This one’s not bad. Minty and “fresh” tasting, and good with honey.
“This one’s not bad. Minty and “fresh” tasting, and good with honey.” Read full tasting note
“Alas there shall not be more black tea tasting today. I’ve had two cups of throat coat and one of these as I don’t really know what will help, my glands feel swollen, my throat is sore and my...” Read full tasting note
“Sore throat getting worse D: I found this in my remedies collection so I thought I’d give it a shot. What’s that familiar taste? The flavor that makes me feel like I’m at the dentist…. GASP CLOVE...” Read full tasting note
“I have been drinking this and throat coat alternating between cups, It is kickin the icky feelings of a cold” Read full tasting note
Nurturing and warm.
Warms your spirit, brings comfort on cold winter nights.
Reason to Love
Elder, yarrow and peppermint—the foundation of this tea—are a classic European blend of herbs used for centuries. We love the aroma of the pungent, minty steam that rises off this tea. Sip slowly and let your weary body be comforted by its warming properties. Fragrant and soothing, it’s one of those teas that just seems to say, “don’t worry, everything’s going to be all right.”
Fragrant, minty, slightly sweet and spicy.
Pour 8 oz. freshly boiled water over 1 tea bag.
Cover cup & Steep for 10-15 minutes.
Squeeze tea bag to ensure maximum goodness in your cup.
Enjoy 1-2 cups initially, then 1 cup every three hours. Especially good with honey!
Not to exceed 6 cups in a 24 hour period.
The elder flowers used in this tea are sustainably gathered by hand by collectors throughout the wild regions of Europe. The wild lands of these areas are pristine and tremendously beautiful, but the old way of life is endangered by young people migrating to cities. We work closely with our wild collector groups to help keep wild-collection a viable way of life as well as to develop sustainability programs that manage these important plant resources so they will be available for generations to come.
Ingredients: Organic European elder flower [PhEur], Organic yarrow flower [PhEur], Organic peppermint leaf [PhEur], Organic hyssop herb [BHP], Organic rose hip, Organic Saigon cinnamon bark, Organic ginger rhizome, Safflower petal, Organic clove flower bud, Organic licorice root dry aqueous extract
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Alas there shall not be more black tea tasting today. I’ve had two cups of throat coat and one of these as I don’t really know what will help, my glands feel swollen, my throat is sore and my allergies are flaring. This is soothing and reminds me of tea my mom used to make me. In fact my mom probably did make me this tea, I know she made me throat coat. Ah, that and Celestial Seasonings, how long ago it seems.
On an interesting note the neighbors came home with two huge Teavana bags. First time in I believe and she mentioned Dr. Oz. Later husband said he smelled Blueberry Bliss. I consulted with barista boy and he says they spend $250 and satiated my curiosity by listing the teas and merch. Fighting the urge to brew her better Tieguanyin than the Monkey Picked she bought, fighting it.
After 7 cups of this, I can say it is definitely not working for me! Yesterday I added honey, and today I did the same plus lemon also… just gross. I’d put up with it if it was helping this cold any, but I don’t notice any improvement before, during, or after this tea :(
Coldcalm is definitely making a difference though. Would like to have my taste buds back soon so I can enjoy some more yummy teas!
I know this herbal tea isn’t going to cure what ails me, but I’m drinking this at the behest of my housemate.
And it’s good.
Because it’s mostly clove and peppermint and a little cinnamon-tasting. Surprisingly smooth despite the dominant clove aroma and taste. Numbs my throat just enough. The peppermint is refreshing and not stewy, I’d say moderate intensity. Enough to open my aggravated sinuses and to taste but not a kick in the lungs or on the tongues. It’s also just slightly tart. Very easy to drink.
While this isn’t a tea I crave or would drink regularly, it really does seem to help me feel better when under the weather. It has a cinnamon minty flavor that seems strange at first but actually works well. Overall it tastes pretty good and helps ease the suffering from a cold.
I brew 2 bags in a large mug (15 ounces water) and let the tea bags stay in while drinking.
Flavors: Cinnamon, Mint
This has a strange color to it. It’s a dark red with a tinge of green around the edges. It reminds me of a potato that’s seen a little too much sun. It’s that sort of green. The aroma is strange too. There is a mintiness but also a bit of something else that I just can’t place. I’m sure this has licorice too because I think I’ve noticed that specific scent as well. There could be anise too. The taste is bitterness and mint. It’s odd.
I wasn’t feeling well yesterday so I packed a few of these wellness teas in my bag today in an attempt to fight off anything that might be making me feel ill. This isn’t something I would drink for pleasure, not at all, but maybe it will help with the lingering sickness.
Flavors: Anise, Bitter, Licorice, Mint