FAQ

Where do your ingredients come from?

We purchase our exotic fruits and spices in Central and South America, most of them coming from the Amazon Basin. We try to deal directly from the farmers and communities that grow them.

Can I eat the Fruit?

Yes, we strongly encourage you to eat the fruit once the hot water has been infused. However, even though you may eat the cinnamon, lemon grass, anise or hibiscus we do not recommend you do so, do to its bitter taste. 

Can these Infusion teas be made iced?

All our fruit infusion tea blends can be enjoyed hot or iced according to preference. To prepare a blend in its iced form, simply prepare it as you normally would (with hot water). After the infusion has cooled, it can be refrigerated or poured over ice as desired.

Do your Infusion teas contain caffeine?

ILLA Infusion teas current mixes of four flavors do not contain caffeine.

I have heard that I should not add milk to infusion teas that contain hibiscus. Is this true?

Yes. We do not recommend adding milk to Infusion teas with hibiscus. This is because hibiscus is quite acidic by nature and will likely cause the milk to curdle.

Can I drink your Infusion when pregnant?

The short answer is no, every pregnancy is different we recommend you speak with your OBGYN, ingredients to consider even though they are minimal: Hibiscus Flower, Star Anise, Lemongrass and Cinnamon stick.

What are antioxidants?

Antioxidants can help protect cells in your body by neutralizing the damaging effects of molecules called “free radicals.” Vitamin C is most often recognized as having antioxidant qualities. All berries specially blueberries and golden berries naturally contains a special type of antioxidant called “flavonoids” that may account for its superfood reported health benefits.

Do you ship internationally?

We are currently introducing our product in the US, but will soon be providing international services, stay connected and informed for further updates.

What are the benefits of your tea's ingredients?

 

Illa Tea flavours and ingredients