Ginseng Vitality

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Fruit Herbal Rooibos Blend
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Apple, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Clove, Ginger, Fruity, Sweet
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200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 15 sec 158 oz / 4686 ml

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This energizing and robust Korean legend has been Westernized while keeping the holistic Eastern integrity. A blend of refreshing ginseng & ginger root, red rooibos with soothing St. John’s Wort. Revitalize, invigorate and stimulate the senses in each bright light sip.

Sweet and spicy infusion of pineapple and lemongrass with ginger undertones.

How to Prepare:
Use 1.5 teaspoons of tea per 8oz of water. Heat water to just boiling (208 degrees) and steep for 5-6 minutes. 2oz of tea equals 25-30 teaspoons.

Red Rooibos, apple bits, cinnamon, ginseng root, bean peels, ginger bits, mistletoe, St. John’s Wort, lemongrass, field eryngo, cardamom, clove, black pepper and lemon peel.

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377 tasting notes

Thank you to BTVSGal for this one. The dry leaf has a pleasant aroma almost like Russian tea that you make at Christmas. For there being so much in this I’m a little disappointing in the flavor. I can make out a little of the apple and lemongrass. There claims to be cardamom, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon, and ginger, which should provide for a nice chai like taste but I’m not getting that. To be honest it kinda tastes like a cheap Celestial seasonings herbal blend. It’s pleasant but not invigorating and energizing to my senses. This one is just alright.

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523 tasting notes

I almost thought I liked this tea after the first few sips. I hate ginger and pineapple, but they blended well with the other ingredients. . .at first. The initial taste is best described as a comforting medicinal, somewhat reminiscent of the bagged teas that I remember my father drinking a lot of in the past.

All the nasty for me is in the aftertaste (yuck! Ginger :p). The worst thing ever is a nasty flavor that lingers. Oh well. I’m sure someone in my family will be happy to finish this sizable sample that I got from DianeInOz)

200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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46 tasting notes

4 tsp. @ 208º in 20 oz. teapot for 7 minutes. This tea offers a mild pick me up and, although I don’t know if it really does this or if I think it does because the package says so, I do feel more focused when I drink this tea. This is a good thing, because this tea is my second pot of fuel for my paper writing today.

200 °F / 93 °C 7 min, 0 sec

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51 tasting notes

Ginseng Shminseng this tasted ok but I don’t feel any smarter, wiser or better looking.

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3 tasting notes

This is one of my all time favorite teas. I have been making it for a few years now and it continues to be at the top of my list. For some reason, I really enjoy this tea come the fall. It has a wonderful spice to it that perfectly compliments crisp autumn mornings. A combination of apple, cinnamon, ginger, cardamon and clove are what stand out to me the most. It may just be placebo effect but I like to think this tea gives me a jolt of energy and focus when I need it. Would highly recommend.

Flavors: Apple, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Clove, Ginger

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1234 tasting notes

The Rooibos is almost drowned by all the other ingredients in the tea. The spices leave a slight tingly sensation and great after taste. Have you ever opened up a package of loose leaf tea and thought, “Wow, what a weird concoction!” So I went to go look up the ingredients and here is what I found: Red Rooibos, apple bits, cinnamon, ginseng root, bean peels, ginger bits, mistletoe, St. John’s Wort, lemongrass, field eryngo, cardamom, clove, black pepper and lemon peel. Not to mention it has a very unique smell. Not bad, mind you, just very unique.

3 min, 45 sec

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2036 tasting notes

Still not a favorite, but so much better than the Tulsi Dosha Chai. And easier to drink for me than Sleep Tight from TeaGschwed…whatever because not savory.

I smelled orange again and I even sort of taste orange, which is fascinating given that there isn’t any orange in this, but I’ll take it.

Time to go lie down with a mug next to me and zone out to whatever’s been Tivo’d and I haven’t yet watched.

BTW, you guys who went to the David’s Tea spring sale are really making my fingers itch in a big way. Mason jar! Whale mug! Tentacles! (And I’d even get the whale and the tentacles despite being hand wash only just because they’re so adorable…) I have to get offline before I find myself whipping out the credit card…. bye!


Their teaware is dangerous, indeed!

Sami Kelsh

I’m honestly grateful there aren’t any David’s Tea shops here because I have no space and no money for any more teaware. I own like 4 mugs (not incuding the little 4oz. Roger Delgado mug that has a special place of honour on my Doctor Who Living Room Shrine Of Awesome) and can’t justify more as long as I live alone :(


I know. I just had to put a bunch of old travel mugs out to pasture to make room for some newer stuff. I went through so many different types of travel mugs, most of which had a lot of small parts I managed to lose the parts to, or couldn’t remember which went with which. Fortunately most of those weren’t containers I really liked and wouldn’t have used much anyway. I have some mugs I really should get rid of because they’re chipped, but they were given to me by various people and it’s hard to part with the sentimental stuff. If I gave away all my chipped mugs I might be able to justify a couple of the new David’s ones….

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8 tasting notes

It’s OK, nothing special. I won’t buy it again.

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86 tasting notes

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1 tasting notes

Im not feeling this one at all. Seems quite weak. Maybe I’ll try it again-maybe not. I even made it a little stronger than suggested. (I usually do ).

180 °F / 82 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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