Herbal teas usually consists of fruits, flowers or spices and do not come from the Camellia Sinensis plant unlike tea. If you’re a milk-and-cookies before bedtime type, try an herbal fruit infusion instead. You’ll sleep better, and will wake up feeling great
There are several varieties and countries of origin of Chamomile, the best quality comes from Eqypt. Chamomile flowers are daisy-like in appearance with a yellow centre and white petal. The golden yellow infusion of this floral caffeine free herbal tea is almost buttery, with the tiniest bit of tartness in the finish. Perfect before bed, it is a naturally soothing and relaxing herb, promoting restfulness and drowsiness. Chamomile pairs well with sweet desserts that have cinnamon and lemon flavours
Hibiscus, a red flower that originates from Egypt and Kenya is a bright, tart and sweet floral brew. Syrupy and thick with a beet like note, it brews a deep crimson colour that is delicious hot or cold. Used in many fruit blends, this tea is full of antioxidants and is hydrating and soothing. Unlike teas, infusions like hibiscus are better when brewed for long periods of time. Sip this scarlet beauty like wine with meaty dishes
This ancient herb has been used for thousands of years for its healing powers. Some of the highest volatile oil counts of any member of the mint family, this variety if stronger and less sweet than spearmint. Peppermint is best known for its ability as a stomach soother and is perfect during and after a meal. Wonderful hot or cold anytime of the year, sip this tea with spicy and buttery foods as the menthol of elevated in the taste notes
An Asian favourite, this herbal brew is high in antioxidants and creates a bright and refreshing cup of tea that is addictive. Grown in abundance in South East Asia, the grass is often used in many dishes in the Thai cuisine. The infusion sometimes hints of those delicious lemon drop candies, offering a slight sweetness with light grassy notes. Best enjoyed hot or cold, this tea is a great accompaniment to Asian dishes and pairs especially well with milk chocolate
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