Fruit Infused Tea: A Healthy Way to Indulge

Fruit Infused Tea: A Healthy Way to Indulge

If you are looking for a healthy way to add a burst of flavour to your tea or tisane and to indulge while staying true to your wellness goals, fruit-infused tea may be the perfect option.

In this blog post, we'll explore the world of fruit-infused tea, including the best fruits to use and how fruit can enhance the tea's taste and nutritional profile.


Choosing the right fruit for your tea 

The addition of fruits to a tisane can provide a wide range of flavours, from sweet to tart, and create a complex beverage that is enjoyable to drink hot or cold.

When it comes to the best fruits to use in tea, it really is about personal preference. Some people prefer the tangy taste of citrus fruits such as lemons and limes, while others prefer the sweet taste of berries or the tropical notes of pineapple and mango.

Ultimately, you will want to pick your fruit depending on the result you are looking to achieve.

    1. Sweetness: Fruits contain natural sugars that can add sweetness to the tisane, making it more enjoyable to drink. This is especially true for fruits like berries, apples or mango, which have a naturally sweet flavour.

    2. Tartness: Some fruits, like citrus fruits and certain berries, such as raspberries, have a tart or sour flavour. Adding these fruits to a tisane can create a balanced profile, as well as provide a revitalising taste.

    3. Aromatic: Many fruits have a strong aroma that can enhance the overall taste and feel of the tisane. For example, adding slices of fresh lemon or orange to a tisane can give it a fragrant and invigorating taste, making it the perfect choice for a refreshing beverage on a hot summer day.


      Health benefits of fruit-infused teas

      We mentioned earlier how adding fruit to your tea can provide a variety of nutrients and health benefits. Let's explore what the most common ones are.

      1. It can enhance the nutritional value of your beverage

      Fruit-infused tea is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Fruits are packed with vitamins and minerals, and infusing them into your tea is an easy way to boost your intake. For example, oranges are rich in vitamin C, which helps boost the immune system and aids in the absorption of iron. Lemons are another great fruit to use in tea as they are rich in vitamin C and potassium, which helps regulate blood pressure and keeps the heart healthy.

      1. It is a natural sweetener

      Another advantage of fruit-infused tea is that it does not require any added sugar. Fruits are naturally sweet, and when infused in tea, they add a natural sweetness that eliminates the need for any added ones. This makes fruit-infused tea a perfect alternative to not-so-healthy sugary drinks.

      1. It can uplift your mood

      Generally speaking, fruit can have a positive impact on your mood. Fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which are essential for maintaining a healthy body and brain. Additionally, the scent of some fruits, in particular of zesty ones such as oranges and lemons, can have a invigorating effect and improve mood.



      Beyond the wide variety of a flavours available, fruit-infused tea can help promote a better physical and mental state and contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

      We add freeze-dried fruit to our botanical tea blends to balance and enhance the flavour of other ingredients such as herbs, flowers and spices for an indulgent yet healthful tea drinking experience. 

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