Five Seasons TCM

Culinary TCM Herbal Tonic Bags***

$29.29 $40

Five Seasons TCM is a BIPOC-women-owned boutique wellness brand. They’re here to share and modernize the knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) food therapy through educational content, functional products and its’ avant-garde aesthetic.

Each box includes 10, 15g of herbs, to make a pot of tea.

Dampness Reducing
Dampness can be an obstructive force in our bodies, similar to metabolic waste, which can make you feel heavy or find it difficult to lose weight. This tonic bag strengthens spleen Qi, thus transforming dampness and removing turbid materials from within.

Ingredients: Barley 大麦, Azuki beans 红豆, Coix seed 薏米仁, Buckwheat 荞麦, Cape jasmine fruit 栀子, Poria root 茯苓, Euryale ferox Salisb 芡实

Indications: eczema, acne and oily skin, puffy face and eyes, water retention/edema, overweight


Every Superwoman needs her spleen, heart, and liver tended to, especially following her menses. This culinary tonic bag uses famous root herbs used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for its gynecological benefits, particularly for menstrual irregularities. As a “uterine tonic,” it enriches, nourishes, increases, and improves the quality of blood. Best taken around one week before the start of your period to help promote a smoother and easier period.  

Ingredients: Astragalus 黄芪, Angelica sinensis (dang gui) 当归, Rose 玫瑰, Jujube date 红枣, Longan fruit 桂圆, Goji berry 枸杞

Indications: pale & dull complexion, fatigue, anemia, dry skin and lips, PMS


Smooth Digestion
Our Smooth Digestion Culinary Bag will help fortify your spleen function and remove liver Qi stagnation (both are key organs in TCM digestion). It will also harmonize the stomach and disperses food accumulation, bringing you back to a state of easy and graceful digestion. 

Ingredients: Jasmine flower 茉莉花, Toasted barley 炒麦芽, Aged tangerine peel 陈皮, Chinese licorice 甘草, Hawthorn berry 山楂

Indications: bloating, indigestion, lethargy due to overeating, lack of appetite, overweight/obesity


Throat Soothing
Slightly sweet, silky and cooling, this crafted combination moistens the Lungs, stops coughing, and coats your throat with comfort. It also clears heat, quenches thirst, and reduces dryness.

Ingredients: Snow pear 雪梨, Monk fruit 罗汉果, Scaphium scaphigerum (Malva nut) 胖大海, Aged tangerine peel 陈皮, Chinese licorice 甘草, Bamboo leaf 竹叶, Chrysanthemum 菊花, Osmanthus 桂花

Indications: dry throat, coughing, sore throat, hoarse voice, chronic thirst


Lullaby Calming
You'll be singing yourself to bed with our Lullaby Calming Tonic Bag. With several Shen (spirit) calming herbs, it will help produce a soothing effect and engenders a wonderfully calming effect on the body. It helps nourish your heart, reduce episodes of mood swings, and will lay you down to sleep more peacefully, with consistent use.

Ingredients: Lily bulb 百合, Ziziphi Spinosae Semen (suan zao ren) 酸枣仁, Goji berry 枸杞, Longan 桂圆

Indications: insomnia, anxiety, stressed emotions, nightmare disorder


Better Than Coffee
Whether you're over the anxious jitters from coffee or want a healthier alternative for energy, our Better than Coffee Tonic Bag can support a sustained stream of stamina, focus and clarity. It tonifies both kidney and liver yin and yang, and boosts Qi and Blood. With just a little healthy caffeine from premium green tea, this tonic bag will help you get your work done.

Ingredients: Green tea 绿茶, American ginseng 西洋参, Aged tangerine peel 陈皮, Eucommia ulmoides 杜仲, Mint 薄荷, Goji berry 枸杞

Indications: fatigue, lower back and lower limb soreness, foggy focus and blurry eyes, lack of energy and motivation, difficulty concentrating


Flu Protection
At the first signs of feeling ill or under the weather, our Flu Protecting Tonic Bag will help rectify your Wei Qi or “immuni-Qi.” It will help dispel pathogenic wind that is trying to enter your body and strengthen the exterior layers of your body (your skin and pores), solidifying your body’s immune defense.

