Blackberry and raspberry leaf are shock full of nutrients and are used for a variety of ailments in traditional herbal medicine, thanks to the high level of tannins contained in the leaves. Raspberry leaf is often referred to as the woman’s herb. It contains fragarine, a plant compound that tone and tighten muscles in the pelvic area, which may reduce the menstrual cramping during a menstrual cycle. The German regulatory agency for herbs has approved blackberry leaf for relieving non-acute diarrhea and for treating mild inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat. This means it may be beneficial for relieving sore throat, mouth sores and gum inflammation.
Apple bits, hibiscus, blackberry leaf, peppermint leaf, bean peel, chamomile flower, raspberry leaf, safflower petal, flavor, marigold petal
1-2 tsp 8 oz. cup 212°F 5-7 min.
Tried & Tested Tips
Use boiling water when preparing herbal and fruit teas.
For iced teas, use a little less water or more of the tea blend. May be steeped for longer without consequence.
Great with white sugar, sweetener, honey, agave and maple syrup.
Not suitable with dairy products.