Nakihalani Farms Mamaki Herbal Tea
Nakihalani Farms Mamaki Tea - Hawaiian Organic Caffeine Free
MAMAKI BENEFITS - Naturally caffeine free, Mamaki is known for it's powerful antioxidant and medicinal benefits: Cleanses and supports liver, stomach, colon and bladder; Promotes weight loss; Aids digestion; Regulates blood pressure and sugar levels; Lowers cholesterol levels.
THE STORY - Mamaki (Pipturus Albidus) is indiginous to Hawaii and cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Known for it's healing benefits, Mamaki is typically made into an herbal tea or tonic.
ORGANICALLY GROWN - Our family at Nakihalani Farm in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii is proud to hand pick and produce 100% Organic Mamaki tea without the use of harmful chemical, insecticides or pesticides.
TEA PREPARATION - Boil 3 cups of water. Add approximately 1 TBS of crushed Mamaki leaves to boiling water. Remove from heat, cover and let steep for 10 to 15 minutes. To increase strength, taste and color, let steep longer. Yield: 4 – 6 cups of hot tea - For an added treat put the tea in a large container and ice. It's also the best iced tea you might ever drink!!
About Nakihalani Farms: On the slopes of Mauna Kea, on the breathtaking Hamakua Coast, sits an 11 acre farm called Nakihalani.
Renovated by Chicago natives Mike and Jackie Nakamura, their 11 acre farm resides at an elevation of roughly 650 ft. with key plantings being Lilikoi (passion fruit) and Mamaki Tea which are somewhat ever bearing plants. The farm currently exhibits the largest square footage of Lilikoi pergolas and trellises in the Hawaiian Islands.
Nakihalani Farm uses natural farming practices, whereby many of the day to day sprays, fertilizers and repellents are made with by products readily available on the farm and are sustainable and accepted as organic farming practices. They seek to assist in supporting sustainable economies, agri-tourism based business throughout the Big Island of Hawaii, and provide learning opportunities for visitors and workers.