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This is the best tulsi-based blend I’ve tried. Tulsi is a mild enough base that it lets the strong ginger shine, and the lemon serves as a mediator between the mildness and the spiciness of the two.
Organic India’s rose blend is too sweet, the plain tulsi blend too mild, and the pomegranate green blend is just icky.
This one is perfect.
Tisane of the early afternoon…
This afternoon’s PT appointment included lots of painful exercises by them intended to get my shoulder joint moving again. What I need to work on is keeping my anxiety levels down throughout this process. Tulsi to the rescue!
Decided to have a cup of this when I got home. It’s one of my favorites from Organic India. the ginger and tulsi combination is simple yet quite good. I’m not a huge fan of the way that tulsi tastes so I like the fact that the ginger sort of overwhelms it. I think this might be my last bag of this as I gave most of it to my boyfriend last week. I could probably try making my own blend with the tin of loose tulsi I have in the cupboard!
The friend who bought this box doesn’t like tea, and only bought it because she was responsible for snack for a meeting, so she gave me the leftovers. So I’m giving it another try before I give up entirely on it.
I have discovered that it wasn’t rooibos I was tasting with the first cup- it was hibiscus. This makes it even harder to love, but I tried steeping it for longer, and that works a little better. Eventually, the metallic, bitter taste of the hibiscus fades into the background.
The pomegranate is SUPER strong. While it steeps, it gives off an extremely strong, sweet smell reminiscent of bubblegum toothpaste. With a hint of earth. Ughhhhh….
Sipping… the Tulsi is more prevalent in the actual taste than the smell suggests, but the super-sweet pomegranate is definitely the primary note.
I think the elderberry only adds to the sicky-sweetness of the pomegranate, and the green tea gives the mouthfeel a little more richness. Tulsi tends to be pretty thin on its own.
The nasty bubblegum-toothpaste flavor lingers in the aftertaste.
Nope, this is still a pass for me. Blech.
Another TJmaxx find. When something says passion fruit or Lilikoi on it I feel that I have to try it. I’m not a terribly huge fan of Tulsi for their taste but they do have a good company. It’s also the types of teas that I find are good to drink when your not feeling well. This one I bought purely for the passion fruit flavor. All I tasted was tulsi with slight hints of Passion fruit. it was good regardless but I wished they added more passion fruit in.
This was a surprise teabag from my first swap with shmiracles!
I’ve got a whole lot of my herbals with me right now because of midterms tomorrow and yep! I feel like I’ve had this for a while and I just never drank it. It smells very strongly of ginger. More ginger than lemon.
It’s a teabag and I actually haven’t had a teabag in so long so… I’m hoping this doesn’t go bitter on me! Does bagged herbals go bitter? Do they steep in boiling water? Dude. I am so new to the world of teabags okay.
Okay. So I like stuck it into boiling water and just bounced the bag up and down till I got the colour I wanted and it took like 10 seconds wow. And just 10 seconds, SO MUCH FLAVOUR. Teabags are weird, man.
But tastes a smidge like the middle between David’s Super Ginger and La La Lemon. Just so much lemon and so much ginger in one tea. It’s a bit overwhelming.
I had a mug of this tisane last night while reading, used two teabags but still I don’t think the flavor is very good, for a chai it’s just pretty weak, though I like the idea of a tulsi chai. I should try making my own by finding a decent rooibos chai and throwing some tulsi in there. Just so “meh”, I’m glad I’m almost out of this.
Despite some of the other reviews on here, I think this is one of the best, most delicious, delicately flavored herbal teas I’ve ever had.
Once brewed, it gives off a smoky scent, almost like tobacco.
Sipping… The rose is strong, definitely, and it lingers on the tongue lightly. The tulsi base gives it a richness and earthiness that works wonderfully. There is the perfect amount of stevia in it to make it a little sweet, and the chamomile adds some thickness to the mouthfeel. I can taste the lemon myrtle a bit after I swallow my sip.
