Urtica dioica | Fresh-fruity taste | Organic TeaFountain Wellness Tea | TeaFountain ‘Health & Harmony’TM Series. The stinging nettle Urtica dioica is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant, native on all continents. European nettle is used as a remedy in the treatment of arthritis, and has has been used as treatment of disorders of the kidneys, urinary and gastrointestinal tract, skin, cardio-vascular system, hemorrhage, flu, rheumatism and gout. Nettle root extracts have been studied in clinical trials as treatment for symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Serve hot or iced. Culinary use: add this tasty herb to vegetable recipes or salads.
As tasty Herbal Infusion it carries a fruity and soothing flavor. Enjoy as healthy beverage hot or iced.
To sweeten consider Rock Candy Crystals or our popular Oregon Tea Honeys # 88005.
Theine (caffeine) content: None | Gift Tin Packaging
Suggested Water Temperature: 212 F – Suggested Infusion Time: 8 Minutes.
Preparation: Bring fresh water to the boil. Warm up your tea pot by rinsing it with hot water. Fill one teaspoon per 6 oz cup of this Herbal Tisane into the preheated tea pot or preferred cup. Pour the hot water into the tea. Let infuse up to 8 Minutes and serve. Remove infuser or pour your tea into another tea-pot or thermos carafe. Using an infuser or ‘Permanent Tea Filter’ for your cup or pot makes it easy to separate the fruits and herbs from the beverage after steeping.
Culinary notes: Because of its soothing and light character this Herbal Tisane is also offered as a choice with light foods, vegetarian, vegan and macrobiotic recipes and special desserts including fruits and lighter cheese selections. Suitable as a ‘day & night’ children’s tea.
Tea Station & Tea Fountain Custom Wellness selection. We started creating custom blends and healthy single herb selections like this one under our European TEA STATION label in 1975. Since 1997 our traditional tea blends and tisanes are also known and sold in the United States. For over 40 years the Top Quality of our special creations make them very popular selections.
This is one of the infusions (tisanes) in our HEALTH & HARMONY™ Tea Series that we are introducing on our website.