Damiana Leaf Tea is an ancient Central & South American tradition, known to support well-being on many levels. Buddha Teas organic leaves provide the makings for an excellent herbal tea.
Damiana, scientifically known as Turnera diffusa, is a small shrub growing abundantly southward from the warm regions of Mexico, throughout Central and South America. Damiana can be recognized because of the bright yellow flowers that blossom in the flowering season, which bear a surprisingly strong aroma for being so small. Historically, damiana was used by various natives of Central and South America to create a fragrant incense and an herbal tea. The rest of the world was acquainted with this herb by Spanish missionaries, who observed the natives using the plant and brought it back with them. Today, it is still used by the descendants of those original tribes, and is becoming a more prevalent herbal tea around the world.
Just because Damiana Leaf Tea is known to both increase energy as well as act as a calming tonic, don't be confused; there are other plants out there that can boast the same. This good news assures you that drinking Damiana Leaf Tea throughout the day promises to provide you with whatever you need in the moment.
Some describe this tea as tasting bitter. If this flavor profile bothers you, don't panic ... you can still benefit from drinking Buddha Teas Damiana Leaf Tea by adding another tea to balance out the bitter. For example, we love including Ginger Root Tea when brewing beneficial teas that may need a flavor boost. Passion Flower Tea, is another excellent choice here, as is Chamomile Flower Tea.