Dandelion is a family of flowering plants that grow in many parts of the world. They’re also known asTaraxacum spp., thoughTaraxacum officinaleis the most common species. You may be most familiar with dandelion as a stubborn weed that never seems to leave your lawn or garden.
However, in traditional herbal practices, dandelion is revered for its wide array of medicinal properties and health benefits. To learn more about the benefits of Mind and Body Tea check out The Benefits of Dandelion.
What does it taste like?
Sweet and tangy. Wild blueberry notes are accentuated with full-body green gunpowder.
50g of this tea makes around 20-24 cups of tea
Ingredients: Green tea, Apple pieces, Blueberries, Dandelion leaves, Chamomile, Spearmint, Dandelion petals, Calendula, Cornflower, Sunflower petals
Antioxidant Level: Medium | Caffeine Content: Low
1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon"
1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon”
1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon
The Amazing Tea Company recommends 3-5 minutes
IDEAL BREWING TEMPERATURE: 85ºC/185ºF. For Food Safety reasons bring water to 100ºC/212ºF and let it cool down to 85ºC/185ºF.
HOT BREWING METHOD: Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9oz / 200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Briefly infuse with freshly boiled water and then pour off. Re-infuse the tea and pour after about 1 minute or longer to taste.
ICED TEA BREWING METHOD (Individual Serving): Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose leaf or 1 tea bag into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving over the tea leaves. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the tea leaves, or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Sweeten and/or add lemon to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced herbal tea is to increase the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted