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At home with Pukka Tea

Sebastian Pole, founder of Pukka, in his herb garden

Sebastian Pole, co-founder of Pukka, began his love affair with herbs while spending time in the Himalayas. He loved the native plants of the mountains, and after falling sick, sought the help of an Indian sage and healer, who used plants to restore his health. Sebastian began to learn the wisdom and powers of the herbs and returned to England to study Ayurvedic, Chinese and Western herbal medicine.

At home with Sebastian, founder of Pukka Herbs

Sebastian now runs a herbal medicine clinic at Neals Yard in Bath, as well as bringing herbs to the masses through his tea.

Sebastian Pole, concocting new tea recipes

Pukka, which means "genuine or authentic" in Hindi, has grown into an international herbs, teas, supplements and nutritional brand, promoting wellbeing