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Espinheira Santa Tea

£8.39

SKU: 21150
  • 1500mg shredded leaves of Maytenus ilicifolia each teabag
  • In Brazil, commonly consumed as a leaf tea after meals
  • Unbleached paper teabags

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Espinheira Santa is a small, shrubby evergreen tree with leaves and berries that resemble those of the European Holly.  In Brazil it is commonly consumed as a leaf tea.

Also known as 'Chuchuwasi', Espinheira Santa (Maytenus ilicifolia) is a small, shrubby evergreen tree growing to heights of around 5m, with leaves and berries that resemble those of the European Holly. It is native to Southern Brazil and many other parts of South America.

Espinheira Santa is part of a large genus of plants, many of which have been used by indigenous tribes. In Brazil it is commonly consumed as a leaf tea after meals.

Shredded leaves of Espinheira Santa (Maytenus ilicifolia)

Infuse1 teabag in freshly boiled water. Leave for 2 - 5 minutes. Drink and enjoy

The Rio Amazon Tea Range brings you a selection of unique, high-quality botanicals in plastic free tea bags. Our teas are also available as loose teas or in powder form.

Espinheira Santa is a small, shrubby evergreen tree with leaves and berries that resemble those of the European Holly.  In Brazil it is commonly consumed as a leaf tea.

Also known as 'Chuchuwasi', Espinheira Santa (Maytenus ilicifolia) is a small, shrubby evergreen tree growing to heights of around 5m, with leaves and berries that resemble those of the European Holly. It is native to Southern Brazil and many other parts of South America.

Espinheira Santa is part of a large genus of plants, many of which have been used by indigenous tribes. In Brazil it is commonly consumed as a leaf tea after meals.

Shredded leaves of Espinheira Santa (Maytenus ilicifolia)

Infuse1 teabag in freshly boiled water. Leave for 2 - 5 minutes. Drink and enjoy

The Rio Amazon Tea Range brings you a selection of unique, high-quality botanicals in plastic free tea bags. Our teas are also available as loose teas or in powder form.

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How it tastes

Espinheira Santa has a very pleasant taste, and can be used as a simple herbal infusion to consume after meals.