Country of Origin: Thailand
Region: Sing Buri
Grade: 1st grade
Altitude: Under 500 ft. above sea level
Cup Characteristics: A sweet lemon taste profile. Often used in teas to impart a lemon character without the tangy flavor
Infusion: Bright, pale infusion
Hot Brewing Method: Use 1 heaping teaspoon of lemongrass per one cup of water and place this into your teapot (many successfully use a tea infuser when making herb tea). Pour boiling water into pot and let it steep for 5-7 minutes. Strain as you pour into your cup and savour one of nature’s best offerings!
Cold Brewing Method: Do Not Pour Hot Liquid directly into a Glass Pitcher FOR ONE PITCHER – Put 6 teaspoons into a 5-6 cup tea pot. Pour boiling water into the pot and let it steep for 5-7 minutes. Strain and pour gently into your pitcher. If you wish, you can add ice into the pitcher or pour over ice into a tall glass. For a terrific taste add some honey, cinnamon and slices of half an orange.
Characterized by its bright, lemony flavour accented by hints of ginger, this refreshing tea beautifully embodies its native land of Thailand. With the recent international popularity of traditional Thai flavours, lemongrass is used to flavour everything from milkshakes to curry, however Thai natives have valued lemongrass for its health benefits for centuries. Thai cultures consume lemongrass tea to reduce fever and muscle cramps as well as calm nerves and revitalize the spirit. Brew a hot cup of lemongrass tea and instantly transport yourself to this exotic paradise.