Pine Needle Fusion Tea is a fortified, loose herbal tea blend, that tastes a bit like Christmas crossed with a pine spiced chai.
- Pine Needles
- Star Anise
- and more!
Several species of Pine needles have been utilised in Asian cultures for hundreds of years, especially in Korea as a traditional folk remedy and potent food source during famines. One such beneficial pine species is Pinus koraiensis
or Korean Pine, which is renowned for its antioxidant potential. Korean Pine needles make a beautiful and refreshing tea, delicious, with the incredible aroma of a pine forest or fresh Christmas tree.
Star anise is a beautiful star-shaped pod, harvested from the evergreen tree Illicium verum.
Star anise is famed not only for its delicious flavor in cooking but its medicinal benefits as well. Star anise is renowned as an impressive source of several powerful phytochemicals like flavonoids and polyphenols, including Quercetin, Anethole, Shikimic acid & Gallic acid. Star anise adds a delicious warming licorice hint that pairs perfectly in a chai herb blend.
Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica
), also known as 'Jin Yin Hua' is a very popular herb used throughout Asia, in Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), food and as a tea. The flower has a light floral scent, and a beautifully subtle sweet taste. Honeysuckle is very important in TCM, being listed as the key component of over 12 preparations within the Chinese Pharmacopoeia.
Infuse 1-2 teaspoons (2-4 g) in very hot water (not boiling) for 5-10 minutes then strain. Use up to three times daily. Best consumed without milk. Add honey to sweeten if desired.
Pine Needle Tea (Pinus koraiensis
) (12%*), Star Anise Tea (12%*), Honeysuckle Tea (11%*), Forsynthia Tea, Organic Ginger Root Tea, Organic Fennel Seed Tea, Schisandra Tea, Organic Green Tea, Organic Licorice Tea, Natural Cinnamon Flavour, Ginger Extract, Black Pepper Extract. *Average Quantities
Consult your health professional or naturopath if you are pregnant, lactating, a child, taking medications or suffering from a serious health condition before enjoying this tea.
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