ORIGIN: Ginger from China and lemongrass from Thailand
Did You Know?
Lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, comes from the Cymbopogon family of grasses. Closely related Cymbopogon citriodora produces the essential oils used to make citronella candles. Lemongrass is commonly used to make teas in Africa, Mexico and elsewhere around the world.
Tea Type: Herbal tea
Tea Forté Ginger Lemongrass is a euphoric, refreshing and aromatic lemongrass tea with whole ginger pieces for a tingly finish. A bright and enlivening herbal tea.
Ginger and lemongrass are legacy herbs often combined to brew tea for their possible health benefits and anti-inflammatory properties. Considered by holistic practitioners to be Medicinal Food, many tout the benefits of lemongrass for its antioxidants. Antioxidants work by eliminating free radicals in the body, and consuming antioxidant-rich foods and herbs regularly is believed to lower the risk of developing several chronic diseases. Studies have also found that ginger has a very high antioxidant content compared with other plants and may benefit the body with flu-fighting health benefits – proven in both Western and Chinese medicine.
- Flavor: warm and aromatic with bright citrus overtones.
- Aroma: exhilarating aromatic spice with a refreshing citrus edge.
- Color: glowing reed-yellow.
- Strength: bright-bodied
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