Organic Tulsi Holy Basil Herbal Tea

Tea type
Herbal Tea
Ingredients
Tulsi
Flavors
Clove, Herbaceous, Licorice, Mint, Smooth, Sweet, Tulsi
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Caffeine
Caffeine Free
Certification
Kosher, Organic
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Average preparation
8 min or more 12 oz / 354 ml

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I went for a walk while waiting for some new rubber seals, a boot and a lock to be installed on my truck’s camper shell. As soon as I strolled into another business’s parking lot, I ran into a coworker and her wife and two dogs… this other business being another location of the company we work for. Both of us on our days off, the four of them not visiting our employer but going for a walk along the creek across the street. I am often surprised by this ‘small town’ thing. I enjoy every encounter and learned connection I have.

After receiving dog kisses and getting a spritz on my shoe by a terribly excited standard poodle puppy, I walked back to the waiting room of the camper shell business and was surprised to find it spotless (I was scared it was going to resemble a junkyard bathroom — I’ll never go in one but my imagination was running wild after visiting a pick-and-pull last week and finding a brand new bra on the ground…) and with a selection of herbal and green teas on the counter. Picked this, something I’ve seen at Trader Joe’s but never considered purchasing.

I steeped one bag in probably 12oz of watercooler hot water and left the bag in while I sipped. I think the instructions said something like 1.5 to 2 minutes but I was feeling hypoglycemic and lazy. This tasted unlike any other tulsi I’ve had. It had a very vibrant aroma and flavor along the lines of star anise, clove and a bit of soft mintiness. No bitterness, no astringency, no flat herbaceous flavor that I was expecting. The texture was at first somewhat thin but developed into something more oily and medium-bodied as the bag continued to brew. I may have to purchase a box to have on hand until I grow my own tulsi.

Flavors: Clove, Herbaceous, Licorice, Mint, Smooth, Sweet, Tulsi

Preparation
8 min or more 12 OZ / 354 ML
Martin Bednář

This Tulsi seems better than usual :). Growing own herbs is always nice.

And your story with bra made me giggle a bit, but it’s disgusting.

gmathis

We tried tulsi in pots a couple summers ago and it wasn’t hard to grow—I am a habitual plant abuser and it still flourished. I think I dried it inexpertly, though; it wasn’t nearly as strong as the bulk tulsi I buy at the local natural grocery.

mrmopar

Of all the things to find in a pick and pull…………

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