Dandelion is among the best-known and most widespread wild plants. It thrives almost anywhere that allows it to sprout its bright yellow composite in the direction of the sky. Its leaves taste extremely aromatic: Subtly tart and slightly bitter, they are excellently suited for salads and smoothies. They are obviously also appropriate for delicious teas.
Lemon grass contains essential oils and has a strong, lemony-fresh taste. The origins of this plant from the family of grasses that is primarily used in the Asian kitchen are still unclear to this day
.A native of India, the peel of the lemon tree fruit has an aroma similar to its sourish fruit pulp. Slightly bitter and refreshingly fruity, it enriches Mediterranean meals, sweet dishes or herbal tea mixtures.
Cinnamon is among the most expensive spices in the world and was supposedly already used as a spice in China in 3,000 B.C. Cinnamon is extracted from the bark of the South-Asian cinnamon tree. It has an aromatic-sweetish taste and contains valuable essential oils.
Whether in the Christmas biscuits, as a curry mixture or in lemonade: The bulbous ginger is among the best-known spice plants in the world. For thousands of years, it has been cultivated in the tropical heat of eastern Asia. It gives many of our YOGI TEA®s a fruity-hot and aromatically spicy taste.
Liquorice has already been known since ancient times. Its sweetening power is about 50 times stronger than that of sugar. It tastes mild-sweetish and bitter-tart.Bees love its nectar-rich fruit, and human beings appreciate the spicy-fresh, lemony taste of its leaves.
In the Middle Ages, lemon balm was so highly valued that it had to be cultivated in every European monastery garden per decree.First discovered in 1696 and presumably created through the coincidental hybridisation of the water mint and wild mint, peppermint is now one of the most familiar plants in the world.
Peppermint is extremely popular throughout the world due to its refreshing aroma. It has a mild, pleasant pungency.