Embracing Cultures Through a Love for Tea
There’s a lot we can learn from immersing ourselves in other worlds. Our ‘Embracing Cultures Through A Love For Tea’ collection sends you on a journey experiencing the origin and tradition of teas influenced by Japan, Thailand, Egypt, Brazil, India, South Africa, and the UK. With each blend containing ingredients taken from its respective countries’ cultures, traditional remedies, native plants, and flowers.
Geisha Glow is inspired by Japan’s cultural traditions.
Sencha Green Tea is famously used in Japanese tea ceremonies, one of the many arts learnt by the Geisha. Its source of vitamins is said to help keep skin appearing radiant and youthful.
Honeysuckle is native to Japan and East Asia. It contains anti-inflammatory properties, which may reduce signs of blemishing for all-round smoother skin.
Sakura is a significant flower symbolising a time for renewal and embracing the fragility and beauty in life. It’s full of antioxidants that may contribute towards the skins regeneration process.
Enjoy a cup of Japan!
Thank you -ありがとう(Arigatou)
Regal Digestion is inspired by Great Britain’s historical
Black Tea was popularised in the Royal society by King Charles II in the 17th century. With its digestive properties, it perfectly complemented the British tradition of "Afternoon tea”.
Toffee derives from the sugarcane that was harvested in Britain’s Caribbean colonies in the 19th century. Toffee remains one of the most popular British sweets enjoyed today.
Dandelion Root has been used throughout history, for its rich
source of vitamins, minerals, and fibre known to aid digestion.
Enjoy a cup of Great Britain
Siam Immunity is inspired by Thailand’s culinary ingredients.
Ginger root has long been used in Thai cuisine - both savoury and sweet dishes. Its anti-inflammatory properties may help fight infections and relieve pain.
Lemongrass has a beautiful citrus aroma with a complex yet sophisticated flavour. It is an essential herb in Thai cooking, with its anti-fungal qualities believed to aid the body’s digestive process.
Kaffir Lime leaves are full of anti-bacterial compounds and known to stimulate the immune system via antioxidant effects.
Enjoy a cup of Thailand!
Thank you! - ขอบคุณ (khàawp-khun)
Calm Cleopatra is inspired by Ancient Egypt’s herbal remedies.
Camomile was used to honour the Gods, embalm the dead, and cure the ill. The Ancient Egyptians believed it to have sedative effects, enhance relaxation and improve the quality of sleep.
Mint has been characterised as refreshing, cooling and flavourful since the time of the Pharaohs. Its calming qualities help to boost one’s mental awareness.
Fennel grows wild in many areas of the Egyptian desert. Its properties may help to lower the body’s blood pressure levels, relieving symptoms of stress.
Enjoy a cup of Egypt!
Thank you! - ﺷﻜﺮﺍﹰ(shukrān)
Awaken Amazon is inspired by Brazil’s native plants & fruits.
Yerba mate dates back to the 16th century, traditionally consumed by the Tupi people who believed it was “a gift from the gods” due to its stimulating properties.
Acai in Tupian translates to “fruit that cries water” and is considered to be a medicinal ailment. Acai berries are nutrient-dense, which may help improve cognitive functions.
Passion Fruit has an intense, exotic tropical aroma, full of vitamins known to enhance the body’s overall immune system.
Enjoy a cup of Brazil!
Thank you – Obrigado
Detox Guru is inspired by India’s native herbs & traditions.
Tulsi is a sacred plant in Hindu belief, used as an offering to the gods. It contains a variety of compounds that may help to protect and detoxify the body.
Turmeric is auspicious in Hindu traditions symbolising purity and good health. Its anti-inflammatory properties are believed to help strengthen the immune system.
Rose in Ayurveda medicine has qualities that may improve cleanse the body of toxins.
Cardamom is one of the most ancient and versatile spices, with an array of antioxidants that may help to improve blood circulation.
Enjoy a cup of India!
Thank you – धन्यवाद(dhanyavaad)
Zulu Strength is inspired by South Africa’s native herbs.
Rooibos is indigenous to the Cederberg Mountains, where primitive Bushmen used it as an herbal remedy. Its mineral content is said to help support the strengthening of bones.
Buchu leaves were used by indigenous tribes as a medicinal plant, they called it “a cure for all ills”. The properties in these shrubs are believed to aid the body’s natural detox process.
Honeybush has a delightfully sweet aroma packed with antioxidants, which may help to improve metabolism.
Enjoy a cup of South Africa!
Thank you – Dankie