St Julien Tea

Posted by Susan Faure on

So excited to include St. Julien tea in our gift hampers. St Julien is a boutique company based in Melbourne Victoria.

All of the ingredients are organic and hand packed in biodegradable, corn fiber teabags. Unlike many other tea companies, St. Julien Tea does not use any artificial colours, flavours or chemical enhancers. 

Melbourne Chai

This fusion-style Masala Chai is like nothing you ever tried before. Organic black tea, cinnamon, cardamom and lemon verbena make a soft and smooth blend that will delight your palate.

Strong but balanced, this tea is better paired with milk, and perfect as your morning cuppa or afternoon tea.

Ingredients:
Organic black tea, cinnamon, cardamom and lemon verbena

Health benefits:
Cinnamon: Known as a digestive aid, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, warming and grounding, antiviral and anti-fungal. Cinnamon is an effective herb for strengthening and harmonising the flow of circulation. Used in Ayurvedic medicine for tooth ache, muscle tension, colds and flus, and is also considered to strengthen the heart, warm the kidneys and promote healthy digestion. A universal medicine that adds flavour, sweetness, aroma and warmth to food.

Cardamom pods: They are used for both culinary and therapeutic purposes. They're native to southern India and have been used for thousands of years to assist digestion. Benefits include; appetizer, carminative, stimulant, stomachic.

Lemon Verbena: Lemon verbena is native to South America, known for its medicinal effects and qualities as a food additive. Health benefits include: weight loss, strengthens muscles, reduces inflammation, boosts immunity, aids in digestion, relieves anxiety and treats congestion. Lemon verbena has a lighter, less aggressive flavour that other lemon-based plants, best described as lemon perfume. Also used topically on the skin to soften and relieve puffiness.

Baku Bonfire

Inspired by the capital of Azerbaijan, the land of fire, this tea is warm and comforting. The perfect blend of sweet fruits, warming cinnamon and floral hibiscus.

Ingredients:

Australian Certified Organic apple bits, hibiscus, gunpowder tea, rosehip shells, cloves, orange peel, lemon peel, cassia cinnamon, safflower petals

Health benefits:

Hibiscus: Hibiscus is rich in vitamin C, minerals and various antioxidants. Ruby red in colour and a tart, sour taste. Common health benefits include: blood pressure management, menstrual pain, antidepressant properties, aids digestion, weight loss, anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory.

Gunpowder green tea: A classic green tea from the Zhejiang province, China. It is among the most popular green tea specialties. As the name implies, Gunpowder tea is made up of leaves hand-rolled into tiny pellets. A full-bodied smooth tasting cup with a bold, slightly smoky flavour. Higher in caffeine than most other green teas, it is famous for the energizing properties it contains, and often used by athletes to improve endurance.

Rosehip: Rosehips are the fruit of the rose. Once the flower has bloomed and the petals have fallen off, the ‘hip’ is plucked from the centre. Rosehips have huge medicinal value including: anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, antiviral, antiseptic, antispasmodic and antibacterial. They’re also astringent, antioxidant, and a blood, kidney, urinary tract, and recovery tonic. Rosehips are believed to be native to Persia. Common medicinal uses include: to fight free radicals, strengthen immunity, relieve pain, lower blood pressure, aid digestion, to treat urinary and kidney disorders. 

How to infuse:
Heat water to 100 degrees
Infuse for 5 minutes in water or cook in milk for minimum 10 minutes

How to store:
Store in a cool, dark place in an airtight container, away from outside aromas


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