Intelligent Tea lays no claim to the curative properties of products on this website, in line with  Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006, but we do find plants fascinating, and powerful.

Although we are NOT making any health claims, it is widely believed that certain herbs and plants may have curative powers. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, you may need to consult your healthcare provider before taking some of our teas. If in doubt, check it out.

 

TALES FROM THE FASCINATING WORLD OF PLANTS

When not foraging, blending and buzzing around with bees, Freda loves reading and hearing more about plants.

We are sharing this information for educational purposes only.

 

READING

Can plants sense and react to the world?

Hawthorn

https://www.pri.org/stories/2014-01-09/new-research-plant-intelligence-may-forever-change-how-you-think-about-plants

Is there more to the dandelion than meets the eye?

Dabdelion

https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-dandelion.html

 

Are Elderflowers more than just a summery taste sensation  

Elderflower

https://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-elderflower.html

 

Are plants capable of solving problems and learning from past experiences?

Nettles

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/02/160221-plant-science-botany-evolution-mabey-ngbooktalk/

 

 

The Cork man and the Blackberry

Amazing discovery by 2018 Young Scientist of the Year

Blackberries

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/blackberry-antibiotic-lands-cork-student-top-bt-young-scientist-prize-1.3353348

 

 

 

LISTENING TO

Can plants decide what to do?

Dame Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS is a British plant biologist and Professor of Plant Development at the University of Cambridge

clevers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08q5wxx