Famous for its benefits to the immune system, the bright yellow petals of the calendula have found their application in nutrition. In addition to the numerous benefits from its antibacterial properties, including finding its way into toothpaste and salves, the calendula’s bright flavor is perfect for a morning pick-me-up tea.
Country of Origin: Egypt
Region: Nile Delta
Grade: First Grade
Altitude: Below 500 ft
Manufacture Type: Hand plucked and naturally dried
Cup Characteristics: Colorful petals with a mild vegetative note. The name dates from Roman times when calendula flowered on the first of the month – the calends
Infusion: Noon hour bright