I am not feeling so well today, so I decided to turn to tea to try and soothe the problem. I found this one in the organic section of my grocery store and decided that it could not possibly hurt. However, before I get too in-depth, this is not actually a tea, there is no tea in the ingredients, it is an “herbal supplement”, so please forgive when I say “tea” but I did treat it as such. The smell of the tea bag is almost overwhelmingly licorice. The brewed tea has a licorice scent, but it is subdued by light fragrant spices. The tea itself starts with a mild licorice flavor (I do not like licorice) that is blended well with spices, ginger, cardamom, clove, pepper and cinnamon followed by a slight aftertaste of orange. This tea is incredibly sweet, I brewed hot with no sugar (luckily).
While drinking, my throat actually did feel soothed. This probably had everything to do with warm liquid with the large amount of organic extracts and sweet calming flavors. My only complaint is that when it cools, some of the tea seems to settle, when drinking the settlement, it actually agitated my throat more and caused me to start coughing, which did not help the sore throat.
I will continue to use the tea to see if I feel any better and furthermore when I am better to give a better rating and description of the flavors.