In YOGI TEA® Green Balance, green tea and kombucha represent the noble Asian tradition of a balanced lifestyle of both the physical body and the mind. This tea combines the ancient tradition of green tea together with lemongrass, elderflower and fresh peppermint to a delicious and delightful blend. The essence of this tea is: ‘Perfect balance’.
green tea*, elderflower*, lemon grass*, peppermint*, natural flavour, dried kombucha drink*, lemon verbena*
* Certified organic
Sencha, the green tea that we like to use, is also described as the ‘green tea of royalty’. It combines the positive characteristics of green tea leaves, creating a well-balanced taste with its fresh, distinctive flavour.
In Southeast Asia, this aromatic herb and medicinal plant is also known by the name ‘fever grass’. It contains essential oils and has a powerful, fresh citrus flavour. It is still unknown where this plant that belongs to the sweetgrass family, and is mainly used in Asian cuisine, originates from.
First discovered in 1696 and presumably a coincidental result of water mint and wild mint, peppermint is one of the most important medicinal plants in the world. Peppermint has a slightly sharp taste and is adored around the world for its refreshing aroma and nutritious properties. In 2004 it was selected as Medicinal Plant of the Year.
Hippocrates, the most famous doctor of ancient times, once described elderflower as a ‘medicinal cabinet’. Numerous nutrients, such as vitamin C and B, essential oils and citric acids make this slightly bitter-tasting shrub one of the world’s most popular medicinal plants.
Kombucha is a blend of various yeasts and has been served as a drink for thousands of years due to its unique aroma and nutritious properties. Kombucha tastes sour yet sweet and contains iron and nutritious folic acid as well as the vitamins C, B, D and K.
The lemon verbena, also known as the verbena, was introduced to Europe in the 18th century. Its native home is under the sun of South America, where it has long since been treasured as an important medicinal plant. The lemon verbena belongs to the Verbenaceae family and contains important essential oils.
Pour 250 ml of freshly boiled water over the teabag. Allow to infuse for 5 minutes.