'Cretan Blend' Organic Herbal Mix
The most typical Cretan herbs are combined with ayurvedic goodness. This healing and relaxing mixture makes for an extremely refreshing, soothing, and aromatic cup of tea highly regarded for its abundant therapeutic properties. A pleasant reminder of Crete.
Cretan Dittany (Origanum Dictamnus), Cretan Mountain Tea/Malotiras (Sideritis Syriaca), Lemon Verbena (Aloysia Citrodora), Rose Petals, Holy Basil/Tulsi Vana, Curry Plant (Helichrysum Microphyllum)
◉ Herbal teas should be stored in airtight glass containers -in a cool, dark, and dry area- to preserve their flavor and properties.
◉ Before adding a new herbal remedy or supplement to your daily routine, you should consult with a medical doctor or holistic health practitioner.
Herbal Tea Brewing Instructions
- Hot Brew
- Heat the water to just the point when it starts to boil.
- Add 1 teaspoon of loose tea, to a tea infuser or tea bag, for 180ml - 240ml of water.
- Pour the heated water (right off the boil) over the tea, cover your cup, and steep for 7-10 minutes or longer.
- Add honey or stevia for sweetness, if desired.
- Cold Brew
A cold infusion delivers flavors that are sweeter, smoother, more complex, and can be made in a number of different ways.
The Fast Way (Best For Herbal Tea)
Follow the steps as shown in the "Hot Brew", but use less water, and perhaps even more tea, in order to produce tea concentrate.
Strain and pour over ice or cold water.
Overnight Ice Tea
Add 1-2 teaspoons of loose tea to a tea infuser or tea bag, for every 200ml - 250ml of water. Pour room-temperature water over the tea, stir, cover, and refrigerate for 6 to 12 hours.
Follow these additional steps to make the perfect cup of tea!