Teas / Tisanes

How to Make Awesome Iced Tea

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in Kerri Bailey, Latest, Teas / Tisanes | 0 comments

How to Make Awesome Iced Tea

Teas are not just for mornings or when your sick – they can make the most delicious & refreshing Iced Tea drinks! Perfectly brewed solo, or make it special by adding fresh fruit or herbs to enhance the flavor of the tea. Other ideas to make fantastic tea beverages are to add fruit juice and club soda, ginger ale or other carbonated beverages. Most any Black, Green, Red, White, Oolong & Herbal teas can all be used to make iced tea. As far as which teas can be made into awesome iced teas- it depends on your flavor preferences. Fruity or flavored teas taste delicious, or you can...

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Guayusa – Superleaf Brought to you from the Amazon Rainforest

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Latest, Products, Teas / Tisanes, Ubi's, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Guayusa – Superleaf Brought to you from the Amazon Rainforest

Another treasure from the Amazon Rainforest is a Holly Tree beloved by the locals for over 1500 years.  Guayusa is being heralded as the latest and greatest Superleaf from the Amazon Rainforest. There is always a “latest and greatest” in the herb world and it is almost always a plant that has been used for centuries in one form or another by natives of the region the herb originates from. Guayusa is a relative to Yerba Mate, both have caffeine and both are native to South America, but Guayusa is said to be slightly higher in caffeine and higher anti-oxidant levels. It also...

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Honeybush Gardens Tisane

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Latest, Teas / Tisanes | 0 comments

Honeybush Gardens Tisane

Honeybush tisanes (or “herbal teas”) are made from the leaves of this tasty plant, Cyclopia, native to South Africa and relative to Rooibos.  The taste and properties of honeybush is similar to rooibos yet a little sweeter.  The name, honeybush is a reference to its fragrant flowers that smell like honey. At Ubi’s, we have delicious Honeybush tisanes and welcome an additional flavor- Honeybush Gardens.  This new tea is a delightfully light and fragrant blend with citrus notes. Refreshing, fabulous fragrance and flavor, great hot or iced!  Contains: Honeybush, dried apple, hibiscus flowers,...

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The World of Premium Teas

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Kerri Bailey, Teas / Tisanes | 0 comments

The World of Premium Teas

  Tea is a rich, complex and ever changing beverage enjoyed for thousands of years by millions of people around the world.  The current popularity of tea has been enhanced for its nutritional and medicinal value with several newer blends and varieties now readily available. Specialty or Premium teas Black, Green and White Teas come from the same plant- Camellia sinensis- having distinct flavors, characteristics and body. According to legend, tea was discovered by accident in 2737 BC by Chinese emperor Shen Nong.  The emperor was boiling water by the garden when several leaves blew into...

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