Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you are new to tea or have been drinking it for some time, it is common to have many questions as you begin to explore the world of tea in greater depth. We hope that we can be a resource for you, no matter where you are in your tea education, and that this post, in particular, can help answer some of the most commonly asked floral herb tea questions.

Do flower herb teas have tea in them? What are herbal teas?

While herbal tea (also known as herbal infusions or tisanes) are prepared like teas, they actually do not contain any tea leaves. Typically, herbal infusions are simply the combination of boiling water and anything from dried flowers, herbs, roots, and seeds.

Do flower teas have caffeine?

Herbal teas and flower teas contain no caffeine at all.

Reusing Flower Tea

Flower tea can be reused! The flower tea can be re-brewed twice or more within a period of 24 hours, so don't throw it away after a single brewing. The second and third brewing taste much more delicate but are still worthy of enjoying.

Is it safe to drink flower tea if I'm pregnant?

In general, it is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women to drink too much. However, you should always check with your doctor first.

Is tea allergen-free?

All of our teas are gluten, dairy, soy, egg, fish, shellfish, nut, and wheat-free unless otherwise noted. In those instances, dedicated equipment is used to avoid the potential for cross- contamination.

Where do your teas come from?

We have relationships with some of the finest tea growers in the most renowned tea growing regions of China and Malaysia.

How fresh are our teas?

We receive flower tea shipments throughout the year from tea estates and all teas are sealed in airtight containers prior to use.

Is it safe to drink tea left out overnight?

It's not necessarily left out overnight, as long as for a long time. The primary problem of leaving tea out overnight is that bacterial can start to grow. Besides, most of the Vitamin will get lost.

What is the best way to store tea?

If you buy tea bags, keep them in their original box or store them in a plastic container or bin. Loose tea should be stored in an airtight container made of ceramic or tin to keep the light out; glass jars are OK if they're stored in a dark cupboard or drawer.