Ulu Leaf Tea, Loose-leaf
Breadfruit (Artocarpus Altilis), or ‘Ulu, is a species of flowering tree in the mulberry family that was been cultivated for over 3000 years. It is widely consumed throughout the Caribbean, India, and Africa, and was a historical stable for the Native Hawaiian people. When ripe, the breadfruit develops a soft, yellow, cream colored flesh that carries its titular flavor. According to the International Journal of Developments in Technology and Science, ‘Ulu leaf tea is purported to have numerous health benefits, including regulating blood pressure, sugar and cholesterol. It is also purported to help address weak bladders, heart disease, skin, and joint problems. Kilani Brew's 'Ulu leaf tea possess a bouquet reminscent of apricot, dried-rose, and milk-tea. The brew has a calmingly mellow, nutty, and slightly sweet-earthy taste. 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 15 to 25 minutes, until a rich color develops. Steep longer for a richer flavor. Relax and enjoy your cup of invigorating `ulu 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.