An aromatic tea, the cooling peppermint sensations are tamed by the lemongrass with a slight warming sensation of ginger, all culminating in a natural sweetness created by the strawberries. I only use all natural organic ingredients and there are no added sugar or flavourings.
One of the first types of tea I was given by my mother when I was a child was peppermint tea, I used to suffer from stomach aches when I was younger and in Jamaica we used it as a folk remedy to help ease the pain. When we moved to the UK in 1993 I recall a time when I had a very sore stomach my mum gave me peppermint tea and she had taken me to the doctor, back then they didn’t seem to know about its benefits and the doctor told my mother not to give me “that type of tea anymore”. Since then it has been prescribed for many ailments and is a wonderful plant to have in your kitchen cupboard or your garden (fresh mint smells amazing!)
The flavour of our teas have changed over time to present day and this is because like wine the flavours come from the growing conditions and nutrients in the soil. Degradation of soil and leaves means that flavours that once used to exist are extremely rare to find now and will disappear in the near future if something is not done.
Part of the Asteraceae family of plants, which also includes, Echinacea, Sunflowers and Marigold. Chamomile is a daisy like flowering plant, that has been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. Used in a variety of products from cosmetics to aromatherapy to beverages. Chamomile has a natural calming effect and its use has been traced back to as far as ancient Egyptian times.
Loose leaf or tea bag, which is the best type to drink? When it comes to tea the truth is its personal prefrence, however there are things that you should know about tea that may change your whole presepective.