Ingredients: Ophiopogon japonicus 麦冬, Mulberry leaf 桑叶, Chrysanthemum 菊花, Aged tangerine peel 陈皮, Astragalus 黄芪

Indications: flu symptoms, low immunity, seasonal allergies


Liver Care
The eyes are the associated sense organ of the liver. Our Liver Care Tonic Bag gently clears heat, resolves dampness, and dispels stasis from your liver meridian and organ, while nourishing your eyes to keep them bright, moist, and filled with spark.

Ingredients: Dandelion 蒲公英, Semen cassiae 决明子, Kudzu root 葛根, Cape jasmine fruit 栀子, Chicory 菊苣, Goji 枸杞, Mulberry leaf 桑叶, Chrysanthemum 菊花

Indications: alcoholism, irritated/ red eyes, anger, hangover, heartburn, trouble or inability to fall asleep, difficulty staying asleep, indigestion

Our Frequently Asked Questions are here to help! Still have a question? Email us and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.


How do you choose your products?
All products carried at Boketto Wellness have been chosen with your wellbeing in mind and adhere to the highest standards of containing all-natural, organic and wildcrafted ingredients. We have direct relationships with the makers behind every single brand that we carry, and can attest to the intention, thoughtfulness, and quality of each product. We like to stock products that aren't typically available on Amazon, etc., and actively seek to support underrepresented makers (BIPOC, femme, and queer) in the wellness category.

If you have specific questions or concerns about ingredients, do reach out. We’re happy to provide detailed information to ensure you receive the answers you’re looking for.

Do you sell local brands?
We do! In fact it’s something that we’re very proud of, and is at the core of our business approach in supporting independent makers that craft right here in Richmond, Virginia.

Can you help me in figuring out which products best suit my needs?
The beauty of our brick + mortar is that all of our retail specialists are well versed in our products and excited to connect with you on an individual level to better understand your priorities and needs.

To help you select the products that are best suited for you simply reach out to us via booking a private retail appointment or swinging by the shop. If you’re unable to make it into our Richmond location, send your questions through social, phone, or email—we’re happy to connect with you there.

Do you sell gift cards?
Yes! Both digital and physical gift cards are available for purchase in-store and online. We also offer gift wrapping services to make your gift a little extra special.



What is your shipping policy?

We ship with USPS in the continental domestic U.S. and do our best to fulfill and ship within 1-3 business days after receipt of your order.

We offer free standard shipping for domestic orders over $100 (prior to tax and shipping.)

Purchases under $100 are calculated by weight, class of shipping chosen, and destination.

We also offer free curbside and in-store pick-up for all local orders. Simply choose the In-Store Pick Up option at checkout and we'll have that ready for you shortly.

We use DHL for international shipping and the cost is calculated by weight and distance to travel.

What’s your return/exchange policy?
Please refer to our Shipping + Returns page for our full return, refund, and exchange policies.



Do you offer educational workshops and events?
Absolutely! We host and provide education on a variety of topics and events for the Boketto community. Workshops and events are announced first on social and via our newsletter, as well as posted on our Events page.

If you’re interested in hosting a workshop or special event on our platform, email Boketto Founder, Jelena Nikolajevic with your proposal/details, etc.



What services do you currently offer?
All of our wellness services can be found here. We offer services like acupuncture, facials, gua sha, microcurrent, waxing & tinting, massage therapies (reflexology, pregnancy, sport...), and Naturopathy. All treatments are provided by licensed practitioners that offer effective perspectives and methodologies that cater to your individual needs. You can learn more about our practitioners on our Service Providers page.

What products are used in the treatments?
For massage treatments, it varies for each practitioner and the client’s preference. All cream- and oil-based products used in massage treatments are 100% natural and organic. Marie Veronique products are exclusively used in all our facial treatments. If you have any questions or concerns about allergies, scent, etc do reach out, we’re happy to get you the answers you need.

How do I book an appointment? You can book 24/7 online, or feel free to call our shop during store hours to speak with someone directly about making an appointment.

What is the cancellation policy?
We’ve tightened-up our cancellation policy, and appreciate your understanding.

When cancelling or changing your service appointment, our policy requires you kindly give us 24 hours notice. We will not be able to offer refunds on late cancellations, last-minute changes or no shows—the card used to book an appointment are subject to be charged the full cost of the scheduled service.

