Ceylon (Sri Lanka) is an island near India and it is one of the most famous producers of black and green tea. Its main characteristic is dark green leaves which are twisted or rolled. Green tea is different than black tea because of the difference in the processing methods – the leaves are unoxidized. Ceylon Green Dynasty Tea has a rich flavour and aroma.
Gunpowder Green Dynasty Tea is a type of Chinese tea from Zhejiang province. In China, it is known as “pearl tea". Its English name comes from the resemblance of gunpowder – the leaves are rolled into a pellet. Leaves are steamed and then dried. There are shiny and have a smoky taste. Some people combine Gunpowder tea with spearmint (used for Moroccan tea).
Hibiscus (Hibiscus L.) is a large genus of flowering plants, native to the temperate climate. It is also called rose mallow, hardy hibiscus, rose of Sharon. The most popular species grow in tropical parts of the world (Pacific Islands). Hibiscus is distinguished by large, multi-coloured flowers eagerly grown for decorative purposes. It is also a sacred...
Horsetail (Equisetum arvensis L.), also called shavegrass, is native to both North America and Europe. It has been distributed all throughout the world and has been used as either an ornamental or a herbal plant. It really looks like a horse tail, which was reflected in its common names.
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis L.) is a native plant to Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the region surrounding the Caspian Sea. It is a plant with intensely blue flowers and a pleasant aroma, grown in home gardens. Hyssop Herb can be a great spice, enriching the taste of potato dishes and meat dishes, vegetable salads and vegetable soups.
Jasmine (Jasminum officinale L.) it’s a shrub and it occurs commonly in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. It is a typical ornamental plant, distinguished by very fragrant flowers with a pleasant smell. Already in ancient Egypt, as well as during the reign of the Chinese Sung dynasty, Jasmine Flowers were often grown in the royal gardens.
Rooibos is a small shrubby bush that grows in South Africa, its name means “red bush” and it has a Dutch origin. It’s not a tea plant. Sometimes it is called redbush tea or bush tea. The leaves of Rooibos are fermented and have a malty or earthy flavour and reddish-brown colour. It's a great alternative to black and green tea and full of powerful...
Sencha is a type of Japanese green tea which is made by infusion of whole leaves. It grows in sunny places in Japan and it is the most popular tea in this country. The most delicious is a tea made from new, fresh leaves. The tea has a greenish golden colour. Green tea is known for its health benefits and is a part of many diets.
Yunnan Black Dynasty Tea comes from the Chinese province of Yunnan also called Dianhong tea. It is high-end gourmet black tea and it may be used in various tea blends. Dianhong tea produces a brew that may have brassy golden orange or intense reddish-brown colour. It has a gentle and sweet aroma.
Cistus is a type of evergreen shrubs originating in the Mediterranean region. Most often it can be found in Portugal and Spain, although these plants are also found in Turkey, Morocco, and the Canary Islands.
The Yunnan Province of China is known and loved for some of the best teas in the world. Yunnan Green Dynasty Tea is highly recommended for all lovers of green teas. It has grassy and earthy notes.
Rose (Rosa L.) is a prickly shrub of the Rosaceae family. In its natural state, it occurs in the Western Hemisphere in areas subject to the influence of warm and temperate climate. Most of the Roses Petals are edible. You can find roses in almost all colours: from white to black. Rose Petals contain substances used to make essential oils.