Teas – Herbs

Our loose leaf teas, tea blends, herbal blends and herbs are all sold in 25 teaspoon quantities. Keep in mind that teas can be brewed more than once. So, save that teabag and get a second cup out of each steeping. You double steepers can get 50 cups of tea out of each bag we send you. Each, 25 teaspoon bag is $7.50.

Inside our Nashville TN store you will find tea brewing accessories such as tea bags, tea spoons, strainers and steepers. Teas also sold by the cup here at the Lotus Leaf. Specialty iced teas in summer, hot tea by the cup all year round.

Below are our tea selections for purchase.

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BLACK TEAS

AMBROSIA BLACK TEA
Apricot Tea, Black Currant, Mango Tea, Rose Hips, Orange Peel & Cinnamon Chips.  A medley worthy of more than just one cup.

BLACK LAVENDER
Found this “black beauty” while on a retreat in Bug Sur.  Cozy up to an elegant cup of China Black tea, Ceylon Chester, Earl Grey, Culinary Lavender buds and Rose Hips.  Then, just sit back and ponder life….Hmmm, so pleasing, so simple, so wonderful!

DOWN DOG YOGA TEA
A delightful Chai blend of black tea, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves & pepper – grounding enough to keep you centered, spicy enough you’ll wanna bite!  “Good dog!”

CHAI BLACK TEA
Black teas, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves & pepper

CHINA BLACK TEA
China Black Tea is a premium quality basic black tea.  You can dress it up and you can take it out!

CINNAMON SPICE TEA
Black tea, orange peel, cinnamon bark, clove.  Put on a kettle and let the aroma fill the kitchen with warmth and seduction!  Now, try to drink just one cup!

CREAMY EARL GREY
Flavored with the same oil of bergamot as our classic Earl Grey but with a hint of vanilla and cream. A smooth and aromatic blend with a wonderful creamy-fruity flavor that appeals to a wide range of tastes. Even if you are not an Earl Grey fan, we recommend you try this tea. And if you are an Earl Grey fan, well – you just found heaven.

EARL GREY
Black tea and natural bergamot oil.  For the purist who wants a fine cup of tea.  “Jeeves, another cup of tea, please”……

ENGLISH BREAKFAST
An equal mix of Chester (Ceylon) and Kalgar (Indian) Black Teas.  That’s right…no messing around here.  When you gotta get up and get going, here you go.

HOUSE BLEND BLACK TEA
Blended Ceylon Chester and China Black Tea.  A tea for the English palette:  pure, distinct, strong bodied.

LAPSANG SOUCHONG
Black tea from the Fujian province of China. Lapsang Souchong tea (also called Russian Caravan
tea or used for Buddist monk tea with butter & milk) has a famously smoky aroma and flavor. To create this, tea leaves are dried in bamboo baskets over pine fires, achieving a perfect balance of smoke and tea flavor. Not for the weak at heart and definitely for the adventurists.  It also makes a wonderful cooking spice when ground.  If you aren’t familiar with it, you should definitely try it!  You’ll either come back for more or we’ll never hear from you again.

ORANGE SPICE BLACK TEA
Ceylon tea, orange peel, orange oil, clovebud oil – a blend of smooth citrus spice.  One sip and you’re transported to the trade markets of the far east.

MOODY BLUES
A sultry black tea with a wonderful light note of blueberry.  So yummie you’ll be pouty for more!
GREEN TEAS

GUNPOWDER GREEN TEA
This is a tightly rolled, panfired leaf from China. It produces a sweet, mellow brew. For those
looking for a basic green tea for health benefits, Gunpowder Green is highly recommended.

JASMINE GREEN TEA
Partially fermented Japanese green tea and sweet seductive jasmine petals.

LEMON GREEN TEA
A refreshing and awakening blend of Green tea, lemon peel, lemongrass and natural lemon flavor. Full of antioxidants and filled with flavor!

MINTED GREEN TEA
A blend of peppermint, spearmint, gunpowder green tea and Dragonwell green tea.  Cooling and invigorating this tea is an all-time favorite

ORANGE JADE GREEN TEA
Green tea, orange peel, marigold petals and natural orange flavor.

CITRON DECAF GREEN
Our preferred decaf green.  A delightful lemon-lime blend accented with orange peel and marigold flowers.  A gentle, natural decaffeination process retains the delicate shape and flavor of the tea leaves.  Definitely make room on your shelf for this little beauty!

OOLONG

GREEN OOLONG
From China, this tea has a sweet, fruit aroma. All natural, not overpowering, just a great cup of tea!

MINTED OOLONG
Take a great cup of tea and add spearmint and peppermint, and you’ve got a refreshing way to start your day or a comforting way to end it.   AHHH & a OO—LA- LONG!

ROOIBOS

CARRIBEAN ROOIBOS
Green Rooibos blended with Hibiscus flower, rose hips, orange peel, coconut, pineapple, marigold petals and natural tropical fruit flavor.  It’s island time now.…no worries, no hurries!

GREEN ROOIBOS
Certified Organic, unfermented Rooibos. Simply pure essence…. Need we say more?????

