Botanical Library

Herbs and botanicals have been staples in the natural apothecary and the kitchen for thousands of years. Our botanical library is a collection of botanical art and information that can be used to understand these amazing plants that we use in many of our herbal blends.

Hibiscus

Hibiscus

Hibiscus juicy, tart, crimson colored infusionOrigin: Burkina Faso, West Africa Historically, hibiscus has been brewed as both a hot and cold beverage, and the plant holds symbolic value in many cultures, including Malaysia, Hawaii, and in Hindu worship. Hibiscus is...

Rooibos

Rooibos

Rooibos Naturally sweet and refreshing pure African rooibos with a deep red, nectar-like infusionOrigin: Cederberg Mountains, South Africa Rooibos, or Aspalathus linearis, prized for its attractive red infusion color is a caffeine-free alternative to black and green...

Kapoor Tulsi

Kapoor Tulsi

Kapoor Tulsi floral and spicy aromatic complexity, refreshing and calming adaptogenic functionOrigin: New England Region, United States Tulsi, or Holy Basil, is one of the cornerstone adaptogens of Ayurvedic herbology. Tulsi is renowned for its calming effect, known...

Chamomile

Chamomile

Chamomile Golden liquoring infusion with a fragrance reminiscent of honey and fruit blossomsOrigin: Croatia Chamomile tea is widely documented in herbal traditions and has been regarded as a tranquilizer and sleep-inducer. Chamomile blossoms have a lovely, sweet...

Artemisia

Artemisia

Artemisia aromas of spring meadows, elegant green teas and a unique herbal sweetnessOrigin: New England Region, United States Artemisia is an herb that has had many names over thousands of years of use, including Qinghai 青蒿, sweet wormwood and Artemisia annua....

Red Shiso

Red Shiso

Red Shiso warming, bright, red wine-like qualityOrigin: New England Region, United States Shiso, also known as Japanese mint, wild sesame or Perilla, is a primary culinary herb of Asia. Scientists have studied shiso tea’s ability to restore health with its high...

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

Green Shiso Notes of ume wine, wild oregano and tarragonOrigin: New England Region, United States Shiso, also known as Japanese mint, wild sesame or Perilla, is a key culinary herb of Asia. Scientists have studied shiso tea’s ability to restore health with its high...

Schisandra Berry

Schisandra Berry

Schisandra Berry Refreshingly tart and fruity with a uniquely quenching balance of five flavors: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent.Origin: Jilin Provence, China Schisandra is native to Siberia and North Asia where it is collected in the wild.  It only grows...

Recipes & Articles

Zero Proof Blackberry Shiso Sangria

Zero Proof Blackberry Shiso SangriaBlackberries Sweet seedless mandarins Ruby red grapefruit Grapefruit Quince Sparkling Botanical by Rishi Blackberry Shiso Iced TeaPrepare Yields 4 8 oz servings. Serve in cocktail glasses. 6 oz container Blackberries 8-10 sweet...

Tulsi – The Queen of Herbs

Tulsi is one of the cornerstones in Ayurvedic tradition. Ayurveda, translating from Sanskrit as “the Science of Life,” is a healing science originating in India over 5,000 years ago.

How to Use Powders

As part of our stance as Selector – Importer – Maker, Rishi sought to create a product that exemplified our devotion to creating delicious beverages that are readily accessible in any kitchen or café. Rishi has selected fruits and herbs with unique flavors and origins that are celebrated in cultures where food is considered medicine.

Functional Roots Fruits and Herbs – Tangerine Ginger

A well-balanced and vibrant vitality tonic with many beneficial ingredients that have been used for thousands of years, across numerous medicinal traditions. Tangerine Ginger combines roots, fruits, and herbs.