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One Year Anniversary!

Today marks one year since we opened the doors at The SoakingPot! We could not be more grateful for a successful year of growth, both personally and professionally. Thank you. While it’s been nearly two years since this idea was born, it has actually taken an entire lifetime to get here. I’d love to tell […]

Why you need Fire Cider in your life

Fire Cider

Fire cider was developed by the respected herbalist, teacher and author Rosemary Gladstar, in the late 70s. The original formula calls for infusing fresh horseradish, ginger, garlic, onions, and cayenne pepper in apple-cider vinegar for three to four weeks, then finishing with honey. Gladstar says “the combination of flavors was fabulous — hot, sour, pungent, […]

Do you need to detox?

detoxing black sea salt

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU NEED TO DETOXIFY?Today, with more toxins in the environment than ever, “it’s critical to detox,” says Linda Page, N.D., Ph.D., the author of Detoxification: Programs to Cleanse, Purify and Renew. Page recommends detoxing for symptoms such as:• Unexplained fatigue• Sluggish elimination• Irritated skin• Allergies• Low-grade infection• Puffy eyes or […]

Immortality by the Cup – Steep it Loose!

“It can consume an entire household with the enchanting scent of orchid.” – Tea Master Huang “The Eight Immortals Oolong Tea. Does it provide a life of immortality to you and seven loved ones? Unfortunately it doesn’t! But, what Eight Immortals Oolong does provide is an exceptional oolong tea experience rarely found in the Western world today. […]

Benefits of Green Tea

There are a lot of wonderful things about green tea… Green tea is packed with antioxidants called catechins, which have been proven to contribute in the prevention of cell damage. Green tea also contains a high amount of L-theanine, a relaxing amino acid that calms anxiety symptoms and enhances mental performance by boosting important brain […]

Foot Soaks for Neuropathy

We’ve had several guests that have some form of neuropathy, who have told us the foot soak and/or massage gave them some relief. Here’s a quick overview about what it is and how to alleviate some of the symptoms.  What is neuropathy?Neuropathy is the general disease or malfunction of nerves in the nervous system. An […]

Iron Goddess of Mercy

Iron Goddess of Mercy is a smooth, crisp, velvety, oolong tea with medium caffeine content. This storied tea was grown on China’s high hilltops amongst fresh streams and cool, crisp air. Tender leaves are gently basket tossed immediately after harvesting to rupture the cells for semi-oxidization. Increased steeping time and temperature will draw a distinctively […]

It’s More Than Just Soaking Your Feet

From the moment you enter The SoakingPot Infusion Spa™, an indulgence of the senses greets you. Aromatic blends of essential oils and organic botanicals float through the air. The sound of ocean waves, birds and soothing instrumentals play softly throughout the spa. The SoakingPot experience has only just begun. Warm and friendly staff welcome you […]