About Waku

  • The Quali-tea of Red Root Amaranth

    The Quali-tea of Red Root Amaranth

    Welcome to yet another episode of our Waku Quali-tea series, where we break down one of the ingredients in our tea blend. Native from Northern America, Red Root Amaranth is considered highly competitive due to its fast-growing, vigorous nature.The seeds are edible and can be eaten raw or cooked. They are sometimes ground into a powder and eaten as a substitute for cereal and its sprouts can be added to salads. Take a look at these fun facts, benefits and uses of Red Root Amaranth.

  • The Quali-tea of Mint

    The Quali-tea of Mint

    Welcome to yet another episode of the Quali-tea series. Mint is a popular ingredient in several foods and beverages, ranging from teas and alcoholic drinks to sauces, salads and desserts. Using fresh mint and other herbs and spices in cooking can help a person add flavor while reducing their sodium and sugar intake. ​​Throughout history, people have used different species of mint plants in medicine. Different types of mint plants offer a range of antioxidant qualities and potential health benefits, especially for people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

    This one is actually one of our favorite herbs in the Waku blend. Not only does it help boost the flavor and benefits of the other herbs, it also gives our tea the freshness it needs to be the perfect herbal tea for either a hot summer day or to drink on a warm autumn night. Take a look at this fun facts, benefits and uses of Mint.

  • The Quali-tea of White Basil

    The Quali-tea of White Basil

    Introducing… White Basil! This is the Quali-tea Series and on this occasion we will be discussing White Basil, another one of the ingredients incorporated into the Waku special fruity and herbal blend. Basil makes a colorful and flavorful addition to many different dishes and teas. It can also provide some serious health benefits. That is why, we decided to mix it up with the rest of our herbs and ingredients in order to create the most powerful yet healthy herbal blend for our teas. 

    White Thai Holy basil is botanically classified as Ocimum tenuiflorum and is a member of the Lamiaceae or mint family. Basil cultivars are generally categorized into three groups: Thai, sweet, or holy basil. Today, we will be taking about the fun facts, benefits and uses of White or Holy Basil. Check it out!

  • The Quali-tea of Lemongrass

    The Quali-tea of Lemongrass

    Hi there! Welcome to yet another Quali-tea episode! Today, we present you Lemongrass. This is one of our favorite ingredients in the Waku blend. Lemongrass is an herb with a lemony scent. The culinary herb is produced from the stalk of the lemongrass plant (Cymbopogon citratus), which grows in many tropical climates, most notably in Southeast Asia. This plant imparts a flavor of lemon with hints of ginger and has the same essential oil as lemons. It is often used in herbal teas to give a lemon flavor. Fresh lemongrass can have floral and minty notes as well.

    Because we want you know as much as you can about our ingredients, here are some fun facts, benefits and uses of Lemongrass:

  • The Quali-tea of Chamomile

    The Quali-tea of Chamomile

    Welcome to another Quali-tea blog. On this occasion, we are going to discuss and unravel one of our tea ingredients that has actually been around for ages and has been proven to be a great remedy for a large number of stomach and digestive issues. If you didn't know this already, now is probably a good time to tell you that Waku teas don't have any caffeine, that is because we don't use any tea plant or leaves that contain that component. Instead, we went for more natural and healthier options by creating a delicious and incredibly beneficial herb blend that does wonders for your digestion and overall gut health. And of course, we couldn't do this without chamomile. Here are its fun facts, benefits and uses. Enjoy!

  • "The Waku Effect"

    "The Waku Effect"

    If you have already tried Waku, you know exactly what we are talking about with the Waku effect. Our prebiotic herbal teas are full of flavor, freshness and deliciousness. They are also vegan, caffeine free, GMO free and don't have any added sugar. Waku also contains 6 grams of prebiotic fiber which basically represents 25% of the daily fiber intake we should be consuming. They are perfect as a food pairing and will do absolute wonders for your gut health and overall digestion.

    We are well aware that sometimes when a product claims to be super healthy it might taste too strong or be hard to obtain. However, Waku is the exception to all of that. Not only is it absolutely delicious, it is easy to buy, serve and consume. If we haven't convinced you by now, here are some honorable mentions that just prove how good and truly amazing Waku is. Take a look!