A tisane is an infusion that does not include tea leaves, which allows each to be entirely caffeine-free. Several, including rooibos and peppermint, are traditionally used as tea substitutes, but many are simply appreciated for their own unique flavors and are popularly referred to as “herbal teas.”
Our Tisanes, as well as the herbs & spices for our Tea blends, are all tea cut by us on our custom-built mill, providing the freshest, richest flavors possible. Like our spices, we only use the highest quality ingredients. Because of this, we provide our tea loose-leaf rather than in tea bags, allowing each cup to steep slightly differently rather than compromising on quality.
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Butterfly Pea Flowers$6.75 – $21.60
These dried flowers are pH indicators, steeping into a delicious blue tisane that will transform into a purple or pink color when you add some form of citric acid (traditionally, lemon juice). They can also be used to naturally color rice or noodles, and are a particularly fun botanical to use in crafting cocktails.
Chamomile Tisane$9.00 – $10.00
Steeped in culture, Chamomile has been used for centuries dating back to the ancient Egyptians. Still today, it is believed to have calming attributes.
From the Egyptians to the Vikings, Chamomile’s lore is plentiful. Its name is from the Greeks, who called it khamaimëlon, or earth apple, for its scent. This tisane has long been touted as a cure-all calmer. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just chamomile, mellow and soothing.
Dörfli ~ Heidi$14.00 – $15.00
Mellow, fresh, and floral. A hint of ginger warms the palate, like an idyllic mountain day in a fragrant field of wildflowers. Beautifully bright as a hot afternoon beverage, sweetly crisp as an iced tea in the summer.
A soft flavor that cools as the mint hits, this tisane was named for Johanna Spyri’s beloved novel and encapsulates the fresh feeling of the Swiss Alps. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just clean, fresh flavor to soothe the soul.
Hibiscus$6.75 – $21.60
Tart and tangy, hibiscus is a common flavor in Raspberry Tisanes and Red Zinger, partially due to its signature deep red color and partially due to its jammy, citrusy, bright flavor.
Hibiscus is much more than a tea flavor — it’s the flower of the Hindu goddess Kali, used for medicinal purposes in Chinese herbology, and worn as a sign of marital availability by Tahitian women. No flavors added ~ Just pure Hibiscus.
Lavender$5.25 – $16.80
The name Lavender, it is speculated, comes from the French “lavandre” and the Latin “lavare,” “to wash,” from its history of usage to freshen garments. Lavender has a pleasantly floral and astringent flavor.
Bright blue flower pleasing to the eye & to the palate. Member of the Mint family, closely related to Rosemary. Used as a sleep-aid, anti-anxiety supplement, and also believed to aid with spasms that cause headaches. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just pure Lavender.
Marrakesh Express ~ Victor Laszlo$15.00 – $16.00
Based on our signature Moroccan Breakfast Spice highlighting Ceylon Cinnamon, Ginger & Turmeric, this tisane contains only spices, freshly milled in small batches, coming together to form a unified flavor. Bittersweet and bright with a spicy finish, this tisane leaves you tasting the spice market as you travel south from Casablanca. Here’s looking at you, kid.
Mint Tisane$10.00 – $11.00
Mint tisane has long been a traditional cure-all, in addition to its rich history as a drink of hospitality in the Mediterranean. Peppermint especially is considered both soothing and energizing, making it a wonderfully simple refreshment.
In Greek mythology, the nymph Minthe was turned into the sweet bush for Persephone. Valued as the herb of hospitality and for medicinal purposes, Romans spread mint throughout Europe. The colonialists used Mint as an untaxed tea. No caffeine ~ No added flavors. Just pure Mint to refresh you.
Pemberley ~ Elizabeth Bennett$13.00 – $14.00
Fresh, floral and energizing. The perfect tisane for any time of day, it evokes springtime. Serve hot or iced.
Both beautiful and fresh, this tisane was inspired by Elizabeth’s quick wit, tart replies and love of long walks in nature. Contains only dry herbs and spices, milled in small batches. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just pure flavor creating a garden tea for your enjoyment.
Rooibos, Green$15.00 – $16.00
Grassy, mellow, and sweet. An unfermented version of Red Rooibos, making it less sweet and higher in anti-oxidants.
In 18th century South Africa, Green Rooibos was harvested in the mountains & brought home on donkeys. The Dutch substituted it for expensive black tea. Green Rooibos is original style of the tisane. No caffeine ~ No flavors added. Just the traditional flavor of the South African mountains.
Rooibos, Red$14.00 – $15.00
Sweet, woodsy, and mellow. An herbal substitute for black tea, or just a comfortable afternoon companion.
In 18th century South Africa, Green Rooibos was harvested in the mountains & brought home on donkeys. The Dutch fermented it in the style of Chinese black teas, in order to use it as a substitute for the expensive to import beverage. Red Rooibos was first created with fermentation in 1904. No caffeine ~ No flavors added. Just the fermented flavor of the South African mountains.
Rose Petal$5.00 – $11.00
Defining a rose as anything more than as itself was beyond Gertrude Stein, and we will not try to embarrass ourselves in the attempt.
A Rose is a Rose. Roses & other flowers have been used as flavorings for millennia across many cultures. In teas and tisanes, roses have long been considered a cure-all. This history, along with its delicate floral flavor and lovely color, made it particularly popular during the Victorian era.