Botanicals

  • Commonly used by Do It Yourself home tea blenders, catnip, nepata cataria, can be brewed to produce an herbal tea that has a calming and relaxing effect on humans. Combine it with chamomile to increase the calming effect.

    Catnip

    Commonly used by Do It Yourself home tea blenders, catnip, nepata cataria, can be brewed to produce an herbal tea that has a calming and relaxing effect on humans. Combine it with chamomile to increase the calming effect.  Ingredients: Dried Catnip

  • Chicory root is used in roasted ground form as a substitute for, or additive to, coffee. Native to Europe, it was brought to North America in the 1700s and is now well established across the continent but during the American Civil War, Louisianans looked to adding chicory root to their coffee when Union naval blockades cut off the port of New Orleans. With shipments coming to a halt, desperate New Orleanians looking for their coffee fix began mixing things with coffee to stretch out the supply. Hence, the invention of Chicory Coffee.

    Chicory Root

    Chicory root is used in roasted ground form as a substitute for, or additive to, coffee. Native to Europe, it was brought to North America in the 1700s and is now well established across the continent but during the American Civil War, Louisianans looked...

  • We source these Super Blue Lavender Flowers from France where they grow both wild and cultivated in the rocky soil of the mountainous Provence region. The petite, blue to violet-colored flowers, which have a sweet, herbaceous scent, have numerous sweet and savory culinary applications. Lavender pairs well with lamb and makes a tasty flavoring for ice cream. Other food affinities include apple jelly, butter, cream, custard, dark chocolate, honey, sugar, tea and vinegar.

    French Lavender

    We source these Super Blue Lavender Flowers from France where they grow both wild and cultivated in the rocky soil of the mountainous Provence region. The petite, blue to violet-colored flowers, which have a sweet, herbaceous scent, have numerous sweet...

  • Sourced from North Africa, these hibiscus flowers are full flavored and have a rosy, tart flavor. Preferred over whole hibiscus for tea use.

    Hibiscus

    Sourced from North Africa, these hibiscus flowers are full flavored and have a rosy, tart flavor. Preferred over whole hibiscus for tea use.   Ingredients: Hibiscus Flowers

  • Used by ancient Greeks and Romans to alter the flavor of wine, lemon balm has a delicate lemony flavor. Use to sweeten jam, jellies, as an addition to salad, and as a flavoring for various fish and poultry dishes (and even liqueurs). It is also often used as a tea ingredient to add a crisp citrusy flavor.

    Lemon Balm

    Used by ancient Greeks and Romans to alter the flavor of wine, lemon balm has a delicate lemony flavor. Use to sweeten jam, jellies, as an addition to salad, and as a flavoring for various fish and poultry dishes (and even liqueurs). It is also often...

  • Diced Lemon Peel is a convenient way to add tart, tangy, citrusy flavor and aroma to any recipe. Use in marinades or rubs for a bright, citrus flavor. Whisk into vinaigrettes or creamy dressings. Sprinkle onto rice or fish to brighten flavor. Include in baking for tartness and brightness,

    Lemon Peel

    Diced Lemon Peel is a convenient way to add tart, tangy, citrusy flavor and aroma to any recipe. Use in marinades or rubs for a bright, citrus flavor. Whisk into vinaigrettes or creamy dressings. Sprinkle onto rice or fish to brighten flavor. Include in...

  • Lemongrass is common in Southeast Asia and is widely grown in other parts of the world. It has a strong citrus flavor. It is very prominent in the cuisines of Thailand and Vietnam. It tastes good with/in curries, soups, stews and casseroles particularly those made with chicken and seafood. Please note: Lemongrass should not be used during pregnancy.

    Lemongrass

    Lemongrass is common in Southeast Asia and is widely grown in other parts of the world. It has a strong citrus flavor. It is very prominent in the cuisines of Thailand and Vietnam. It tastes good with/in curries, soups, stews and casseroles particularly...

  • The Licorice Root we carry is commonly used by the do it yourself home tea blender and is cut into the perfect 1/4-inch size. Since this is root herb make sure you steep it for at least ten minutes or more.

    Licorice Root

    The Licorice Root we carry is commonly used by the do it yourself home tea blender and is cut into the perfect 1/4-inch size. Since this is root herb make sure you steep it for at least ten minutes or more. Steeping Instructions: 1-1.5 tsp, Boiling...

