Ingredients: Rose, Elderflower, Lemon Verbena, Chamomile, Spearmint, hibiscus and Cornflower loose leaf tea.
A delightful and inspiring blend full of floral notes, an uplifting hint of mint and a zest of lemon that can be enjoyed at any time of the day; either as a warming brew or chilled over ice.
45g of organic loose leaf herbs will serve you up to 30 cups of tea.
Caffeine content: caffeine free. Made by Laura from The Singing Leaf.
Can be served hot or cool, and with added fresh herbs
Hot: Use 1-2 tsp per cup and Infuse for 5 -7 mins. Refill and reinfuse up to 3 times. A slightly longer brew will allow the herbs to release their full potential into your infusion.
Iced: 2tsp per cup and Infuse until cool and then separate the herbs. Your infusion can be kept refridgerated for 2-3 days. Serve 1 part tea : 2 parts still/sparkling water and add ice if you wish.
Cocktail infusion: Mix with a little Sparkling wine or Prosecco. Serve 1 part tea: 2 parts Prosecco or sparkling wine.
Additional Herbs and/ or fruit: Add fresh Lemon balm, mint and/ or some sliced fresh fruit.
Calming, soothing, uplifting, antioxidents, nourishing, vitamin rich
Rose/ Rosa gallica
Roses have a long tradition of medicinal use, some say that “Roses are good for the skin and soul” and in my experience, the preparation and use of rose petals do indeed open the heart and widen perspective. They have anti-depressant, anti-spasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent and sedative properties just to name a few.
Elderflower/ Sambucus nigra
Elderflower has long been used for its diaphoretic and anti -catarrhal properties, it is a well-known preventative remedy for hay fever and conditions of the upper respiratory tract.
Lemon Verbena/ Aloysia citrodora
With its light and fragrant lemony taste, Lemon Verbena is a refreshing and uplifting addition to an infusion. It is also an anti-inflammatory, immune enhancer, carminative, nervine and relaxant.
Chamomile/ Matricia officinlis
This delicate and sweet smelling herb is an excellent gentle sedative, safe for use with children. It also has anti-spasmodic, anti- inflammatory, carminative, nervine, and analgesic properties.
Mint/ Mentha spp.
Mint is a cooling, soothing and refreshing addition to any tea blend and is also excellent taken solo. Mint is a wonderful carminative, it has a relaxing effect on the digestive system with anti-flatulent properties and stimulates bile production. This herb is also a well-known antispasmodic and analgesic and anti-microbial.
Hibiscus/ Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
This beautiful flower adds the vibrant ruby red colour to infusions. Hibiscus is a great source of vitamin c and a refreshingly tart and fruity taste. Immune enhancer
Cornflower/ Centaurea cyanus
This star shaped bright blue bloom have a long history of herbal use and most commonly used to support and maintain eye health, it can also be taken as a bitter, digestive tonic and a liver and gallbladder stimulant.