SUMMER BREEZE ROOIBOS
A customer favorite.  Good hot or cold.  One sniff and people immediately take it to the checkout counter. Ingredients: Green rooitea, strawberry bits ,peach and sun flower petals.  A dynamic combo that transports you directly to the hammock,  “no pass go”, no cutting the grass – just pure summer bliss.

LEMON CHIFFON ROOIBOS
Smells just like lemon meringue pie blue winner of the country fair.  In fact it was the Winner of the 2008 world tea championship.  This prize-winning rooibos blend has just the right touch of lemongrass and creamy lemon flavor. A satisfying, versatile drink that can be enjoyed piping hot or chilled. Try it with a sprig of mint for a heavenly, refreshing summer treat! (I know, it sounds dressy, but you can wear it with everything!)

MINTED ROOIBOS
Red Rooibos blended with Peppermint Leaf.  Sounds simple, but oh so impressive.  Peppermint soothes the mind and lifts the spirit.  It’s one of those teas where you find your center and then just  e  x  p  a  n  d    into being too cool!

RASPBERRY SUNSET ROOIBOS
Red Rooibos, Green Rooibos, natural raspberry flavor, Hibiscus flower, lemon peel, red rose petal, rose hips and apple nuggets… you got the picture, incredibly lush, powerfully “rooibust”, and just like a magnificent sunset – something you’ll remember forever.

RED ROOIBOS
South African Red Rooibos tea. Roobios tea is always naturally decaffeinated, rich and perfect served hot or cold.

VANILLA ROOIBOS

Close your eyes and imagine a rich, warm dark sugar aroma of vanilla – like fresh  baked sugar cookies.  Combine that with the  mellow and grounding rooibos herb from South Africa and you’ve got a fabulous cup of tea that is almost decadent.  Soothing, sweet and very ‘beany’ vanilla fragrance.  OMG, where have you been all my life…….

HERBAL BLENDS

BLOOD ORANGE
Sounds wicked, but this fruit mélange with orange peels, apple bits, hibiscus, rose-hip peels, saffron flowers and natural  blood orange flavor is to die for. It is nutritious, caffeine-free  and great to drink hot or on the rocks! Ingredients: orange peels, apple bits, hibiscus, rose-hip peels, saffron flowers, natural blood orange flavor Health Benefits: Also known as fruit mélanges, fruit blend teas are naturally caffeine-free, rich in antioxidants and vitamins, and are best known for their high content of vitamin C.  Drink up, it’s “bloody good”!

COLD & FLU BLEND
Hey Baby, feeling down?  Catnip, Ginkgo, Green Tea, Ginger powder, Hyssop, Lemon Balm, Peppermint, Plantain, Rooibos, Spearmint, Yerba Mate and Thyme helps to cure what ails you.  The minute you begin to feel weakened by the weather, by the bug, or just need an excuse to pamper yourself, grab a cup of cold & flu blend.

FOURTEEN HERB
When I need to really get grounded, I grab a cup of this herbal concoction:  Orange peel, cinnamon, Indian sarsaparilla root, rose hips, wild cherry bark, squaw tea, licorice root, anise seed, fenugreek seed, valerian root, chicory root, comfrey root, angelica root & ginseng leaf.  Just what one needs to stimulate the flow in the lower chakras – and get that kundalini rising!

FRUIT BLEND
Hibiscus, Lemon Grass, Rose Hips, Orange Peel, Peppermint – a little fruit, a little herb, a lotta great!  Naturally decaffeinated.

HIBISCUS PUNCH
Hibiscus flower, Wild cherry bark, Rose hips, Orange Peel, Lemongrass, Spearmint & Licorice Root.  This decaffeinated blends delivers a flavorful punch!

LICORICE MINT
A blend of Peppermint, Spearmint and Licorice Root.  Don’t let the name fool you, no licorice taste here, just a perfect healing cup of herbal mints.  This tea blends well with just about everthing!

LICORICE SPICE
Cinnamon chips, licorice root, orange peel, rooibos, cardamom, anise, cloves.  This energizing
and naturally caffeine-free herbal tea is perfect for those who prefer a more sophisticated, spicy, blend.

LUCKY MOJO
Alfalfa leaf, Nettle leaf, Yerba Mate, Rosemary, Peppermint, Rosehips, St. John’s wort, Oatstraw and Ginkgo.  This will certainly get your Mojo going, whether it is lucky is up to you.

RASPBERRY ROUGE
Hibiscus flower, lemon peel, red rose petal, rose hips, apple nuggets and natural raspberry flavors.  It’s tart, it’s floral, it’s wonderfully unique.

RELAXING TEA
Tough day?  Here’s how you wind down.  Peppermint, Chamomile, Catnip, Strawberry leaf, Linden flower and leaf, Passion flower, Scullcap, Licorice root and Valerian root.  After a warming cup you can give up your worries and put a smile back on your face.

STRAWBERRY CREAM
This smooth, refreshing blend is bursting with luscious, strawberry-kiwi flavor and natural goodness. Flavored fruit melange with rose hips, apple bits, hibiscus, strawberry bits and natural
strawberry-kiwi flavor. For a real treat, “top it off” with some whipped cream!

