Our first 2011 release of our heritage, organic Chia tea.
Nowhere else in NZ is this available.
Chia Leaf TEA (salvia hispanica)
Hand harvested finest leaf and tips, grown using organic practices in the Hokianga, on the family
farm for almost 200 years.
The leaves are hand harvested and dried under the northern skies. Our Chia is spray free.
Chia tea is very pleasant with a mild nutty taste. It is similar to traditional green teas, but is milder, and more refreshing.
Hand milled leaf.
To a pot (we use the Chai pots) add only a 1/4 to amimum 3/4 of a tea spoon. Allow to steep for as long as you like, we allow
around 3 minutes. Pour. Enjoy.
You can add Chia leaf to your normal blend, add honey and lemon, or any which way suits you. We also make an iced tea with it,
and occasionally add ginger ale and lemonade as well.
Chia is a super food, and as a tea we have enjoyed it and found it has great cleansing properties.
Overseas reports state:
"Chia leaves (fresh or dried) steeped in boiling water, make a therapeutic tea. Use the tea as a blood cleanser and tonic, also for
fevers, pain relief, arthritis, respiratory problems, mouth ulcers, diabetes, diarrhea, gargle for inflamed throats, to reduce blood
pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride levels and to strengthen the nervous system. Try the tea sweetened with honey and a few
drops of lemon juice added. Women who suffer with hot flushes may find relief, by drinking chia leaf tea, regularly. An Australian TV
program highlighted the benefit of chia tea, made with a few, freshly chopped leaves, for anyone feeling lethargic or lacking
energy. Chia contains several very strong antioxidants that help to remove toxins from the body, which then give a feeling of
This is STUNNING.
Our clients who are going through the "change" report no hot flushes what so ever, in fact improved health and well being!