You can cancel or change an appointment online, by following the link in your confirmation/reminder emails. You’ll receive an email confirmation to assure your cancellation request has been accepted.

And, yes, emergencies happen. If something unforeseen occurs, wherever we can, our team will work with you to resolve it. Within 24 hours contact us at (804) 354-6707 during store hours.

When does my card get charged?
A valid credit card is required to book your appointment, however it isn’t charged until your service is complete.

Is there paperwork that I need to complete prior to my appointment?
At the time of booking your appointment, you’ll be given intake forms to complete. We suggest review and complete the paperwork relevant to your service digitally, promptly. Your practitioner will want to review before your arrival, to best prepare and address concerns/questions.


I’m interested in stocking my product at Boketto
Three cheers for making your passion manifest! However, we’re currently not expanding our coterie of vendors/makers. To reduce physical waste, valuable time, and emotional energy, kindly refrain from shipping us samples without our express consent. Additionally, due to the number of requests received via email, we’re unable to read digital queries. If our situation changes we’ll change the message here, accordingly. Check back from time to time. Thank you for your understanding.

Who did your website / photography / styling?
Our website was designed by Claire Crookston Creative with Jennifer Elsner, and the gorgeous writing, photography + styling was done by Kate Belew, Alexis Courtney and Bella Weinstein, respectively.

Our shipping and return policies are noted below.  If you have additional questions or concerns regarding an order, please contact us via email and we will respond within 48 hours.

We are a small but mighty team so we sincerely appreciate your support, patience, and understanding, especially during these times of uncertainty.

Domestic Shipping

Online orders being shipped domestically are processed within 24-36 hours and shipped via USPS. All in stock items are processed Monday-Friday. Friday orders ship the following Monday.

A confirmation e-mail with tracking is sent once your package has been shipped.

We offer free standard shipping for domestic orders over $150 (prior to tax and shipping.)

Purchases under $150 are calculated by weight, class of shipping chosen, and destination.

Let us know if you require any special shipping needs and we will do our best to accommodate you. To make arrangements, call us at 804-354-6707.

We also offer free in-store pick-up. Simply choose the In-Store Pick Up option at checkout and you’ll receive a notification when ready. 

Please note: Due to the impacts shipping providers continue to face you may experience shipping delays beyond our control. Kindly allow an additional 1-2 business days for your order to arrive, and if you still have concerns, let us know and we’ll work with you to figure it out. 

International Shipping

We use DHL for international shipping and the cost is calculated by weight and distance to travel.

Returns and Exchanges

Unopened skincare, makeup and hair/body products purchased within 14 days are eligible for a full refund in the original method paid or store credit (less any shipping costs.)

Opened products that are gently used and returned within 14 days of original purchase, are eligible for store credit towards another purchase or exchange. 

In order to receive a refund, we MUST receive the package within 14 days from the date of purchase (this includes shipping time.) Any returns received after the 14 day period are not eligible for refund. 

Refunds will not be issued for products that have been opened or used and remains up to the store owner or staff’s discretion.

FINAL SALE ITEMS: All sale, pantry, ingestible items, tools, home, objects, and lifestyle items are final sale including but not limited to: dry brushes, gua sha & massage tools, textiles, ceramics, toothbrushes, tongue scrapers, makeup brushes and books.

To submit your return request email with subject line "RETURN REQUEST: ORDER #" including the following criteria:

  • First and Last Name
  • Order Number
  • Date of Purchase
  • Reason for Return

After you reach out to us, we’ll respond in 1-2 days. Shipping costs for online returns are the responsibility of the customer. We request you provide us with tracking details for your package. If you are returning in person, first make sure the item(s) meet the above terms for a refund or exchange.

We reserve the right to research the original purchase and to limit or decline refunds. All sales items are non-refundable and can not be exchanged. Promotional offers may not be combined with any other sale, promotion, discount, code, coupon and/or offer.


We take care to ship your order, and while a rare occurrence, ship happens. If you receive a product from us that appears to be damaged or defective, kindly accept our apologies and contact us right away.

In order to process, kindly photograph the outside and inside of the box and email with the following to

  • First and Last Name
  • Order Number
  • Date of Purchase
  • Explanation of damage

Don’t throw away the box or damaged goods, our shipping provider might require your sending it back to us.

All damage claims must be received within 3 days of delivery.

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