Lemon Myrtle Tea products sold in this website are made from lemon myrtle trees organically grown in Northern Queensland, Australia. Lemon Myrtle (Botanical name: Backhousia citriodora) is the world’s richest known natural source of citral (90-98%) which exhibits sedative, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. Lemon myrtle leaves are strongly lemon-scented aromatic leaves.
Lemon Myrtle Tea Blends
- Lemon Myrtle
- Lemon Myrtle Green Tea blend
- Lemon Myrtle Black Tea blend
Benefits of Lemon Myrtle Tea
Lemon Myrtle is high in antioxidants with anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. It has been known to help alleviate the common cold, give relief to muscular cramps, headaches, rheumatism and even help with weight loss. Because of the high concentration of citral in lemon myrtle, it helps boost our body’s immune system. The Lemon Myrtle tea leaf has anti-bacterial properties that aid to fight infection.
Cooking with Lemon Myrtle
Lemon Myrtle can be used in various dishes – mains, snacks, desserts, and so on. To gain the tastiest and most effective use of the goodness in lemon myrtle, it is best to add the lemon myrtle in the last stage of cooking. In other words, do not cook the lemon myrtle for a long period in the dish you are preparing. Also, because it is quite strong, a little bit goes a long way.