Sencha, one of the types of green tea that we use, is also called the "royal variety of green tea". It unites the most positive traits of the green tea plant and has a fresh, distinctive taste.
Lemon verbena was first introduced to Europe at the end of the 18th century. Its homeland is under the South American sun. The lemon verbena belongs to the vervain family and contains fine essential oils.
The name of this wonderfully fragrant plant from the Mediterranean region is based on the Latin word salvare. Due to its fresh-spicy and slightly bitter taste, sage was already worth its weight in gold in old China.
The guarana plant is primarily native to the Amazon region. The Indios say that it has the power of a high divine being within it. Like a vine, it grows up to 12 metres in height and belongs to the soapberry family. Its orange-red fruit tastes slightly bitter.
The mate bush is also called "the green gold of the Indios". It grows in South America and belongs to genus of ilex. Green mate is used to describe the finest form of processing in which the smoky-earthy and fruity-sweet tasting harvest is fermented for about one month.
Dandelion is among the best-known and most widespread wild plants. It thrives almost anywhere that allows it to sprout its bright yellow composite in the direction of the sky. Its leaves taste extremely aromatic: Subtly tart and slightly bitter, they are excellently suited for salads and smoothies. They are obviously also appropriate for delicious teas.