Pattanga (Sappanwood) tea

Sappanwood, or Secang in Indonesian, is used to make a medicinal tea. It cleanses the blood and cures acne. It is excellent for the skin and removes fine wrinkles. It contains brazilin, which protects skin against UV rays and skin photo aging. Sappanwwood can greatly prevent tooth decay. Sappanwood also has a protective effect on the brain. It is excellent for treating wounds.

Ashitaba tea

Ashitaba is a detoxifyer of cells, very high in chlorophyll (a substance that has a molecular structure similar to that of human blood). It is one of the highest vegan sources of vitamin B12. Ashitaba is very rich in minerals and phytochemicals because it grows only on volcanic soil. The main locations where it has been able to grow so far are some volcanic islands in Japan, and the volcanic slopes of volcanoes in Indonesia.

Ashitaba out-performs all other green leafy vegetables that were tested for their antioxidant potential. It has extremely alkalizing properties. It containing 11 vitamins, 13 minerals, chlorophyll, enzymes, carotene, germanium, saponins, proteins, plant fibers, glycosides, coumarins and a unique and rare class of flavonoids called chalcones which confer potent antioxidant activity.

Moringa tea

Moringa is one of the most complete, nutrient-dense plants on Earth. Its leaves have been eaten for thousands of years as a vegetable, a medicine and in times of need. It is often used to combat malnutrition. Moringa contains more B12 than steak, more vitamin A than eggs, and more calcium than milk. Moringa leaves contain over 90 nutrients, including 47 antioxidants, 36 anti-inflammatories, 25 vitamins and minerals, and all 9 essential Amino Acids. Moringa helps to boost and sustain energy levels, and supports healthy, youthful skin.

Gotu Kola tea

Gotu Kola is a longevity herb. It was highly praised in both classical Ayurvedic and Taoist medical texts. It is considered a blood tonic in both Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It fortifies the immune system and strengthens the adrenals. As a cerebral tonic, Gotu kola is also an effective herb against depression. It is rich in anti oxidants like Superoxide Dismutase (SOD). It is used in liver disorders, enhances memory, intelligence and strengthens the body.

Gotu Kola is also an excellent beauty herb. It promotes beautiful skin by increasing collagen production and carrying away toxins which cause skin blemishes.  Because it helps to repair connective tissue, it is also very effective at reducing the appearance of scars.


  • Aloe Vera juice – excellent for skin
  • Wintermelon juice – excellent for vitality
  • Cucumber-Lemon juice


  • Aam Panna Made from unripe mangoes, salt, cumin powder, cilantro, chillies and mint
  • Panaka Summer cooler made of jaggery, dry ginger, and cardamom. Even if it is served at room temperature, it works as a great cooler.
  • Shikanji – Made of lemon or lime juice, ginger juice, ice, and water. Some recipes also include salt, saffron and cumin into the drink. Shikanji is served ice cold often with mint leaves and some fresh fruits.
  • Chandan Sherbet Sandalwood is renown for its cooling properties. Little wonder why  is such a great summer cooler. Infused with kewra extract and rose petals, this drink has unique flavors and a stunning color.


  • Thandai prepared with a mixture of almonds, fennel seeds, watermelon kernels, rose petals, pepper, poppy seeds, cardamom, saffron, milk and sugar. Often associated with the Maha Shivaratri festival.


  • Rooh Afza – Rooh Afza syrup is generally served mixed with cold milk and ice. The concentrate can also be mixed with water, which is a common preparation in the hot summers. When mixed with water, the final drink is a type of sharbat.