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Organic Frankincense GABA Oolong Tea from Aftelier Perfumed Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Aftelier Perfumed Teas Tea Description: This organic oolong tea, from Nantou, Taiwan, has gorgeous fruit and honey notes. These leaves are especially rich in GABA, a natural enzyme that calms and relaxes. Mandy uses finest hojary frankincense, with its balsamic notes and citrus undertones that marries beautifully with this full-bodied tea. These tightly rolled leaves unfurl during the first steeping, and may be re-infused up to 4 times, retaining their fragrance. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Yes, I’ve sampled this Organic Frankincense GABA Oolong Tea from Aftelier Perfumed Teas before. Read More

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Earl of Anxi Blend from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Verdant Tea Tea Description: Traditional Earl Grey is a classic, great for every season. With the Earl of Anxi, we start not with a black tea, but with our Master Zhang’s Hand-Picked Tieguanyin to give the bergamot a sweet, bright base and reinforce the floral citrus notes. We draw out the citrus sweetness with a uniquely creamy and rich orange peel, and crystallize the florals into a prominent position with jasmine blossoms. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is really a unique take on Earl Grey – unique but very enjoyable! Read More

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Love & Joy Tisane from Verdant Tea

Tisane Information: Leaf Type:  Tulsi, Herbal & Fruit Tisane Where to Buy:  Verdant Tea Tisane Description: The light apple aroma of the chamomile is tempered by herbs and florals and grounded with cacao. This blend does what tea is known to do – bring you to a place of relaxation and reflection. Love & Joy blend tastes sweet and has a soft and round mouthfeel. Sip, relax and enjoy. Learn more about this blend here. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda’s Monthly Tea Tasting Box here. Taster’s Review: What an interesting tisane!  This Love & Joy Tisane from Verdant Tea is the Read More

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Wise Man’s Caravan from Indie Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Indie Tea Product Description: Wisdom May Be The Road Less Traveled, But It Beats The Road That Leads To The Unexpected Swamp Filled With Hungry Alligators. Organic and Fair Trade Ingredients: Organic Assam Black Tea, Organic Cloves, Organic Orange Peel, Organic Cinnamon, Organic Cardamom, Organic White Peppercorn, Organic Allspice, Organic Ginger, Organic Nutmeg, Organic Myrrh, Organic Frankincense. Taster’s Review: I must admit that Frankincense and Myrrh are two ingredients with which I have very little (read:  none) experience.  I wouldn’t be able to readily identify either if I were given something that Read More

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Frankincense GABA Oolong from Aftelier Perfumed Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Aftelier Perfumed Teas Product Description: This organic oolong tea is especially rich in GABA, a human enzyme that calms and relaxes. The finest hojary frankincense, with its balsamic notes and citrus undertones, marries beautifully with this full-bodied tea. These rolled leaves provide up to 4 infusions. Taster’s Review: I should preface this review by saying that I’ve not had a lot of experience with frankincense.  So this shall be quite an adventure! This is my third tea I’ve sampled from Aftelier Perfumed Teas collection.  And each time I try one of these Read More