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  • 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!