Hemp has been rediscovered. Without the psychoactive constituent THC, hemp has so many positive properties that it has been called the new superfood.
Everyone can experience how hemp tea and hemp tea blends work, how they help us and what they taste like. Also, what it is necessary to take into account when buying it and the errors that it is necessary to avoid during its preparation...
Hemp tea and hemp tea blends can be prepared like normal tea – even in a modern Teainfuser To Go. Only one material is not advisable.
1. Soft water makes hemp tea more intense
Hemp likes soft water. Like particularly goods and exclusive teas, hemp tea needs soft water to develop its full flavour.
2. Hemp tea - rule of thumb for infusion and infusion time
Hemp tea and hemp tea blends are generally infused at about 80 degrees. The infusion time of hemp tea ranges from 2 to 5 minutes, depending on the taste. The longer, the more bitter. Special hemp tea blends (e.g. with black Assam tea) are infused with hotter water (100 degrees), which usually shortens the brewing time.
3. Hemp and metal are not compatible
The good old porcelain teapot is recommended for preparation. Metal jugs should be used for other purposes. The only exception: teapots or tea users made of high-quality stainless steel (18/8).
The use of a tea egg or a metal tea tong is not recommended. In addition to the metal material, the rather large hemp leaves do not spread in the small round cages and cannot fully develop their aroma or effect.
4. Hemp tea wants and needs fat
Many ingredients in hemp are water soluble and pass into the tea. However, some active ingredients are only fat-soluble. In order to achieve the full effect and aroma of a hemp tea or a hemp tea mixture, it is advisable to drink a little milk, a few drops of oil or a glass of water before the infusion. This is the only way to get all good, healthy and tasty active substances of the hemp leaves into the hemp tea. Special lovers improve and refine their hemp tea with a few drops of hemp oil.
Good hemp tea and hemp tea mixtures are not everywhere. Be sure to pay attention
to 100 % organic and organic certification.
Useful, edible hemp, grown for fibre or also called agricultural hemp, may only contain a THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content of not more than 0,2 %. This completely excludes the possibility that useful hemp may have an intoxicating effect - even if one were to drink vast quantities of hemp tea.
The cultivation in Germany and many European countries is absolutely legal and legally compliant. The farms are specially registered for hemp cultivation and are regularly inspected. Here every hemp tea connoisseur is on the safe side.
In addition, alveus® is a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership, a non-profit organization that promotes social, fair, environmentally compatible and sustainable tea cultivation and trade.