Country of Origin: Poland
Grade: 1st grade
Altitude: 600 feet above sea level
Cup Characteristics: Leaves carry a neutral flavor tending towards a grassy character. Caffeine free
Infusion: Pale grassy infusion
Good ol' raspberry is full of antioxidants that will help you cleanse your body from toxins. Aside from being a delicious potion for the whole family, raspberry tea brings numerous health benefits. It is an excellent source of vitamins B and C, potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron and phosphorus.
Ingredients: Raspberry leaves
Hot Brewing Method: Use 1 heaping teaspoon of raspberry leaf 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 raspberry leaves 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 fresh raspberries.
Originating in Central Europe, the leaves of the raspberry bush have long been valued for their unique ability to sooth everything from throat infection to leg cramps. In early North American cultures, it was strongly believed that raspberry tea eased the pain of childbirth. Ever since, raspberry tea has been enjoyed by different cultures internationally not only for its robust, full flavour but also its proven health benefits. Rich in Vitamins A, B, C and E and caffeine free, you can feel good indulging in a warm cup of delicious raspberry tea.