Anise Pimpinella anisum
tea has a pleasant flavor and aroma, reminiscent of sweet licorice. A
cup of Anise tea just before bedtime will help you rest better and
sleep soundly. The leaves and seeds are used to flavor licorice.
Anise Hyssop Agastache foeniculum
hyssop makes a delightful addition to mixed herbal teas and a fine tea
all to itself. It has a delicate anise or licorice flavor. The tea is
naturally sweet, so extra sweetener is not necessary. In fact the tea is
so sweet that it can be used to sweeten other foods. Folklore medicine
employed anise hyssop herbal tea to treat colds, coughs and fevers, to
induce sweating, and to strengthen a weak heart.
Holy Basil Red & Green Ocicum sanctum
revered for its nutritive qualities and exceptional taste in India,
Holy Basil is quickly gain a wide following in the west. The taste of
Holy Basil tea is often slightly 'spicier' than other Basil variants,
and reminds some of clover. The flavorful brew is a tasty and
beneficial herbal infusion, which is prepared in the same way as one
would make black, green, oolong (wu-long) or white tea.
Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Oswego Indians first introduced wild bergamot to American colonists
during the time of the Boston Tea Party. Wild bergamot replaced the
tea that was thrown into the Atlantic ocean. The fresh or dried leaves
are brewed into a refreshing aromatic and medicinal tea.
Wood Betony Pedicularis canadensis
the Middle Ages, wood betony was believed to possess many magical
properties and was widely used in amulets and charms. The leaves of
Wood Betony produce a tea whose taste reminds some of a caffeine-free
alternative to traditional black tea.
Catnip Nepeta cataria
tea helps relax the mind and induces good sleep at night. catnip tea
leaves should not be boiled or added to boiling water because the
leaves tend to lose their natural flavor.
Chamomile Matricaria recutita
makes a pleasant aromatic tea with a fruity flavor, enhanced by sugar
or honey. The gentle, calming qualities of Chamomile tea make it an
ideal after-dinner or bedtime tea. A popular tea for those looking for
mild relief from stress.
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum morifolium
favorite tea in East Asia, Chrysanthemum has a light and soothing
flavor that is suitable for any time or occasion. This tea is rich in
range of vitamins from iron, vitamin C, magnesium, calcium and potassium
and more. When brewed, it produces a light brown color, a strong
citrus-like aroma, and strong sweet taste & long lasting sweet
Dog Rose Rosa canina
flavor Rose Hips produce a tea that is both soothing and loaded with
natural Vitamin C. Rose hips have a tangy, fruity flavor similar to
that of cranberries.
Echinacea Echinaceae purpurea
leaves, flowers and roots are used in herbal teas, the taste of which
is improved by blending with licorice root, peppermint or orange rind.
Stevia and honey are natural sweeteners that go well with herbal teas
Hibiscus Hibiscus syriacus
tea has been consumed for ages because it is a soothing, tasty beverage
that can be prepared quickly and easily. It has a sweet, aromatic
flavor and high levels of vitamin C & antioxidants.
Lavender Lavendula spp.
a cup of Lavender tea before going to bed is known to promote restful
sleep. It is soothing and highly aromatic tea with a light &
slightly sweet taste.
Lemon Balm Melisssa officinalis
leaves burst of lemon when squeezed. A truly delightful tea made from
the dried leaves is our favourite anytime tea as it both stimulates
the heart and calms the nerves. Fresh chopped leaves are also
interesting in salads, soups and stews.
Lemon Mint Monarda citriodora
The bright, refreshing citrus tones of Lemon Mint make this tea a refreshing pick-me-up morning, midday or evening.
Lemongrass Cymbopogon flexuosus
has been traditionally been used as a flavorful tea or broth in the
Philippines and South East Asia. As the name suggests the flavor is
strongly citrus, but with a slightly spicy and tangy edge that is
reminiscent of ginger. With plenty of light and water, Lemongrass will
be among the more bountiful producers in your tea garden.
Licorice Glycyrrhiza glabra
has long been appreciated as a flavoring in confections, liqueurs and
other creations. It's use as a flavorful tea goes back even farther.
Licorice tea does not taste exactly like the black licorice sticks you
might remember from childhood. That’s because most licorice candy is
usually flavored with anise.
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum pilosum
has a hot, spicy, mint-like flavor. The fresh or dried leaves are
brewed into a refreshing mint-like medicinal herb tea. This herb was
considered powerful medicine and used by medicine men to revive the
dead. Several native American tribes claim that the fresh crushed
flowers, when stuffed up the nose of a person near death will revive
Mulberry Morus nigra
edible berries are both tasty and nutritious, and the leaves can be
eaten as a vegetable or brewed into a tea. The tea has the ability to
block the absorption of sugars, which makes it healthy for diabetics.
Spearmint Mentha spicata
tea has been in use since ancient times. It is savored for its
refreshingly light aroma as well as its natural, caffeine-free taste.
Spearmint tea has a refreshing effect and can be consumed hot or cold.
In fact, its aroma itself creates freshness and the effects can be felt
right after drinking it.
Tea Green & Black Camellia sinensis
original tea plant, whose leaves account for the myriad varieties of
green, white and black teas. Camelia sinensis is a tropical shrub or
small tree which requires the warmer temperatures and higher humidities
of a tropical or carefully-regulated greenhouse.
Wintergreen Gultheria procumbens
Native Americans were among the first to utilize the leaves of
Wintergreen for a warming, minty brew that was also renowned for unique
healing virtues. Wintergreen tea was the tea of choice during the
American Revolution and the boycott of traditional tea imported by
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