Forrest Green Farm

Shiso Tonic Tea


A traditional anti-inflammatory and antioxidant drink. Shiso has a fascinating history as a Japanese longevity drink. Shiso contains rosmarinic acid, which is recognized for its ability to enhance brain and memory function. Furthermore, the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant components of this loose herbal tea will provide considerable support for digestion and arthritis. Shiso is high in beta carotene, which is essential for maintaining healthy eyes. 

Taste profile: lemony, sweet, mysterious, bright, basil, citrusy

Ingredients: shiso, lemon peel, lemon verbena, stevia  

Tea Formula

Shiso (Perilla frutescens)

Red Shiso is an incredible herb with amazing anti-inflammatory properties. This herb is packed with rosmarinic acid, which makes it an excellent cognitive enhancer. If you're looking for a natural way to boost your brainpower, it might be worth giving Red Shiso a try!

Lemon Peel (Citrus x limon)

We add lemon peel to herbal teas for its delightful aroma and flavor. The peel provides a unique and lively citrus taste that enhances the overall experience. Moreover, it can help with digestion by stimulating the production of gastric juices and supplying a good amount of vitamin C.

Lemon Verbena (Aloysia triphylla)

Adding Lemon Verbena to formulas provides a delightful, subtle lemony taste. Additionally, it aids in digestion, promotes better sleep and has a calming effect on the nerves.

Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana)

Did you know that Stevia leaf is an excellent alternative to sugar? It's up to 300 times sweeter than sugar but without all the extra calories. This herb is so sweet that just a little bit can go a long way in recipes. Additionally, it has anti-inflammatory properties and can help with digestive support.

More Info

For a Tea:
Pour one cup boiling water over 1-2 tbsp. Of herb tea mix. Let steep for 10 minutes.