Raspberry leaf

Raspberry leaf

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Also known as

Rubus idaeus                        

Introduction
Rubus idaeus, more commonly known as Raspberry, is a plant home to the Rose family, and can be found in its native habitat throughout West Asia and North America. Raspberry is an antioxidant rich, sweet tasting, astringent leaf, used for tonic wines, teas, and herbal smoke blends.

Constituents
anthocyanin, ellagic acid, ellagitannins, quercetin, gallic acid, cyanidins, pelargonidins, catechins, kaempferol and salicylic acid

Harvest Data
Origin: Bulgaria
cut and sifted foliage
Certified organic

Use
Raspberry leaf makes an enjoyable tea, an astringent smoke, and can add to the tannic bite of wine while adding a slight fruity note. Recommended dosage is 1-2 grams or 1/2-1 teaspoon in tea, simmered for 5-10 minutes.

Summary
Raspberry leaf is a versatile herb, commonly found in herbal teas and smoke blends, where it is used for its astringent taste, similar to the widely consumed herbs such as black tea and tobacco. As raspberry leaf is caffeine and nicotine free, it can serve as a pleasant substitute for those looking to decrease their tea or tobacco exposure.

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