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Miraculous Mamaki Herbal Tea

4 reviews
$9
  • Tasting notes: naturally sweet, slightly earthy, and with notes of hazelnut; medium-bodied and amber color. 
  • Weight: 1 ounce (28g) 
  • Cost per cup: 0.15 - 0.28/cup
  • Perfect for: iced tea, hot tea
  • Caffeine-free

This bag of loose Māmaki tea brews up to 5 gallons (see instructions below).

MIRACULOUS MAMAKI TEA

Māmaki is a miraculous super-tea, able to reverse oxidative damage that leads to degenerative diseases, while the plant regenerates native rainforest in Hawaii.

Teas brewed from the ancient plant have antioxidant, polyphenol, and mineral benefits that outperform black, oolong, and even green teas! 

Thanks to the antioxidant powerhouses found in Māmaki - catechins, rutin, and chlorogenic acid - the tea has been linked to a wide range of benefits, including neuroprotection, preventing cancer, treating infections, anti-viral, and even boosting your mood. 

The benefits of Māmaki tea include its balanced mineral profile, including zinc and potassium, which leads some naturopaths to use it for treating high blood pressure. 

What's not to love?! We recommend adding Miraculous Mamaki Tea to your evening routine.

This Māmaki tea is pesticide-free and grown on a regenerative rainforest farm in Volcano at 4,000 ft.

How to Brew Mamaki Tea

Hot tea: Use 1-2 teaspoons (1g - 2g) of loose māmaki tea per 8 oz boiling water. Steep for 10 minutes.
Iced Mamaki tea: Crumble 1/4 cup (12g) of māmaki in a 2-quart glass jar. Fill the jar with boiling water and steep overnight. Dilute to 1 or more gallons of iced Mamaki tea, or to taste.

SHIPPING RATES

Please note: Orders may require 2-4 business days to fulfill based on order volume at the time. You may upgrade to priority shipping for faster fulfillment times.

Domestic USA

  • U.S.P.S. Flat Rate is $5 and arrives within 5- 10 business days.
  • FedEx 2Day delivery is free on orders over $49. 
  • Upgraded FedEx shipping may be purchased at the time of checkout. This prioritizes your shipment in the queue. 

  • International Shipping

    International shipping is available to most locations via USPS, FedEx or UPS. Listed rates do not customs duties and taxes.

    Canada:
    Up to 1 lb: $12.95
    1.1- 2 lb $15.95
    2.1-3 lb: $19.95
    3.1-4 lb: $26.95
    Over 4 lb: Please see quotes at checkout

    Everywhere else:
    Up to 1 lb: $17.95
    1.1- 2 lb $19.95
    2.1-3 lb: $24.95
    3.1-4 lb: $35.95
    Over 4 lb: Please see quotes at checkout

    HAWAIIAN COFFEES

    Orders are roasted Sunday-Thursday and shipped Monday-Friday. Roast dates are applied to your order.

    We cannot ship Fedex packages on Friday, Saturdays nor Sunday. 

    ESPRESSO BITES

    Because Espresso Bites are made without stabilizers or preservatives, they may bloom or melt when shipping temperatures exceed 80 F. If this is a concern in your location please select FedEx shipping.

    If you notice a white color to your bar, it's perfectly safe to eat. This happens when the cocoa butter softens and migrates to the surface. It happens more often when shipping in warm weather. Learn more about blooming.

    Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when shipped via FedEx are eligible for a full refund or credit.

    Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when the buyer elects Free Shipping or standard USPS are eligible for a credit.

    If your order is incorrect or damaged in any way, please email us at hello@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com with your order number within 7 days of receiving your order.

    CREDITS, RETURNS & EXCHANGES FOR PERISHABLES

    We stand behind the quality of all our coffees and want nothing more than for you to love them.

    Please consider your preferences and ensure the coffee(s) you order align with those preferences. For example, if you love dark roasts, we strongly advise you only order dark roasts.

    If you're dissatisfied with any of our coffees, please reach out to us at aloha@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com within 7 days of receipt and we'll do our best to find the right coffee for you. Please note that we do not provide refunds or returns for perishable products.

    If your coffees arrive damaged, please send a photo of the box in the condition you received it within 7 days to aloha@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com. We'll send a replacement.

    If you receive the wrong items, please contact us within 7 days of receipt and we'll gladly provide a replacement or credit. We may request you mail it back for inspection and assessment.

    COVID UPDATE: We are not responsible for the tracking or delivery of packages once they leave our facility and are in the hands of the carrier. Carriers are experiencing record volumes and transit times may change based on conditions at the time. We are not responsible for packages that are delayed or changes in transit time due to Acts of God. However, if your package fails to arrive or disappears en route, please contact our team.

    AUTO-RENEW PRODUCTS

    We offer a 5% discount on auto-renew products. In order to be eligible for the discount, we require two shipments. You may swap to a second product if you are not satisfied with the first. This policy is to deter individuals from purchasing a subscription for a single shipment solely for discounts.

    EVERYTHING ELSE

    All merchandise and non-perishable, non-coffee items may be returned or exchanged within 14 days of receipt. Please reach out to us at aloha@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com and our team will be happy to facilitate. To be eligible for a full refund, items must be in original packaging and in new condition. Please include your full name and order number with the return.

    Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.

    Please note: Only regular priced items may be refunded. Sale items cannot be refunded.

