• borst
  • lavender
  • dandelion


  • Botanical: Camellia sinensis
  • Family: Theaceae
  • Known as: Black Tea, Schwarztee
  • Old Use: culinary, medicinal use


A small evergreen shrub cultivated to a height of 7 to 8 feet, but growing wild up to 30 feet high, much branched. Bark rough, grey. Leaves dark green, lanceolate or elliptical, on short stalks, blunt at apex, base tapering, margins shortly serrate, young leaves hairy, older leaves glabrous.