It’s usually hit and miss with herbal tisanes for me but this combo of Ararat dark opal basil and wild mint in Ararat Basil Infusion from Armeniac Teas is truly something special. Eventho herbal tisanes usually are not my thing I tend to gravitate towards anything minty. This didn’t disappoint!
Not only does this Ararat Basil Infusion from Armeniac Teas has the perfect ratio of basil to mint to please the nose and the taste buds – it’s also pretty pleasing to the eyes! Upon opening the bag I saw fluffy, springy mint and basil that were VERY fresh and ready to infuse!
Personally the mint takes it to the next level for me but I have to mention the Ararat Basil, specifically, here! Ararat Basil is a beautiful bi-color basil (usually shades of purple and green). It has a slight licorice aroma and flavor to it, too!
Ararat Basil Infusion from Armeniac Teas is pretty impressive and makes me change my mind about herbal tisanes. If you are anything like me and want to find the BETTER tisanes out there give Ararat Basil Infusion from Armeniac Teas a whirl. If you already adore herbals then Ararat Basil Infusion from Armeniac Teas might be right up your alley!
Here’s the scoop!
Leaf Type: Herbal/Tisane
Where to Buy: Armeniac Teas
This pungent infusion has the extraordinary aroma and fresh flavor of dark opal basil and notes of wild mint, mentioned in old texts as a stress reducer and positive mood enhancer.
Ingredients: Ararat dark opal basil and wild mint
Type: Herbal, Natural, Caffeine Free, GMO Free, No artificial colors or fragrances
Directions: Place 1 heaping teaspoon of tea blend per each cup in a teapot, add freshly boiled water and let it steep for 5 minutes. Strain into a teacup and serve hot or iced, without sugar.
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Jennifer (TeaEqualsBliss) is in her upper 30s and lives in the eastern snowbelt area of the US with her husband, 3 dogs, and cat (however the number of furkids can change at anytime as she LOVES providing a forever home for many shelter animals. Her several interests include music, movies, veganism, sports, traveling, collecting Baseball Cards and Unicorns, Radio, Computers, Crafting, and of course…TEA.She started drinking tea at the tender age of 3 thanks to her Grandmother and her love for tea has gotten stronger with each year!In addition to being a co-founder/co-creator of Sororitea Sisters - her main site is MyBlissfulJourney.com.Find out more about Jennifer on MyBlissfulJourney.com.