Lemon Myrtle is undoubtedly one of the most popular Australian native herbs, with its fresh aroma of citrus, with delicate menthol touches and a strong lemon flavour, which when consumed as a tea, is sweet and refreshing.
The Lemon Myrtle is an Australian shrub, whose leaves have been used by Indigenous Australians for thousands of years. This astonishing plant offers a range of properties that make it an essential ingredient for good health.
It is known for its significant antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-microbial properties.
It contains many essential nutrients and minerals.
High levels of Vitamin C.
Lemon Myrtle also has a high concentration of Calcium, excellent for people on plant-based diets and others looking for Calcium rich foods.
An excellent source of folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin E and essential minerals including zinc and magnesium. These nutrients are required for the synthesis and self-repair of DNA.
A great source of antioxidants, these antioxidants help provide protection from oxidative stress, and provide many other health benefits.
A good source of Lutein, a type of vitamin called a carotenoid, related to beta-carotene and vitamin A. Lutein is absorbed best when it is taken with a high-fat meal. Many people think of lutein as "the eye vitamin". It can help the prevention eye diseases (age-related macular degeneration or AMD), and cataracts. It is thought to function as a light filter, protecting the eye tissues from sunlight damage.
It can be used to flavour foods and in cooking.
Lemon Myrtle can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes. The leaves can be substituted for bay leaves, in marinades, soups, stews, casseroles and roasts. The flavour is intense, but used sparingly (like a bay leaf), will complement chicken, lamb, kangaroo and beef dishes delightfully well.
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