Profile: Raspberry is a centuries-old favorite for its delicious fruits and tasty foliage. Rubus idaeus is a Rose native to Europe, North America, and western Asia. Raspberry leaves make a delightful black-tea-flavored tea. Red raspberry leaf's taste and health benefits make it popular in herbal infusions.
Raspberry leaves have a taste similar to black tea, but without caffeine. The Olympian gods supposedly discovered raspberries on Mount Ida. Palladius, a Roman agriculturist, first domesticated raspberries. By the Middle Ages, it was utilized in paintings and illuminated manuscripts. King Edward the 1st (1272-1307) is credited with popularizing vast raspberry growing in Europe. The British Herbal Compendium approves of raspberry leaf teas administered to Cherokee, Iroquois, and Mohawk women.
Pour 1 cup (240 ml) of boiling water over 1-3 grams of dried raspberry leaf. Close the teapot for 10 minutes, then sweeten to taste. Warm drink. Raspberry "stabilizes" many herbal teas. Rarely capsuled.
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|Shelf Life:||2 Years.|
|Product Style:||Cut & Sifted|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a airtight Food Storage Containers, cool, dry place.|
|Allergen Information:||None Specified.|