Peppermint Leaf

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita Common Names: Brady mint, balm mint, curled mint, lamb mint. Tasting notes: Floral, grassy, minty, rough mouth feel. Origin: United States Brewing temp.: 100 °c Steeping time:  5 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals from  – Starwest Botanicals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis…

Marshmallow Root

Botanical Name: Althaea officinalis Common Names: Althea root, sweet weed, mallards, guimauve, mortification plant, schloss tea, wymote. Tasting notes: Soft light, nearly tasteless. Origin: Croatia Brewing temp.: 100 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals – Starwest Botanicals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Beige &…

Marshmallow Leaf

Botanical Name: Althea officinalis Common Names: Marshmallow leaf, Althea root, sweet weed, mallards, guimauve, mortification plant, schloss tea, wymote. Tasting notes: Vegetal grassy rough mouth feel. Origin: Croatia Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  5 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals –  Starwest Botanicals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour…

Organic Lemon Verbena

Botanical Name: Aloysia triphylla, Aloysia citrodora Common Names: Herb Louisam, Lemonscented Verbena, lemon beebrush Tasting notes: Dry mouth astringent feel, grassy, soft light citrus. Origin: Egypt Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  5 mins Antioxidant Level: high Caffeine Content: none Classical use: Calms the stomach, reduces feelings of stress, helps to eliminate congestion, reduces a fever. Personal notes on the herbals…

Lily of the Valley (wild crafted)

Botanical Name: Convallaria majalis Common Names: Lily of the Valley, May lily, may bells, convallaria, conval lily, our lady’s tears, little maybells, fairy cups, muguet, lily constancy, ladder-to-heaven and Jacob’s ladder. Tasting notes: Strong green & vegetal notes with a distinct bitterness. Origin: Hungary Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Classical medicinal properties –…

Argentina Black Orthodox

Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis assamica Common Names: Black Orthodox Tasting notes: Malty and astringent. Origin: Argentina Brewing temp.: 100 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the teas & herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Small broken dark brown uniform sizes of bits of leaves & stems. Opened…

Darjeeling 2nd Flush

Darjeeling 2nd Flush Tasting notes: Sweet and malty with a medium astringency. Origin: India Brewing temp.: 100 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the teas & herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Long wirey rolled leaves & tips, variety of jade greens and deep…

Chamomile

Botanical Name: Matricaria recutita – Matricaria chamomilla, Chamaemelum nobile Common Names: Hungarian chamomile, wild chamomile, German Chamomile  Tasting notes: Vegetal, floral softly sweet pineapple notes, yet lightly bitter,  with a sandy mouth feel. Origin: Alberta Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals – Chickadee Farms – Organic Herbs Dry…

Calendula – Marigold

Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis Common Names: Gold-bloom, Marigold, Marybud, Pot Marigold Tasting notes:  Lightly bitter & astringent, earthy vegetal aftertaste. Origin: Alberta Brewing temp.: 100 °c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals – Chickadee Farms – Organic Herbs Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Lovely bright…

Dandelion Blossom

Botanical Name: Taraxacum officinale Common Names: Dandelion, Blowball, cankerwort, dent de lion, lion’s tooth, priest’s crown, pu gong ying, puffball, swine snout, white endive, wild endive Tasting notes:  Slightly bitter, vegetal & floral aftertaste. Origin: Alberta Brewing temp.:100 °c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals – Chickadee Farms – Organic Herbs Dry…

Red Clover Blossom

Botanical Name: Trifolium pratense Common Names: Cow clover, wild clover, purple clover Tasting notes: Buttery texture mouth feel, floral and vegetal aftertaste. Origin: Alberta Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals – Chickadee Farms – Organic Herbs Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis…

Wild Mint

Botanical Name: Mentha canadensis Common Names: Wild Mint Tasting notes: Buttery mouth feel, complex vegetal, minty, soft seaweed flavours. Origin: Alberta Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals – Chickadee Farms – Organic Herbs Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Soft jade greens, broken…