Avocado Leaf Tea, Loose-leaf
Culinary avocado, or persea drymifolia, is a tropical and Mediterranean flowering plant believed to have originated in Mexico. According to the International Journal of Food Properties, avocado possess effective antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-radical properties. Traditional folk medicine, such as that used by the Aztecs and the Mayans, made use of the purported properties of the culinary avocado leaf to help lower blood-pressure due to its potassium content, prevent constipation due to its magnesium content, regulate blood sugar levels thanks to its hypoglycemic properties, treat diarrhea, arthritis, gastrointestinal issues, and regulate the general immune system. Kilani Brew's Culinary Avocado Leaf Tea possess a bouquet reminiscent of sun-ripe mango head, sun-dried basil, with finish similar to grapefruit. The flavor is soft, rustic, and herbaceous with subtly sweet after-notes that play across the tongue. Each tin contains 1/2 oz of loose-leaf tea. To prepare a cup of hot tea, place one teaspoon of loose-leaf tea into a tea diffuser. Place loose-leaf-filled diffuser into a 6-ounce to 8-ounce sized tea cup. Pour boiling water into cup and let steep for 10 minutes, until a rich color develops. Steep longer for a richer flavor. Relax and enjoy your cup of invigorating avocado leaf tea. To create a thirst-quenching cold brew, add several teaspoons of loose-leaf tea to water in a pitcher and let the tea infuse the water for 6 to 12 hours in the refrigerator. Strain, and enjoy a cup of refreshing cold-brew tea.