Tag Archives: antioxidants

A Herbal History

Regarded as the key to good health, happiness and wisdom, indulging in an herbal a day may deliver your ideal supplement this spring.

Soothing Tea Wash – DIY Sunburn Treatment

Summer is such a beautiful time for soaking up a delicious dose of vitamin D. But sometimes, we have the tendency to let ourselves get a little too “well done”. The searing pain of sunburn is a painful reminder that as blissful as sunshine seems, it is an unforgiving ‘frenemy’. Overexposure to the sun can […]

Kenya Marinyn – Cream of the Cash Crop

In the sprawling Kenyan highlands that fringe the Great Rift Valley, fertile volcanic red soil yields some of the finest, rich-flavoured tea in the world. The tea plant was introduced to the East African country of Kenya in 1903 where it soon became their most significant cash crop. The abundance in quality supply is a […]

Casey’s Spiced Iced Hibiscus Tea Syrup

This deliciously versatile recipe is courtesy of one of our own: Casey, from The Tea Centre Canberra. This sweet and subtly spiced syrup can be used in all kinds of ways. Drizzle over ice cream or frozen yoghurt for a delectable dessert. Put a few tablespoons into your favourite cocktail for a Caribbean twist. Or […]

Egyptian Red (Hibiscus Tea)

Rich and refreshing, tart and tantalising, Egyptian Red (also referred to as hibiscus tea, karkadé, or rosella/roselle tea) has long been revered for its health benefits and delicious qualities. Made from the crushed red calyces of the rosella plant (Hibiscus Sabdariffa), the resulting drink is an intensely cerise infusion with a tangy flavour reminiscent of […]