Marshmallow Root

Botanical Name: Althaea officinalis Common Names: Althea root, sweet weed, mallards, guimauve, mortification plant, schloss tea, wymote Tasting notes: Sweet, floral vegetal 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…

Dandelion Root

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: Floral vegetal, soft and bright notes. Origin: Alberta Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Personal notes on the herbals – Chickadee Farms –…

Organic Astragalus Root C/S

Organic Astragalus Root Latin Name: Astragalus membranaceus Common Names: Astragalus herb, huang qi, milk vetch Tasting notes: Slightly strong earthy notes, sweet, vegetal Origin: China Brewing temp.: 90 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Caution: not for use while pregnant Personal notes on the herbs tested Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused…

Organic Burdock Root C/S

Organic Burdock Root C/S Botanical Name: Arctium lappa Common Names: Lappa, edible burdock Tasting notes: Buttery mouth feel / texture, light sweet notes Origin: Croatia Brewing temp.: 90 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Useful properties: antibiotic, anti-fungal, diaphoretic, diuretic and antipyretic. Personal notes on the herbs tested Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf…

Organic Ashwagandha Root C/S

Organic Ashwagandha Root Botanical Name: Withania somnifera Common Names: Winter cherry, Indian ginseng Tasting notes: Earthy strong woody notes with a hint of mint Origin: India Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Caution – not to be used during pregancy Personal notes on the herbs tested Dry leaf appearance Wet…

Organic Ginger Root C/S

Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale Common Names: Zingiberis rhizoma, zingiberaceae, shen jiang Tasting notes: Earthy, vegetal, sweet notes, not as ‘hot’ as most types of ginger Origin: China Weight: 1 gm Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Uses: flavour, carminative, expectorant and sialagogue Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf…

Organic Liquorice / Licorice root

Tasting notes: Smooth, silky, soft liquorice notes Origin: Nile River Delta, Egypt Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Low Caffeine Content: none Additional info: Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour analysis  Large woody chunks and pieces of varying sizes Slightly expanded pieces  Pale soft slight…

Ginger root – fine cut

On its own or blended with either tea or herbs like peppermint, ginger is warming, settles the stomach, and good for easing the symptoms of a cold. Tasting notes: Origin: Nonthaburi, Thailand Brewing temp.: 90°c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: none Additional info:   Personal notes on the herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet…