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Traditional Jamaican Bush Teas 
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jamaican bush teasAunt V having her favourite Jamaican Bush Teas
Last Sunday, I was listening to a particular program on one of our local radio stations. They were talking (and reminiscing) about the good 'ole' Jamaica bush teas we had back then.

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Anyway, I found it very insightful and figured that I would share some of these tea bushes (plants that are used to make teas) with you.

And so this page was born!

They are good for many and varied conditions, or just for a delicious hot cup!
And make so bones about it, many among us have testified that they really work!

Your's truly is a testimony to a few (but just a few) of them :-) By the way, some of them are now commercialized, I've seen them in supermarkets!

I'll list some of the most popular ones now (alphabetized), but please, feel free to add your own, using the comments link below or email me here to get it added.

You'll notice some interesting names, please don't ask me to explain where those names came from๐Ÿ˜Š lol!

Here they are (below)... are you familiar with any of them?

  1. Avocado Leaves (Pear)
  2. Bamboo
  3. Bitter Bush
  4. Bizzy, also known as Kola Nut (Added) 
  5. Broom Weed
  6. Cerasee (Cerasie)
  7. Chaney Root
  8. Cow Foot Leaf
  9. Cow Tongue Leaf
  10. Dandelion
  11. Dead And Wake
  12. Dog Blood herb
  13. Donkey Weed
  14. Eucalyptus
  15. Fever Grass
  16. Ganja
  17. Good Foot
  18. Guinea Hen
  19. Jackanna Bush (Jack In The Bush)
  20. John Charles
  21. Leaf Of Live (Leaf-O-Life)
  22. Love Bush
  23. Marigold
  24. Old Man's Beard
  25. Papaya Leaves
  26. Peppermint
  27. Poor Man's Friend
  28. Puss Blood
  29. Ram Goat Dash A Long
  30. Rat Ears
  31. Red Top
  32. Red Water Grass
  33. Rice Bitters
  34. Rosemary
  35. Sarsaparilla
  36. Scorn the earth
  37. Soursop Leaves
  38. Search Mi Heart
  39. Sousumba
  40. Spanish Needle
  41. Spirit Weed
  42. Thyme
  43. Vervain
  44. Vervine
  45. White Back
  46. Wild Barley
  47. Wild Thyme

Popular Jamaican Bush Teas - In Pictures

Here they are! The most popular Jamaican bush teas today - in pictures!

jamaican bizzyJamaican bizzy (Kola Nut)

jamaican ceraseeJamaican cerasee

jamaican dandelion plantJamaican dandelion plant

Jamaican dead and wake plantJamaican dead and wake plant

Leaf Of LifeJamaican Leaf Of Life

jamaican peppermintJamaican peppermint

New! You can now get some of these authentic Jamaican medicinal herbs, as well as other traditional Jamaican spices conveniently via my Etsy store.

Here is the link:

And, please note that we have a lot more plants for general medicinal uses, these are just the ones that we use as teas for general (or medicinal) purposes.

If you are proud of your heritage, please share this page with a friend. Tell them that these are the plants responsible for you (or your parent's) long age! lol.

For a list of the most popular bush teas in Jamaica, including their purpose, visit this page

Note: To learn more about each of these plants, including medicinal benefits, please click here.

And by the way, we are thankful for the internet as now persons outside of Jamaica can order their their favourite Jamaican bush teas online! 

Another of the popular portals is here at Amazon.  Enjoy! 

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