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This wonderful, aromatic herb and spice tea supports the feminine side of creativity and inner balance.
Women’s and men’s bodies are different. In the ancient yogic texts, it is written that a relaxed body and mind are very important for a woman. This wonderful, aromatic herb and spice tea supports the feminine side of creativity and inner balance. A delicious blend of ginger, orange peel, angelica root and Ayurvedic spices, this unique tea helps support balance and harmony in the natural cycles of life. The essence of this tea is: ‘Deep compassion’.
Ingredients: ginger*, orange peel*, cinnamon*, fennel*, chamomile flowers*, dandelion*, barley malt*, liquorice*, orange oil*, black pepper*, juniper berries*, cardamom*, cloves*, angelica root extract
Ginger has been used in the Far East for more than 3,000 years as a condiment and medicinal plant. It has a fruity-tart taste and contains essential oils and important minerals as well as various vitamins.
It is widely known that oranges contain lots of useful substances. But not many people realise that the peel of the orange is even more valuable than the flesh of the fruit: more than 170 active phytochemicals, over 60 different flavonoids and numerous essential oils make it a valuable source of nutrients. And its refreshing, sweet aroma makes it a very delicious one as well.
Cinnamon is one of the most expensive herbs in the world and is thought to have been used in China around 3,000 B.C. as a herb and medicinal plant. Cinnamon is extracted from the bark of the cinnamon tree. It tastes aromatic and sweet, and contains nutritious tannins as well as valuable essential oils.
Fennel is considered one of the oldest medicinal plants. It belongs to the umbellifereae family and has been popular worldwide for many thousands of years due to its intense aroma. Fennel has a sweet yet spicy taste, somewhat reminiscent of aniseed.
At the end of the 16th century, the famous doctor and botanist, Hieronymus Bock identified chamomile with its pleasant scent as the ‘most commonly-used herb in medicine’. Due to its numerous positive properties, in 1987 it received the very first Medicinal Plant of the Year award, and was voted Medicinal Plant of the Year in 2002.
The first mention of this medicinal plant was found in the documents of Persian doctors around 900 A.D. The Ancient Greeks also quickly learned that the young, bittersweet dandelion leaves not only tasted delicious, but also contained numerous bitter and important substances.
Barley belongs to the sweetgrass family and is native to the Middle East and eastern part of the Balkans. As well as magnesium, calcium and potassium, the aromatic, spicy malt made from germinated barley contains many essential amino acids that the body cannot produce by itself.
Liquorice has been used since ancient times for its medicinal properties and is one of the 50 basic herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is around 50 times sweeter than sugar and tastes mild, sweet, bitter and aromatic. Liquorice was selected as the Medicinal Plant of the Year in 2012 due to its valuable nutrients.
Black pepper, known as the ‘King of Spices’ nowadays is one of the most important spices in the world, together with salt. It originates from the Malabar coast of India and it has an intensive spicy flavour, ranging from mildly spicy to spicy. Ancient traditional medicine of Ayurveda recommends black pepper not only for its spiciness, but also for its valuable properties as a medicinal plant.
Most people know the small, black juniper berries as a sour, tangy and initially slightly sweet spice. But 3,500 years ago the ancient Egyptians had already discovered that the juniper fruit also contained many nutritious properties. Its German name comes from the Old German word ‘wauhal’ meaning ‘freshness/lively’ and ‘der’ for ‘tree’.
Cardamom has been one of the most popular spices in the Asian and Arabian regions for thousands of years. Its delicate, sweet yet sharp aroma means that it is perfect for use in numerous dishes – from spicy curries to aromatic Christmas baked goods. Thanks to its essential oils and other important nutrients, cardamom is one of the oldest healing plants in the world.
Cloves are the flower buds of the clove tree and are mainly used in our part of the world as a spice in foods such as Lebkuchen (gingerbread) or red cabbage. They belong to the Myrtaceae family and have an intense, spicy aroma, which led to them even being weighed up with gold in ancient China and Egypt.
Angelica belongs to a family of umbelliferous plants which grow in rivers, lakes and damp grassland. Bees are attracted to its aromatic scent and people love it for its sweet taste.
Pour 250 ml of freshly boiled water over the teabag. Allow to infuse for 5 to 6 minutes – or longer for a stronger flavour.