A beautiful, delicate, relaxing blend. The perfect drink to unwind the day with.
Flavors: Earth, Flowers, Lemon Zest, Tobacco
I honestly don’t know what my infatuation with Tulsi is all about. I just love it. I think the best part about it is how it makes me feel, far more than the taste itself. It truly is a miracle plant!
Of the three Organic India blends I’ve had, this one is my second favorite. I adore ginger teas, and the sharpness of the ginger and lemon balances beautifully with the mildness of the Tulsi.
And I feel wonderful after I drink it. It settles in my stomach and warms me up, and lifts my mood. (Which is good, because I have the weekend from hell coming.) Glad I have a respectable stash of this stuff at the ready!
The next one I want to try is the Cinnamon Rose kind.
Flavors: Lemon Zest
Oh my gosh… this is so delicious! I picked up a box of this today because a friend recommended it to me forever ago, and I could never find a store that sold it! Until today. I ventured into an organic health food store and made a beeline for the tea section, and there it was.
The scent is delicate and intriguing. Very floral (as you would expect, of course), steeps a nice warm shade of brown, and the taste is heavenly! Tulsi is a very gentle herb by itself; mildly minty and earthy. But when coupled with aromatic and simply lovely rose, it’s a match made in heaven!
The two flavors form a very amenable and fragrant partnership, (neither one dominating the other- instead, they support and riff off of one another) and the rose flavor lingers on the tongue delightfully after each sip. There’s the perfect amount of sweetness, too (and this is coming from a person who favors using sweeteners lightly and sparingly!) and I can’t say enough about this blend.I’m so glad I committed to the whole box! Will be buying again.
Tired of working and tired in general… I have a job interview to prepare for tomorrow and I haven’t had much fun all week because I’ve been so busy. I’m not even sure I want to work with these people so I’m grumpy just thinking about it all. Hoping this cuppa will revive me, herbaly, lemony, gingery. It’s one of my more favored tulsi teas.
Using up the last two teabags from this box. I enjoyed this blend because it introduced me to Tulsi itself. Now I can detect it when I come across it in other blends.
It seems to be a light, mellow, slightly minty herb with a lot of health benefits. While kind of uninteresting flavorwise by itself, I now happen to know that it is quite tasty when blended with other flavorings, such as lemon ginger and spearmint. I look forward to trying other blends with Tulsi in them, as well as reaping the health benefits that Organic India claims this herb brings to its consumers.
Yay, holy basil!
Picked up a box of this because I loved the Original Tulsi blend from this company so much. I think this one might be even better! The lemon ginger flavoring is actually very mild and plays very nicely with the gentleness of the tulsi. None of the flavors dominate- it’s perfectly balanced and warming without being spicy. Perfect cuppa for a blustery day like today.
Round 2: Sometimes with… unique teas you have to take a creative approach. I did half a teaspoon of this tea and half a teaspoon of chamomile, and double the sugar (2 teaspoons). I regretted the double sugar. However, the tea was more palatable this time.
Next up: iced! lol
I ordered a 3.5 ounce tin of this and got it this morning. I really really wanted to like this after the big success with Tazo “Rest,” but on first sniff and taste, I’m not happy. It smells really really strong and awful. Takes me back to Adagio’s rooibos jasmine. Very perfumy. Even my cat backed away when he smelled it. On tasting it, it tastes pretty similar to the smell but not quite as bad. I’ll give it another try later today but I’m not too hopeful after this.
I just want to try a new tea and actually LIKE it, dagnabut! >_<
Licorice seems like it can be hard to pull off in a tea because it can be a little overpowering? I’ve had some pretty bad ones in the past (won’t name them). This one complemented the other flavors and you could taste all of them if you concentrated. Licorice is one of my favorite spices because it is very characteristic/reminiscent of Chinese medicine and this tea played on that well.