The Tea Chest

ASSAM BLACK TEA (Camellia sinensis assamica), India's only native tea, is packed with antioxidants and is famous the world over for its unique malty flavour and strong, bright colour. Perfect as a morning pick-me-up.

Traditionally used for:

Mental alertness and concentration, circulation, energy and stamina, heart health, oral health, tension/nervous disorders

See MASALA CHAI, STICKY CHA

 

 

HONEYBUSH (Cyclopia) is a naturally sweet, caffeine-free South African herb very high in antioxidants. Calming and soothing, it is perfect before bed.

Traditionally used for:

Insomnia, joint health, diabetes, inflammation, menopause, nervous and digestive disorders

See HONEYBUSH CHAI

 

 

 

ROOIBOS (Aspalathus linearis), a.k.a. red bush, is the better known cousin of Honeybush. Its distinctive red colour and rich nutty, earthy flavour make it the perfect caffeine-free substitute for black tea. Enjoy any time of day.

Traditionally used for:

Bone health, headaches, insomnia, allergies, asthma/eczema, hypertension, skin and hair 

See ROOIBOS CHAI

 

 

 SPEARMINT (Mentha spicata) is well known as a culinary flavouring, but is medicinally useful for so much more. Naturally sweeter than Peppermint, it provides the perfect balance to the peppery Tulsi.

Traditionally used for:

Respiratory health, circulation and digestion, nausea, blood pressure, hormonal balance, halitosis

See TULSI & MINT CHA

 

 

TULSI / HOLY BASIL (Ocimum tenuiflorum) is cultivated across India as a spiritual and medicinal plant, where it is known as the Queen of Herbs and is revered as the elixir of life. It has a complex peppery flavour.

Traditionally used for:

Adaptogen (anti-stress), immune disorders, coughs and colds, respiratory disorders, inflammation, fever, headaches, heart health

See TULSI & MINT CHAI