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 –…

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…

Peppermint

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita Common Names: Brady mint, balm mint, curled mint, lamb mint Tasting notes:  Strong minty, soothing floral notes. 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  Bright…

Organic Oatstraw

Botanical Name: Avena sativa L. Common Names: Groats, herb oats, oatgrass, oats, wild oats. Tasting notes: Soft vegetal, straw notes. Origin: Weight: 1 gm Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: ? Caffeine Content: none Uses: Antispasmodic, cardia, diuretic, emollient, nervine and stimulant properties. Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance…

Peppermint (Golden Bough)

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita L Common Names: Peppermint Tasting notes: Minty vegetal green, slightly astringent. Origin: Weight: 1 gm Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: ? Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Fine dark brown green bits & stems Very…

Horsetail

Botanical Name: Equisetum L. Common Names: Horsetail Tasting notes: Subtle vegetal green notes Origin: Weight: 1 gm Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: ? Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Needle like shape, soft green, leaf pieces and stems…

Skullcap (Gaia herbs)

Botanical Name: Scutellaria L. Common Names: Skullcap Tasting notes: Softly vegetal and earthy. Origin: Weight: 1 gm Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: ? Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Bright green leaf bits, rusty brown beige stem pieces. Semi uniform…

Blue Hyssop

Botanical Name: Hyssopus officinalis L. Common Names: Hyssop Tasting notes: Soft floral, vegetal notes. Origin: Weight: 1 gm Brewing temp.: 90 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: ? Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Beige, tan and jade coloured stem shaped uniform pieces…