Blue Butterfly Pea

Vegetal with a mild floral note similar to chamomile. Makes a brightly-colored, blue infusion.


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About This Product

Blue Butterfly Pea is a great option for those looking to make a colorful beverage. This unique flower will give your infusion a deep blue color that turns to purple with the addition of lemon. Brew on its own, blend with other herbs, or use as a natural food coloring for cocktails and more.

Blue Butterfly Pea flower, or Clitoria ternatea, is part of the pea family. The flowers bloom for a very short duration (around 24 hours) and must be harvested at this time.

Ingredients: Blue Butterfly Pea Flowers.

Brewing Instructions

Every tea/herb is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this herb, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done.

Water Temp °F (°C)Steep Time (minutes)Number of InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)
190-200°F (88-93°C)3-511

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