Barberry Garden

Bright and tender flavour of Greenfield Barberry Garden is woven of noble Indian tea power, barberry sour and sweet notes and delicate hibiscus flavour. Light aroma of barberry intertwines with original tea aroma thus producing charming bouquet of Greenfield Barberry Garden.
About type of tea
Barberry is one of the few plants mentioned in the collection of famous Royal Library of Ashurbanipal, the last great king of Assyria. Writings on clay tablets dated 670 BC tell that barberries help to prolong youth...
And it is not the only evidence of amazing properties of this beautiful bush. Barberry is beloved and popular all over the world. Tibetan monks known for their deep and comprehensive knowledge in medicine, believed that the berries, if eaten regularly, ensure active and healthy longevity. Claudius Galen, the prominent Roman physician and pioneer of pharmacology, found out that barberry was very useful for the eyes.
Starting from XVII century barberry was grown in Russia at the royal Apothecary gardens created at the order of Tsar Aleksey Mikhailovich.
Definitely these juicy fragrant berries with refreshing sweet and sour taste have always been in demand in culinary art. They were dried and used to make spices, candies, jam and refreshing fruit lemonades, sweet liqueurs and other drinks. Its light aroma and unique pleasant taste adds a refreshing note to any dish whether it is a traditional Central Asian pilaf, French jam or classic black Ceylon tea.

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