Colonial Tea Set – 4 curative tea blends, in apothecary jar w/cork & 2honey sticks, instructions & CARD

$35.00

What better gift for anyone who’s feeling under-the-weather, or just enjoys hard-to-find tea blends? The six blends in this gift box have been a proven favorite for hundreds of years,  enjoyed in various parts of North America. Some of the ingredients were native to North America, such as ginger root and while cherry bark, while others including dandelion leaf and jasmine came later.

 

Regardless, the mixtures are all unique blends of flowers, herbs, sweeteners and more, depending on their use and the intended flavors of each one. Comes with honey sticks, a card describing the contents plus a get-well gift card, should you want to include one!

 

To prepare any of our teas, add a teaspoon or two to hot water and steep for 3-5 minutes. Add your favorite sweetener as desired. Looking for drink recipes using our authentic tea blends? Learn how to make a Horehound Hot Toddy and other drinks in our Recipe Box!

Description

Colonial Era Remedies, Recreated!

Apothecaries of the 1700s were stocked with herbal brews, including a cough and cold remedy tea made from honey, horehound, and thyme. Our bestselling blend, a Colonial Headache Remedy Tea, combines lavender, rose flower, sage, and marjoram. First made in the 1500s, this brew was said to cure headaches.

Native Medicine and… Colonial Stress Relief?

European tradition was infused with Native American knowledge, as seen in our Native American Blend which combines dandelion leaf, ginger root, chickweed, and wild cherry bark. To relax, colonists relied on a mixture of mint and jasmine, a Sweet Bath. Enjoyed as a calming tea or as a fragrance in bathwater.

Yesterday’s Medicines, Today’s Delights!

Love the taste of the Colonial Apothecary? Why not sample the flavors of North American enjoyed by the Native inhabitants when the Europeans arrived…Elderberry, Blackberry, Chokecherry, Buffalo Berry, and Gooseberry, and Strawberry. You may also enjoy newcomers – Sorghum from Africa and molasses from the Caribbean.

Try our friends' favorites!