Teas

Lemon verbena tea

Lemon verbena tea

Lemon verbena is a perennial shrub.  Lemon verbena leaves are used to add a lemon flavor to fish and poultry dishes, salad dressings, jams, greek yogurt and beverages. It also is used to make herbal teas. This lemon verbena tea recipe will help boost your immune system, aid your digestive system and de-stress you. […]

by January 4, 2013
Cold and flu buster elderberry tea

Cold and flu buster elderberry tea

Do you use black elderberry? This is a potent cold and flu buster elderberry tea. Black elderberry has been used medicinally for hundreds of years. The International Society for Horticultural Science named the elderberry “Herb of the Year” for 2013 and for good reason. The first International Elderberry Symposium was hosted by […]

by January 4, 2013
Cough buster thyme tea

Cough buster thyme tea

This is by far one of my most potent tea recipe. Thyme  is sold both fresh and dried. The fresh form is more flavourful, but also less convenient; storage life is rarely more than a week. While summer-seasonal, fresh greenhouse thyme is often available year round. Thyme tea is a natural […]

by December 30, 2012
Health benefits of lavender tea

Health benefits of lavender tea

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a hardy and heavenly scented perennial. It has a beautiful color. It is revered in Provence (France) as a medicinal plant. It is also used for its scent in many body and bath products, as a tea, for home décor and accessories and so much more. We love its scent […]

by December 10, 2012
Pu-erh tea: the tonic for a healthy life

Pu-erh tea: the tonic for a healthy life

Pu-erh tea also spelled as Pu’er tea, is known as Yunnan Tuocha. It is a potent tea, is praised and revered in traditional Chinese Medicine. To understand its uniqueness, it is important to know how it is made. The leaves of this variety of old wild tea tree are taken and put through a […]

by October 31, 2012