Smooth green tea adds a meditative soft quality to ginger’s spiciness. The sweet fruitiness of lemon myrtle and lemongrass in combination with fresh peppermint takes this green tea to even greater heights, giving it a refined, refreshing quality. The essence of this tea is: ‘Alertness and openness’.
green tea*, ginger*, lemon grass*, liquorice*, lemon myrtle*, citrus extract*, lemon peel*, peppermint*, black pepper*, ginger oil*
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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.
Ginger has been used in the Far East for more than 3,000 years as a condiment and medicinal plant. It has a fruity-tart taste and contains essential oils and important minerals as well as various vitamins.
The peel of the fruit of the lemon tree, which originates from India, is similarly aromatic to the refreshingly sour flesh of the fruit. The rind also contains up to ten times more vitamins than the juice, including both valuable essential oils and other plant-based compounds.
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.
Liquorice has been used since ancient times for its medicinal properties and is one of the 50 basic herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is around 50 times sweeter than sugar and tastes mild, sweet, bitter and aromatic. Liquorice was selected as the Medicinal Plant of the Year in 2012 due to its valuable nutrients.
Lemon myrtle grows almost exclusively in the Australian state of Queensland. The Aborigines discovered their significance as a medicinal plant long ago, and picked the intensively scented leaves to make tea and oil. Lemon myrtle has a powerful citrus taste and contains important essential oils.
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.
Black pepper, known as the ‘King of Spices’ nowadays is one of the most important spices in the world, together with salt. It originates from the Malabar coast of India and it has an intensive spicy flavour, ranging from mildly spicy to spicy. Ancient traditional medicine of Ayurveda recommends black pepper not only for its spiciness, but also for its valuable properties as a medicinal plant.
Pour 250 ml of freshly boiled water over the teabag. Allow to infuse for 5 minutes.