Anise Pimpinella anisum
Anise 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
Anise 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
Long 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
The 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
In 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
Catnip 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
Chamomile 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
A 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 aftertaste.
Dog Rose Rosa canina
The 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
Echinacea 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 like Echinacea.
Hibiscus Hibiscus syriacus
Hibiscus 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.
Drinking 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
Fresh 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
Lemongrass 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
Licorice 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
Mountain-mint 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 them.
Mulberry Morus nigra
The 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
Spearmint 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
The 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
The 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 British traders.
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