Enjoy a refreshing herbal tea by infusing the leaves of these specially selected herbs in hot water. More popularly referred to as a tisane, tea made with these varieties has excellent therapeutic properties and a range of homeopathic and medicinal qualities.
To create a delightful, detoxifying brew simply pick a big handful of leaves (have fun experimenting with different mixes), pop them in a pot and pour boiling water over them. Let them steep for a few minutes and pour.
Lemon Verbena - Large shrub giving sweet lemon flavour that’s refreshing and lemony scent each time it is touched. Perfect choice for planting near paths or in containers on the patio. Can be moved indoor when planted in pots as it needs frost-free conditions. Will need free draining rather poor soil. Will not grow in damp conditions. Perennial.
Sweet Chamomile - A fragrant, mat forming perennial that is a garden favourite. Foliage has a wonderful apple-like fragrance when crushed with pretty creamy white double flowers. Perfect for a soothing Chamomile tea.
Five Leaf Ginseng - Very famous East Asian tea plant, decorative, with creeping/hanging habit and decorative leaves. Hardy. Perfect for herbal teas with numerous medicinal uses. Perennial.
English Peppermint - With refreshing flavor. Perfect for teas, salads and decorating. Perennial.
Pineapple Sage - Makes a wonderfully refreshing tea and can be drunk hot or cold. Perennial.