Tisane is the correct name for what people like to call herbal tea.
An herbal brew cannot be a tea because all tea is derived from the same type of plant – and that plant is not ginger or lemongrass or chamomile.
The source plant is camellia sinensis. Yes, white, green, or black , if it is tea, it comes from the same plant. The different teas are the result of how the plant is grown and harvested.
If tea is your preference, you can always grow your own!
The following technique works for many tisanes. First, let’s make a wonderful tisane of ginger and lemongrass. Read More