  • Our Diced Orange Peel is an exceptional and convenient way to add the citrus aroma and vibrancy of orange to any recipe. Use in marinades or rubs for a bright, citrus flavor. Whisk into vinaigrettes or creamy dressings. Add to iced teas, mulled wines or cocktails. Rehydrate use as a topping for baked goods.

    Orange Peel

    Our Diced Orange Peel is an exceptional and convenient way to add the citrus aroma and vibrancy of orange to any recipe. Use in marinades or rubs for a bright, citrus flavor. Whisk into vinaigrettes or creamy dressings. Add to iced teas, mulled wines or...

  • Crushed Peppermint leaves are dried for convenient and consistent use in the kitchen, perfect for infusing minty flavors into simple syrups and dairy or using as a garnish. Add to loose leaf teas and herbal teas before Steeping. Season dressings for raw fruits and roasted vegetables. Adds a delicious flavor to oven roasted new potatoes or candied carrots. Use to season grain salads like tabbouleh. Brings delightfully unexpected flavor to stuffings for vegetables and poultry.

    Peppermint Leaves

    Crushed Peppermint leaves are dried for convenient and consistent use in the kitchen, perfect for infusing minty flavors into simple syrups and dairy or using as a garnish. Add to loose leaf teas and herbal teas before Steeping. Season dressings for raw...

  • Surprisingly, raspberry leaves do not taste like raspberries but instead have a slightly bitter and tangy flavor that many associate with traditional black teas. Raspberry leaves are commonly used as an ingredient in herbal teas.

    Raspberry Leaves

    Surprisingly, raspberry leaves do not taste like raspberries but instead have a slightly bitter and tangy flavor that many associate with traditional black teas. Raspberry leaves are commonly used as an ingredient in herbal teas. Ingredients: Dried...

  • The practice of using roasted dandelion root to produce a coffee-like beverage first gained popularity in the mid-1800s and is still going strong. Dandelion root tea has robust flavor, full body and is naturally sweet because of natural fructose, but is free of acid, bitterness and caffeine.

    Roasted Dandelion Root

    The practice of using roasted dandelion root to produce a coffee-like beverage first gained popularity in the mid-1800s and is still going strong. Dandelion root tea has robust flavor, full body and is naturally sweet because of natural fructose, but is...

  • Rose hips are naturally high in Vitamin C and packed with flavonoids (antioxidants). In fact, during WWII the British government commissioned the collection of rose hips to make rose hip syrup as a source of vitamin C as citrus fruits were impossible to obtain. Rose hips have a tart flavor and can be used as a tea ingredient or to make jams and jellies.

    Rose Hips

    Rose hips are naturally high in Vitamin C and packed with flavonoids (antioxidants). In fact, during WWII the British government commissioned the collection of rose hips to make rose hip syrup as a source of vitamin C as citrus fruits were impossible to...

  • This dried Crushed Spearmint is perfect for adding a refreshing burst of mint flavor to a recipe. Use in mint sauce or mint jelly to pair with lamb. Use for mint tea or other refreshing beverages. Add to oven roasted new potatoes, candied carrots, grains, vegetables and grilled meats. Use to garnish vegetable or fruit salads.

    Spearmint Leaves

    This dried Crushed Spearmint is perfect for adding a refreshing burst of mint flavor to a recipe. Use in mint sauce or mint jelly to pair with lamb. Use for mint tea or other refreshing beverages. Add to oven roasted new potatoes, candied carrots,...

  • Stevia Leaf has been in the news in the last few years because it offers a naturally sweet taste with no calories, making it very useful for those trying to watch their weight as well as their sugar intake. Stevia Leaf, also goes by the common names of sweet leaf, honey leaf, sweet herb of Paraguay, Kaa he-he and sugar leaf. It is commonly used as a sugar substitute and a little will go a long way.

    Stevia Leaves

    Stevia Leaf has been in the news in the last few years because it offers a naturally sweet taste with no calories, making it very useful for those trying to watch their weight as well as their sugar intake. Stevia Leaf, also goes by the common names of...

  • Our blend of three varieties of Tulsi (Krishna, Rama and Vana) to create the perfect balance of earthy and minty flavors.

    Tulsi

    Our blend of three varieties of Tulsi (Krishna, Rama and Vana) to create the perfect balance of earthy and minty flavors. Steeping Instructions: 1-1.5 tsp, Boiling Water, 3-5 Minutes Ingredients: Rama tulsi, Krishna tulsi, and Vana tulsi

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