Saint Helena tea

Saint He·​le·​na tea | \ (¦)sāntᵊlˈēnə, -thəˈlēnə \

Definition of Saint Helena tea

: a shrub (Frankenia portulacifolia) of St. Helena whose leaves are used as a substitute for tea

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History and Etymology for Saint Helena tea

from St. Helena, island in the south Atlantic ocean

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“Saint Helena tea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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