LEMON SORBETTI TEA
AWARD WINNER: SOFI Award winner for Best Hot Beverage
Our ode to the icy Italian treat, featuring citrus and lemony herbs.
Aroma: fresh cut lemon
Colour: bright yellow
TEA TYPE : GREEN TEA
Tea Forté Lemon Sorbetti organic green tea, voted “Best Hot beverage” by the Specialty Food Association. This finest hand-plucked organic green tea is the base for this blend. Selected for its clean, crisp notes, this tea is rich in ECGC (epigallocatechin gallate), one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants, and in mind-focusing theanine. New scientific research seems to be published daily documenting the health benefits of drinking tea, particularly green tea. The research indicates that the health benefits of drinking green tea may include: neutralizing cancer-causing free radicals, promoting cardiovascular health, promoting oral health, burning calories, promoting digestion, slowing neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and preventing fatigue.
Lemon Sorbetti organic green tea is blended with organic lemon verbena, an herb that has a sweet lemon flavor with a light lemony scent that is invigorating and uplifting. It is believed that lemon verbena can help calm digestive ailment.
This healthy blend also includes organic lemongrass. The aromatic Thai lemongrass provides a bold citrus canvas to the infusion. This fragrant herb is thought to be calming and to encourage sleep. Organic lemon myrtle is an herb native to Australia that also has a sweet lemon flavor. It is believed to have many health benefits including relief of cramps, headaches, spasms, fevers, rheumatism and it also may have anti-cancer properties. Further, lemon myrtle purportedly also helps reduce cellulite, support muscle and connective tissue growth, and strengthen the immune system.
Lemon verbena, a perennial shrub known scientifically as Aloysia triphylla, contains an essential oil that aromatherapists value for its restorative effects. The plant originated in the South American countries of Argentina and Chile but is cultivated today in other countries with warm and temperate climates worldwide, according to "Medicinal Plants of the World."