Australia’s wide-ranging landscape provides a unique opportunity to explore and celebrate the rich tapestry of flavors and aromas its native plants have to offer. By incorporating these extraordinary ingredients into your teas or other beverages, you can embark on a flavourful journey across the continent, experiencing the essence of each region with every sip.
So, go ahead and steep yourself in the wonders of Australia’s native ingredients. Discover a world of refreshing, invigorating, and soothing teas that capture the spirit of the land Down Under. Cheers to a brew-tiful adventure!
Our November 2023 Offerings
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Kakadu Plum* (Terminalia ferdinandiana):
Kakadu Plum powder imparts a mildly tart and fruity flavor to teas and health products. The plums are small and oval, with a light green to yellow color.
Davidson Plum* (Davidsonia spp.):
Davidson Plum powder has a sour, tangy taste, and adds a deep purple color to teas and health products. The fruit is plum-like in appearance, with a vibrant dark purple color and soft texture.
Quandong (Santalum acuminatum):
Quandong fruit has a tart, slightly sweet flavor, reminiscent of peach or apricot. The fruit is small, round, and bright red, with a wrinkled skin when dried.
Bush Tomato (Solanum centrale):
Bush Tomato has a strong, savory, and slightly bitter flavor. The fruit is small and raisin-like, with a dark brown color when dried.
Desert Finger Lime (Citrus australasica var. sanguinea) & Finger Lime (Citrus australasica): Finger limes have a tangy, citrusy flavor, similar to a mix of lemon and lime. The fruits are small and cylindrical, with colors ranging from green to yellow to red, depending on the variety.
Muntries (Kunzea pomifera): Muntries have a unique apple-cinnamon flavor with a hint of juniper. The berries are small, round, and green, often resembling miniature apples.
Riberry* (Syzygium luehmannii):
Riberry powder adds a sweet, tart flavor to teas and health products, with notes of cranberries and cloves. Riberries are small, oval, and bright red, with a glossy appearance.
Rosella (Hibiscus sabdariffa):
Rosella has a tart, tangy flavor, similar to raspberry or cranberry. The fleshy, red calyces used as fruit have a distinct bell shape, with a deep red color.
Myrtles & Eucalyptus
Anise Myrtle (Syzygium anisatum):
Anise Myrtle has a strong licorice or aniseed-like flavor and aroma. It is often used in teas, desserts, and savory dishes for its unique taste and potential digestive benefits.
Cinnamon Myrtle (Backhousia myrtifolia):
Cinnamon Myrtle has a warm, sweet, and spicy flavor reminiscent of cinnamon. It can be used in teas, spice blends, and both sweet and savory dishes to add a distinct flavor and aroma.
Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora):
Lemon Myrtle is known for its intense citrus scent and flavor, similar to a mix of lemon and lime. It is widely used in teas, herbal infusions, and culinary applications, including seasoning for seafood, poultry, and desserts.
Strawberry Gum (Eucalyptus olida):
Strawberry Gum has a fruity, sweet flavor with a hint of strawberry and mild eucalyptus notes. It is used as a flavoring agent in teas, desserts, and sauces, and may provide antioxidant and digestive benefits.
Eucalyptus globulus / Blue Gum (Eucalyptus globulus):
The leaves of the Blue Gum tree have a strong, menthol-like aroma and flavor. They can be used in teas, infusions, and balms for their potential respiratory and immune-boosting properties.
Peppermint Gum (Eucalyptus dives):
Peppermint Gum leaves have a minty, refreshing flavor and aroma. They are often used in teas, infusions, and health products for their potential digestive and respiratory benefits.
Rose Myrtle (limited quantities) (Archirhodomyrtus beckleri):
Rose Myrtle has a delicate, floral flavor and aroma, similar to rose geranium. It can be used in teas, infusions, and culinary applications, particularly in desserts and sweet dishes.
Old Man Saltbush (Atriplex nummularia):
Known for its salty, savory flavor, Old Man Saltbush leaves can be used as a seasoning, in spice blends, or as a garnish in various dishes.
Sandalwood Chips (Santalum sp.):
Sandalwood chips impart a subtle, woody aroma and flavor to teas and infusions. They are also used for their potential calming and stress-relieving properties.
Mountain Pepper (Leaf) (Tasmannia lanceolata):
The leaves of the Mountain Pepper tree have a spicy, peppery flavor and can be used as a seasoning or in spice blends, adding a unique kick to dishes.
Native Thyme (Prostanthera spp.):
Native Thyme has a warm, herbaceous flavor, similar to Mediterranean thyme. It can be used in teas, infusions, and culinary applications as a seasoning or flavoring agent.
Gulbarn (Melaleuca citrolens):
Gulbarn has a subtle, earthy flavor and can be used in teas and infusions for its potential calming and soothing properties.
Gumby Gumby (Pittosporum angustifolium):
This plant has a mild, bitter flavor and is traditionally used in teas and infusions for its potential immune-boosting and antioxidant properties.
Jilungin (Terminalia ferdinandiana var. muelleri):
Jilungin is known for its calming effects and is traditionally used in teas and infusions for relaxation and sleep support.
Native Lemongrass (maar) (Cymbopogon ambiguus):
Native Lemongrass has a fresh, citrusy flavor and aroma, similar to conventional lemongrass. It can be used in teas, infusions, and culinary applications for its refreshing taste and potential digestive benefits.
Custom Creations: Unleash Your Imagination
Unleash your creativity with our Custom Creations option, where you can mix and match your favorite Australian native ingredients to design your own signature tea blend. Our experts are here to guide you in finding the perfect combination of flavors and aromas to suit your personal taste.
Discover the extraordinary world of Australian Native Teas and indulge in the rich tapestry of flavors this remarkable continent has to offer. Our diverse range ensures there’s a tea to captivate every palate, inviting you on a flavorful journey across Australia with every sip. Experience the essence of the Land Down Under and delight your senses today.
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