    Roasted coffees are not eligible for refund. If you choose not to

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    Big Island Coffee Roasters, PO BOX 400, Mountain View, HI 96771

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    09/27/2021
    I recommend this product
    Soothing

    Great relaxing and soothing tea. Good evening compliment to my morning Kona coffee

    DH
    Douglas H.
    United States United States
    08/20/2021
    I recommend this product
    A lovely tea!

    I ordered this tea on a lark, and didn’t expect much when I saw it. I was pleasantly surprised by its smoothness. It is light and makes an excellent iced tea too!

    MB
    Mary B.
    United States United States
    04/23/2021
    I recommend this product
    Comfort in a cup

    Mild, mellow, full flavored...this tea is delicious.

    JB
    Joe B.
    United States United States
    03/29/2021
    I recommend this product
    Best Coffee Ever

    I love your coffee - especially Wood Valley Single Estate and Kona Moon.

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    More About Mamaki Tea

    As a member of the nettle family, mamaki (pipturus albidus) is only grown on the Hawaiian islands. Ranging in size from small shrubs to large trees, mamaki is found in wet forests across the Hawaiian islands except for Niihau and Kahoolawe and commonly features broad leaves of light and dark green with red veins, which is the most popular variety used for mamaki tea. 

    Strangely enough, the mamaki plant doesn't have a distinct flowering season, which means that the small green and white flowers can appear at any time of year, developing clusters directly on the stems that hold the large leaves. The fruit itself features a fleeting taste with a subtle sweetness, which makes it ideal as a mamaki tea.

    Throughout Hawaiian history, the mamaki plant has been used as a tonic, aspirin and even a red clothing dye due to the red stems and veins characteristic of many mamaki plants. Other uses of mamaki include detox and cleansing, as well as helping to help fight fatigue. Those who drink mamaki tea often describe it as uplifting and invigorating.

    Benefits of Mamaki Tea

    While various teas have been heralded for their soothing and calming properties, as well as being a great way to boost your immune system or fight inflammation, mamaki tea from Hawaii is no slouch and has been shown to contain high levels of antioxidants -- specifically three types of phyto-chemicals or polyphenols that can provide an outsized benefit when consumed.

    The first is known as catechins, which gives mamaki tea the same kind of antioxidant boost found in red wine, chocolate, apples and berries. A second is known as chlorogenic acid, an antioxidant found in carrots, turnips, radishes and burdock. The third is rutin, a flavonoid or plant compound that is found in the polyphenol family. You'll commonly find rutin in red wine, buckwheat, tomato skin and citrus. 

    Furthermore, mamaki leaves have more catechins and rutin than green tea, black tea and oolong tea, and the mamaki leaves also contain macronutrients such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, boron and zinc that provide carbohydrates, fat, protein, fibers and minerals when consumed. Research also suggests that mamaki tea's health benefits include helping to fight cancer, lower blood pressure, reduce stress, boost energy, remedy certain digestive issues and generally help to detoxify the body. Some studies have even shown that gray mamaki leaves may inhibit replication of HIV.

    Let's look at a those mamaki tea benefits one by one.

    Reduce Risk of Cancer

    It may sound too good to be true, but the antioxidants found in mamaki tea can reduce risk of a host of diseases due to how they prevent free radical chain reactions that can eventually lead to cell damage and toxic build-up. By neutralizing the free radicals that promote cell damage, mamaki tea can reduce what is largely believed to be the underlying cause of cancer.

    Lower Blood Pressure

    Even if your doctor hasn't told you to watch your blood pressure, most of us could do with a convenient way to keep our blood pressure down. Because of the polyphenol chlorogenic acid and its presence in mamaki leaves, mamaki tea can help lower blood pressure as well as being a cholesterol-free tea. Additionally, the chlorogenic acid found in mamaki tea can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems.

    Help With Digestion

    Due to the catechins found in mamaki leaves, mamaki tea can help support good digestive health in a way similar to green tea. In fact, Hawaiian folk medicine has long relied on mamaki leaves to help fight constipation, indigestion, bloating, gas and irritable bowel syndrome. Catechins themselves are anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidative, which is why they're ideal for stomach and gut issues, and mamaki tea also contains more catechins than green, black and oolong tea.

    Boost Your Energy

    If you tend to reach for that cup of coffee in the morning to help boost your energy and focus, you may be able to get the same effect sans the caffeine with mamaki tea. Whether you're looking to counteract stress, fatigue or a loss of energy, mamaki tea is a great way to refresh and rejuvenate. The lack of caffeine also means that you won't suffer from caffeine withdrawal by integrating it into your routine, which can help fight lethargy and irritability on a day to day basis.

    Detox the Body

    Among mamaki tea's many health benefits is that mamaki is also believed to help support liver function via the detoxification capabilities of catechins and chlorogenic acid found within. Essentially the entire plant -- including the leaves, bark and stem -- can be consumed as a laxative and for the purposes of blood purification. Dried mamaki leaves can also be used as a cleansing agent.

    Side Effects of Mamaki Tea

    Unlike coffee that can load you up with too much caffeine and leave you feeling jittery and out of sorts, mamaki tea has no known side effects even after hundreds of years of use by Hawaiians. Even studies of mamaki leaves have indicated no adverse effects, which makes mamaki tea a great addition to any lifestyle or routine.