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Wai Tisane from PONOinfusions

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Herbal/Fruit Tisane Where to Buy:  PONOinfusions Tea Description: Wai will refresh you with a tranquil infusion of herbs & botanicals, inspired by breathtaking waterfalls, streams, and fresh water pools, all preciously vital to life in Hawai’i.  Made from certified organic and fair trade ingredients and caffeine-free, Wai immerses you in a marriage of mint & berry.  Wai means fresh water in Hawaiian—a precious resource in Hawai’i’s fragile ecosystems. To learn more about efforts to conserve wai and the native plants & animals who call Hawai’i’s wai home, such as the endangered pinapinao (Hawaiian damselfly) and the uluhe fern Read More

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Product Review: 24 oz. BPA Free Plastic Bottle from Fit Life Tea Company

Product Information: Where to Buy:  Fit Life Tea Co. Tea Description: For the health and safety of you and your loved ones, insist on using containers made only with materials approved by the U.S. FDA as safe for carrying foods and liquids. Our premium BPA-free drinking bottle has a convenient flip-top handle and a built-in straw. Its slender design makes it easy to always keep plenty of water or Fit Life Tea on hand wherever you are. It measures 9” tall x 2.5“ in diameter, so you can stow it anywhere and hydrate often. You owe it to your cells to do Read More

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Product Review: Stur Liquid Water Enhancer Black Tea & Lemon

Product Information: Where to Buy:  Stur Product Description: Brewed Black Tea + Lemon – a mouthwatering and naturally sweetened blend of real, brewed black tea and fresh lemons! It just tastes natural, not chemical or processed. Add Stur to your tap water, bottled water, Sodastream/ sparkling water, even cocktails. Learn more about this product here. Taster’s Review: During a recent shopping trip to my favorite produce market, Chucks, I came across a end-cap display of Eternal Bottled Water.  Attached to several of these bottles were little trial size packets of Stur products.  Most were fruit flavored, but I found a Read More

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Silver Mountain Water Oolong Tea from Octavia Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Octavia Tea Tea Description: This is a characteristic green oolong that is calmingly sweet and fresh. The first steep is light and hints at what’s to come in successive infusions. Give it a second steep and you’ll discover more depth – with floral & fruit notes, vegetal flavours and a stronger minerality that works perfectly. Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda’s Monthly Tea Tasting Box here. Taster’s Review: The dry leaf aroma of this Silver Mountain Water Oolong Tea from Octavia Tea is vegetative with very soft notes Read More

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Japanese Organic Green Tea Powder Packets from Shi Zen

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Shi Zen Tea Description: Our organic green tea (sencha) is grown on family farms located in small villages in the foothills of Mount Fuji where farmers pride in their commitment to only harvest crops grown in the way Mother Nature intended. Due to its high elevation, this remote Isagawa-Izumidaira and Kawane region of Shizuoka Prefecture enjoys the perfect combination of clean air, pure water, and fertile soil only found in this area of Japan, which allows for pesticide-free farming.  In fact, to preserve this way of farming they’ve maintained for centuries, these Read More