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drank Sweet Leaf by Shang Tea
807 tasting notes

Quick Backlog … Before I went to St. Louis we took a quick day jaunt down to Kansas City home of Shang Tea. I wish I had more time there – they are SUCH lovely people but we were so hungry and both my and my daughter’s blood sugars were dropping fast so we had to go eat soon. Anyway after sampling a few teas and picking up two that I wanted – I had to grab some of this!
When we sampled it we all were so surprised! It is SWEET VERY SWEET like liquid all nature sweetener! Now I would not drink this straight myself although my daughter LOVED it straight, but it is PERFECT and let me repeat PERFECT to add only a little bit to your other teas to sweeten ALL NATURAL!
I LOVE this stuff should have got more but I do have a little to share. I am for sure sending some to Kittenna and TeaEqualsBliss in soon to come trades.
If anyone else really loves to sweeten their tea or is curious about this please let me know. Oh and I even got a discount on it when I mentioned I was going to share with fellow Steepsters! How cool is THAT for customer service??
:)
If you live anywhere near KC go into Shang and enjoy sitting and sampling all their teas and look around at all their lovely pots and also jewelry and other neat items!
Lovely place, lovely people!
I will be back when I have more time – consider yourself warned lol.

Daniel Scott

Naturally as sweet as a sweetener? This tea sounds like bliss!

Azzrian

Yes as in like sugar, agave, honey but different – its just like SWEET lol PM me your address and I’ll send ya some!

Mercuryhime

Is it an herb? Stevia? Do you know the scientific name? I’d love to do some reading on this!

Azzrian

Honestly all I know is what is on their site about it here:
http://www.shangtea.com/sweet-leaf-tea

TeaBrat

oooh – sounds like fun!

Azzrian

Amy PM me if you would like some with your addy please.

Shang Tea

Hello all, glad you are interested in the Sweet Leaf Tea. The scientific name is Rubus Suavissimus, the Chinese Blackberry plant. It is a member of the rose family and the leaves produce their own sweetener similar to stevia.

Here’s a generic overview from wikipedia of the Rubus family: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubus

There are also multiple studies out there about this plant that talk about the chemical composition, etc.

Let me know if there are any other questions, thanks everyone!

Mercuryhime

Thanks for the info!

Kittenna

Ooh, I’m excited! Just reading this post now, I’m super behind. This sounds good :)

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Daniel Scott

Naturally as sweet as a sweetener? This tea sounds like bliss!

Azzrian

Yes as in like sugar, agave, honey but different – its just like SWEET lol PM me your address and I’ll send ya some!

Mercuryhime

Is it an herb? Stevia? Do you know the scientific name? I’d love to do some reading on this!

Azzrian

Honestly all I know is what is on their site about it here:
http://www.shangtea.com/sweet-leaf-tea

TeaBrat

oooh – sounds like fun!

Azzrian

Amy PM me if you would like some with your addy please.

Shang Tea

Hello all, glad you are interested in the Sweet Leaf Tea. The scientific name is Rubus Suavissimus, the Chinese Blackberry plant. It is a member of the rose family and the leaves produce their own sweetener similar to stevia.

Here’s a generic overview from wikipedia of the Rubus family: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubus

There are also multiple studies out there about this plant that talk about the chemical composition, etc.

Let me know if there are any other questions, thanks everyone!

Mercuryhime

Thanks for the info!

Kittenna

Ooh, I’m excited! Just reading this post now, I’m super behind. This sounds good :)

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Most of my reviews will be “snippits” of full reviews that can be found at http://sororiteasisters.com/
Posted every evening at 6 EST.
I usually try to post the exact date that the full reviews will post however sometimes post dates need changed so it may not always be correct. Generally the dates are correct however.

About Me:

Most of my reviews, although not all, will be quite favorable of the tea. This is not because all tea is excellent, but more so because I generally will not waste my time on an inferior tea. If I do not care for a tea I won’t continue to drink it let alone spend time reviewing it. If you see a review by me you basically know it is a quality tea. Granted it may not suit your specific taste buds, we all like different things, but as for a tea on the whole it is a good one, from a good company.

I am a spiritual advisor by profession.
I have two “young adult” children.
Four cats and three dogs.

Some of my hobbies include gardening, essential oil therapy, natural perfumery with essential oils, and cooking.

I look for complexity overall in any tea, dimensions to the flavors.

I believe tea should evoke a feeling, thought, emotion, or attitude.

I enjoy most all oolongs, blacks, whites, and greens.

I always love to try a good yellow tea.

I favor unadulterated teas but I do have my longings for a good flavored tea now and then so I don’t rule them out by any means!

I enjoy green rooibos don not like red rooibos.

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