Traditional Medicinal Gets Wild

Posted on 07 December 2009

traditional-medicinals-productsI drink a tea from the Traditional Medicinal tea company everyday!  I’m slightly allergic to coffee, which is horrible here in America as that is our national beverage next to beer; so my warm beverage for the morning commute is tea.  I like the Traditional Medicinal tea brand for what I feel to be REAL tea, no added flavoring, or coloring like some of those other companies, in fact some of their “specialtea” blends have what I call an acquired taste – my sisters says dirt!  These teas are not for the Celestial Seasonings users, you can add sweetner if you wish, but I like mine straight up!

I was really happy to see in my inbox a press release stating Traditional Medicinal teas have received the first US certification for the new FairWild certification.  They’ve been a leader in fair trade for quite some time, but this sustainability standard, established in 2006, sets international social, ecological and quality standards for wild-collected plant species, with a fair deal for all those involved throughout the supply chain.

“We are very proud to have this new sustainability standard for wild-collected ingredients for our products. However, investing time and resources in developing new universal standards for wild-collected plants is not a marketing idea, this is an example of how we do business,” said Blair Kellison, CEO. Well said!

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Arcadia - who has written 58 posts on Green Girls Global Blog.

Arcadia Maximo is the owner of Maximo Construction, a residential construction company who only builds green! She also teaches a "hands-on" construction class at City College of San Francisco, where she is the coordinator of the Citybuild Academy program. She sits on numerous construction boards and is a Certified Green Building Professional and Certified Sustainable Building Advisor. Her hobbies include writing, ballet, and fashion!

1 Comments For This Post

  1. Jessica Woody says:

    I love Traditional Medicinal tea! My grandmother and sister swear by their “Smooth Move” senna tea to help you “regular”…they have some really tasty teas too. ;-)

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