TROPICAL FRUIT
Hibiscus flower, rose hips, orange peel, coconut, pineapple, marigold petals and natural tropical fruit flavor. The only thing missing is palm trees and ocean.

HERBS

ALFALFA LEAF
Helps in eliminating retained water, relieves urinary and bowel problems, used in treating anemia, fatigue, kidney, peptic ulcers, pituitary problems and for general health.

BLESSED THISTLE
Reported to stimulate the appetite.  Increases acid secretion in the stomach and aids in bloating
and flatulence.  Use in small amounts.

CALENDULA
Also known as pot marigold.  Is said to help with gastrointestinal issues.  Can be applied to the
skin for bruises and is said to increase collagen.

CATNIP
(A Natural Anti-acid and Anti-stress Herb) Often used to treat colds and insomnia, helps lower fevers, dries up postnasal drip, gets rid of bad headaches and relieves sore aching bones due to colds
and flu.

CHAMOMILE
Known for its calming effect on smooth muscle tissue, good for nervous stomach, menstrual cramps, and other common problems often related to stress.

DANDELION LEAF
Nourishes the liver and contains vital nutrients. Used to purify the blood, benefits the circulatory and glandular systems.

GINGER ROOT – BITS
(The Hot Root) Arthritis, Rheumatism, Osteoporosis, Gout, Cold and Chills, Cold Hands and Feet,
Heart Health, Nausea, Motion Sickness, Weight Control and Digestion.

GINKGO LEAF
(Life Enhancer) Effective in nutritionally supporting the body’s systems through its antioxidant
properties, A very potent free radical scavenger.

HYSSOP
Hyssop is primarily used to treat respiratory and lung problems

LAVENDER – CULINARY GRADE
Culinary grade lavender is grown organically and can be drank as a tea or is most often used in
cooking, added to a variety of dishes such as lavender cakes and cookies or used with rosemary
on grilled chicken.  Good for a sore throat, we recommend this tea to singers, especially before
an audition!

LEMON BALM
(Nature’s Antihistamine) Used to treat fever, colds, flu, headaches, depression, menstrual cramps, insomnia, nervous stomach, herpes simplex, hyperthyroidism, and indigestion.

LEMONGRASS
Known to be good for stomach cramps, flatulence and colic, easing arthritic pain and as a general digestive aid

MARSHMALLOW ROOT
Does much to help, heal and soothe inflamed areas of the body helps with throat inflammation,
larynx, laryngitis, bronchitis, and muscle aches and pains sinews. Works well for poor kidneys and bladder and helps to lower blood sugar levels.

NETTLE LEAF
Energy builder, Blood Tonic and Circulatory Stimulant, Good for Respiratory weakness, Helps
regulates Moods, High blood pressure, Gout, PMS and good for fever and colds.

OATSTRAW
Contains high amounts of bone-building materials, effective herbal calcium and silica source. Strengthens nerves, and helps correct sugar use imbalances.

ORANGE PEEL
(A Blend Enhancer) In Chinese medicine, used as a diuretic, for digestive properties, & has Vitamin C.

PASSION FLOWER
Passionflower has been used for anxiety, insomnia, restlessness and other conditions of
hyperactivity, as well as high blood pressure.

PAU D’ARCO
(The Divine Bark) Antifungal, digestive, antibacterial, used to treat autoimmune diseases, provides energy and strength to the body, build and protects the immune system, and a natural blood builder and cleanser.

PEPPERMINT
Pure Peppermint Leaf. This herb promotes healthy digestion by soothing and comforting the
stomach.

PLANTAIN
Used to clear mucous from the body, to neutralize poisons, treat lung problems, treat stomach
ulcers, diarrhea, and bladder infections.

RASPBERRY LEAF
Known as the “Woman’s Friend”. Said to strengthen the wall of the uterus and regulate menstrual
flow. Nourishes reproductive organs, soothing astringent

ROSE HIPS
The rose hip (or rose haw) is the pomaceous fruit of the rose plant and is high in vitamin C.

ROSEMARY
For stomach upsets, digestive disorders and headaches. Free-radical fighter and antioxidant.

SENNA LEAF
Cassia Officinalis; also known as Alexandrian senna and Egyptian senna.  Recommended for
used under supervision of qualified herbal practitioner.  Most often used for constipation.

SPEARMINT
(The Flavoring Mint) Aids in colds, flu, gas, colic, and easing morning sickness during pregnancy.

STEVIA
A natural non-caloric sweet-tasting herb. Also known as “Sweet Leaf”. Many people use it as a replacement for sugar in tea. ¼ teaspoon per cup of tea.

ST. JOHN’S WORT
Useful for bronchitis, healing wounds, eases depression, headaches, hysteria, neuralgia, shingles,
as well as symptoms that occur during menopause, useful in swellings, abscesses and bad insect sting.

VALERIAN ROOT
Is a relaxant herb which has a calming effect on the autonomic nervous system. For insomnia drink before bedtime to help induce sleep quickly.

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