Raspberry Leaf Tea


While most people think of raspberries as fruit, the leaf has long been enjoyed as a tea and medicine. The taste is slightly bitter and blends well with other soft-tasting herbs and flowers and can get a lift from sweeteners.


Of all the health benefits associated with raspberry leaves, women’s health is the most renowned, used for centuries to strengthen women’s uteruses and ease cramps among other benefits. The leaves also contain high levels as well as Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, B2, Vitamin C, Niacin, and the mineral, calcium, phosphorus, iron and potassium.


Feeling adventurous? You can also add raspberry leaf to stewed fruit or a variety of beverages. On the non-edible side, add raspberry leaves when making skin and hair washes, gargles and mouth wash. Comes in a 4-ounce jar with one of True Treats exclusive tea guides. Add one of to teaspoons of leaves to hot water, to taste.


We at  True Treats love to research history. We aren’t doctors and can’t vouch for the medicinal value of our teas but can tell you how people once used them. Have questions? Consult your doctor. Want to know more about history or flavor? Contact us!


The raspberry plant, native to many parts of Europe, North America, and western Asia, was thought to be discovered by Olympian gods while searching for berries on Mount Ida. The Romans spread the seeds throughout their empire, broadening its use and popularity.


In 1727, colonist William Prince planted raspberries in North America, which would later be used by the Iroquois, Ojibwe, Algonquin, and other native North Americans to treat a range of ailments. Many people refer to the raspberry and blackberry plants as the same which would work well when referring to boysenberries and loganberries which are a hybrid of the two.


Additional information

Weight 6 oz
Packing Type

Loose Tea, Tea Bags