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drank Frankie Says RELAX by 52teas
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I bought this as I’ve been meaning to try tulsi but also been a bit afraid to. I have some vanilla rooibos with tulsi teabags but I haven’t tried them as they smell rather odd. This sounded like a much better blend of flavours.

Last night I had a rough night of extremely low and subsequently extremely high blood sugars. The highs cause pretty bad dehydration that leave me feeling hungover without the preceding fun. Anyway, I’ve heard honeybush and rooibos are good for replenishing electolytes and thought this might be good/comforting to take to work iced.

Okay, cons:
- tastes kind of medicinal
- I tried two very, very fine filters that have never let anything through before and I’m still stuck with a lot of tiny black floaties. Some debris doesn’t bother me, but this is a lot. I think I have some Tsacs somewhere but I’m not really into using those.

pros:
- while it does taste medicinal, the flavours work pretty well together. The lemon myrtle and citrul are prominent and I think I can identify the tulsi.
- very refreshing

Uniquity

I know it’s not really better than TSacs, but I have strained extremely fine tea through paper towel and coffee filters before…Though i tend to steep in a pot, then pour my cup even if it’s just me.

Jessie

Ah, good idea! I’ve used coffee filters when stuck at the cottage with no tea implements but don’t have any. But paper towels are capable of amazing things.

Uniquity

The paper towel method can make a mess if you’re unlucky, but at least you can then use said paper towel to clean it up! : ) I just try and make sure there is an indent in the paper towel, to encourage the tea to go down instead of everywhere.

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Uniquity

I know it’s not really better than TSacs, but I have strained extremely fine tea through paper towel and coffee filters before…Though i tend to steep in a pot, then pour my cup even if it’s just me.

Jessie

Ah, good idea! I’ve used coffee filters when stuck at the cottage with no tea implements but don’t have any. But paper towels are capable of amazing things.

Uniquity

The paper towel method can make a mess if you’re unlucky, but at least you can then use said paper towel to clean it up! : ) I just try and make sure there is an indent in the paper towel, to encourage the tea to go down instead of everywhere.

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