Green Tea (Camillia sinensis)
Camellia sinensis is a species of evergreen shrub or small tree whose leaves and leaf buds are used to produce tea. Our tea is Gunpowder Special Pin Head. The leaves are rolled into little pellets that unfurl and 'bloom' in the cup.
Botanical Name: Camillia sinensis
Other Names: Tea plant, Tea shrub
Taste: Rich, Slightly Smoky
Energy: Cool, Dry
Part Used: Leaves
Prepare as a tea: Pour 6 oz. simmering water (170º F preferred) over one teaspoon of tea. Steep 2-4 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Make a tincture: Tinctures are also called extracts. This same process is used to make real vanilla extract. Alcohol tinctures are the most common type and the easiest to make.
Detailed instructions for making a tincture can be found HERE!
- Keep out of reach of children
Always check with your health care professional before using any herbal supplement.