In our Algonquin Collection and Pine Tea all our local herbs are plants that are natural to the Algonquin bioregion — ethically wild-harvested, hand-picked and certified organic.
Traditionally used in herbal medicine to help relieve cough and sore throat
Cold and Flu Herbal Tea
Our Homestead Blend is a cold and flu herbal tea that is packed full of vitamins and minerals. The ingredients of this blend, giant blue hyssop, red clover, and raspberry leaf, have long been used as a remedy for coughs and sore throats. Whether you want the tea to soothe your sickness or just a delicious, thirst-quenching drink, buy some pouches today to see what our blend of herbal tea can do for you.
If Pregnant and/or Breastfeeding you will love the nourishment of this delicious blend at any time.
Homestead Blend won second prize at the Toronto Tea Festival.
To brew Homestead Blend, you need to heat the water to around 180 F (82 C) and let it steep for three minutes. You can rebrew it for 3+ infusions if you’d like. If you choose to use this tea medicinally, put one tea bag in 150 mL of water two to four times a day. If your cough persists or is accompanied by a high fever, consult a health care professional
As for the taste, you can cold-brew this tea or serve it iced for a delicious twist. Also, add lemon and honey for a gourmet touch.
Indication & Contraindications
- Traditionally used in herbal medicine to help relieve cough and sore throat.
- If cough worsens or persists for longer than 2 weeks or is accompanied by high fever consult a health care practitioner.
Lucid Dream Tea
Enhance Dream Recall
Dreaming in the New Earth
Hand-picked by canoe in the Algonquin wilderness, sweet gale is a light, flavourful herbal tea which is known to enable some to have more vivid dreams. Magical to be sure.
Ingredient: Sweet Gale
General brewing instructions: Heat water to 185F/85C. Steep for 3 to 4 minutes. May be rebrewed for 2 to 3 infusions.
Gourmet hints: Plain or with honey.
Steeped aroma: fruity, fresh, lively with floral and honey undertones.
Taste: Full body with delicate, earthy, low notes rounding out the mouth.
If you have any health concerns or are pregnant or breastfeeding, we encourage pregnant and breastfeeding women to drink Homestead Blend, which is a delicious nutritive tonic for both mother and baby. It is good for all of us all the time, by the way.
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