Magic of the Flowers Teas- Gift Set
Receive one package of each: Jasmine, Rose, Lavender, & Elderflower. Herbal tea gift sets, arrive in a special gift box, complete with four reusable muslin tea bags, four small gemstones to be used in your calming herbal tea infusions, and instructions as to how to use the herbs and stones together. An exquisite gift for yourself or someone you love! Proceeds go directly to Seeding Reciprocity the 501c3 Regenerative Organic Farm where they are grown.
Jasmine Whole Flowers for Tea: Jasminum officinale is a fragrant ancient flower. It is widely believed among botanists that the Jasmine flower originated from Persia, now called Iran. It is said to have been brought across the Red Sea into Egypt in early 1000 B.C. and was later brought to Turkey and Greece.
While jasmine flower is ideal when used for tea as the whole flower preserves the sweet and floral scent, giving it a flavor profile that blends well with other mild and floral herbs. Whole jasmine flower tea is scented with the aroma of jasmine blossoms and provides plant based compounds that act as antioxidants.
Lincoln Red Rose Petals for Tea: Rosa Lincoln The Lincon rose is a cultivar that is over 60 years old. Known as a "tea rose" it is also widely popular for use in making rose water and other fragrant applications. This us due to its deep red color (which can turn a tea hues of pink) as well as its outstandingly strong damask fragrance that seduces the senses. Our Lincoln rose bush is 12 feet wide and 20 feet tall!
In the Language of Flowers, the red rose symbolizes beauty, purity and, of course, love and romance. To the tea sommelier, beauty serum creator and perfumer, the rose is a flavorful and potent antioxidant ingredient in a wide variety of culinary and cosmetic creations.
Lavender Herbs for Tea: Lavandula angustifolia is the classic lavender that most people are familiar with. It can also be found on the market as Common Lavender, French Lavender (when it comes from France), True Lavender, or Lavender. You may also see it labeled as Lavandula officinalis. This little greyish purple flower is known for its sweet floral aroma. The genus Lavandula is in the mint family.
As a spice, lavender is best known as an important aspect of French cuisine and is an integral ingredient in herbs de Provence seasoning blends. Lavender may be used on its own to give a delightful, floral flavor to desserts, meats, and breads. The flowers can also be layered within sugar to infuse it with its distinctive aroma for use in cookies and candies.
Lavender has been thought for centuries to arouse passions as an aphrodisiac and is still one of the most recognized scents in the world.
Elderflowers for Tea: Elder is a shrub or tree in the honeysuckle family native to North America and Asia. The delicate, white flowers are used to make syrups and cordials, as well as tea, soup, wine, brandy and other beverages, such as the fruity liquor known as St. Germain.
Elder flowers are also combined with other herbs, such as rose, lavender, and jasmine, as ingredients in various hair and skin care preparations. In Russia and the Ukraine, the flowers are sold in pharmacies as a tea for dry cough.
We are blessed to have 3 ancient and old Momma Elder trees at the Seeding Reciprocity Regenerative Farm, we have also planted 3 young elder trees.