teas can be made with fresh or dried flowers, leaves, seeds or
roots, generally by pouring boiling water over the plant parts
and letting them steep for a few minutes. Seeds and roots can
also be boiled on a stove. The tisane is then strained, sweetened
if so desired, and served. Many companies produce herbal tea bags
for such infusions.
the other hand, flavoured teas are prepared by adding other plants
to an actual tea (black, oolong, green, yellow, or white tea);
for example, the popular Earl Grey tea is black tea with bergamot,
jasmine tea is Chinese tea with jasmine flowers, and genmaicha
is a Japanese green tea with toasted rice.
are some examples of herbal teas.
has a long history of use as a digestive aid. Ginger tea is approved
in Germany for indigestion and according to the World Health Organization,
clinical data supports its use for the prevention of nausea and
beneficial effects on stomach function have been proven in pharmacological
does it taste? Agreeably pungent and spicy.
tea promotes healthy digestion by relieving mild gastrointestinal
tract conditions that occur after eating. Mint leaves have been
used in medicine for several thousand years according to records
from the Greek, Roman and ancient Egyptian eras.
tea is approved in Canada and in several European countries as
a digestive aid for occasional indigestion, and it is particularly
helpful with flatulence and a sensation of fullness.
does it taste? The aromatic taste and cooling sensation of peppermint
is unmistakable! Children and adults alike enjoy its refreshing
known as "dog rose" (Latin name = Rosa canina), the
scarlet "hips" are hand picked during their peak of
ripeness to ensure optimum quality. The dog rose is native to
Europe, Northern Africa and Western Asia, and its hips are traditionally
used as a fruity breakfast tea, often in combination with hibiscus
an herbal remedy, rose hips are attributed with the ability to
prevent urinary bladder infections, and assist in treating dizziness
does it taste? Pleasantly fruity, sweet and sour. Its vitamin
C content gives it a fresh, tart taste.
Echinacea Plus activates and stimulates immune cells.
does it taste? A fresh and mild mint flavor with a twist of citrus.
can taste a characteristic tingle on your tongue from the alkylamides
in Echinacea, which is one of the important indicators of herb
tea is a calmative and digestive aid and offers relief from occasional
indigestion. It gently benefits the nervous system and the gastrointestinal
According to the World Health Organization, the use of chamomile
tea as a digestive aid as well as for restlessness and mild insomnia
due to nervousness is supported by clinical data. Additionally,
chamomile tea is approved in Canada, Germany, Switzerland and
other countries as a Traditional Herbal Medicine for relief of
does it taste? Organic Chamomile tea is pleasantly aromatic and
slightly bitter and is known for its gentle, apple-like smoothness.
Chamomile's wonderful taste is well known and enjoyed.
benefits of Fennel:
• Improves appetite
• Stimulates digestion
• Eliminates flatulence
• Relieves stomach cramps
• Soothes throat and coughs
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