Tangy lemon, aromatic peppermint, cardamom and sweet liquorice. The aroma of this bright, fresh tea clears the mind like a cooling breeze. Whether enjoyed cold or hot, YOGI TEA® Lime Mint is an invitation to enjoy a relaxing day of harmonious calm and well-being. The essence of this tea is: ‘The easy life’.
liquorice*, lime*, spearmint*, peppermint*, cardamom*, dried lemon juice*, turmeric root*, ginger*, cinnamon*, cloves*, black pepper*
* Certified organic
Limes are the intense, sour relatives of lemons. They were brought to southern Europe in the Middle Ages by the crusaders and contain many nutritious minerals and micronutrients in addition to plenty of vitamin C.
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.
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.
Spearmint is one of the most popular types of mint, which no kitchen or garden can do without. The plant belongs to the labiate family and grows up to half a metre tall. It has a refreshingly fruity, extremely aromatic flavour.
Cardamom has been one of the most popular spices in the Asian and Arabian regions for thousands of years. Its delicate, sweet yet sharp aroma means that it is perfect for use in numerous dishes – from spicy curries to aromatic Christmas baked goods. Thanks to its essential oils and other important nutrients, cardamom is one of the oldest healing plants in the world.
The lemon, which originates from India, has only been native to Europe since the 13th century. It belongs to the fruits with the highest vitamin C content and also contains nutritious essential oils, phosphorus and magnesium. Its juice tastes sour yet fruity, and slightly bitter.
Turmeric is an old medicinal plant, which mainly flourishes in southern Asia and Mediterranean regions. It belongs to the ginger family and is a main component of curry powder. In India, the gentle, spicy, ginger-like turmeric was one of the most important spices over 5,000 years ago and was even considered holy due to its medicinal properties.
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.
Cinnamon is one of the most expensive herbs in the world and is thought to have been used in China around 3,000 B.C. as a herb and medicinal plant. Cinnamon is extracted from the bark of the cinnamon tree. It tastes aromatic and sweet, and contains nutritious tannins as well as valuable essential oils.
Cloves are the flower buds of the clove tree and are mainly used in our part of the world as a spice in foods such as Lebkuchen (gingerbread) or red cabbage. They belong to the Myrtaceae family and have an intense, spicy aroma, which led to them even being weighed up with gold in ancient China and Egypt.
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 7 minutes - or longer for a stronger flavour.