Guarded by lush green slopes lies the picturesque town of Rize, on the north coast of Turkey, overlooking the Black Sea. Home to some of the most passionate tea drinkers in the world, every cup of tea in Rize feels like a warm embrace.
As dawn breaks, men young and old can be seen fishing off the pier and the call to prayer echoes through the small city. The sunrise is like nothing I’ve ever seen before; pink hues with gold flecks, reflecting on the water.
With ginger, lemongrass, hibiscus and calendula (marigold), let this tea inspire you to have an amazing day, no matter when you choose to drink it.
Organic Ginger, Lemongrass, Hibiscus, Calendula
Ginger: Ginger is antispasmodic, antiseptic and carminative. Native to Southern China. Common medicinal uses include: to increase blood flow and circulation, alleviate nausea, lower blood pressure, has an overall calming effect, stimulates digestive enzymes.
Lemongrass: Lemongrass is a herb that is native to Sri Lanka and South India. The plant’s stalks are a common ingredient in Asian cooking and tea. Lemongrass can help fight free radicals, is an anti-inflammatory, relieves anxiety, lowers cholesterol, prevents infections, boosts oral health, relieves pain and bloating. Lemongrass has a fresh, citrusy taste.
Hibiscus: Hibiscus is rich in vitamin C, minerals and various antioxidants. Ruby red in colour and a tart, sour taste. Common health benefits include: blood pressure management, menstrual pain, antidepressant properties, aids digestion, weight loss, anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory.
Calendula: Calendula has long been a multi purpose and beautiful delight. It’s gorgeous yellow flowers Can be consumed, applied topically or brewed into tea. It’s antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and great for relieving muscle spasms. It’s also been traditionally used as a fantastic yellow dye pigment.
How to infuse:
Heat water to 90 degrees
Infuse for 3 minutes
How to store:
Store in a cool, dark place in an airtight container, away from outside aromas.
A collectible tin containing loose leaf tea (makes approximately 24 cups)
A refillable pouch containing 12 biodegradable teabags made from corn fiber
OR a single, individually wrapped biodegradable teabag
Rize Sunrise | Tummy Tea
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Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.