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drank Gotu Kola by Alvita
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This was a green brown in color and it smelled like a cross between ‘used catnip’ and dirty socks. (Some of you have seen me describe the ‘used catnip’ smell once before). The taste was a flat/grassy-wood type taste…almost on the verge of stale. I did finish the cup so the flavor of the herbal tisane was thankfully on the paler side. I don’t think I could have or would have finished the cup had it been more strong. Anyhow…just when I thought it was MAYBE growing on me…the funky aftertaste HIT me like a TON OF BRICKS…it left a dark leafy-green on the verge of bitter aftertaste. Oye.

LiberTEAS

This girl has had too many herbal teas in the last couple of hours… get some real tea in her – stat!

TeaEqualsBliss

LOL!!!! True-Dat!!! :P

Janefan

“used catnip” – wow! That’s something I never want to taste. Thank you for drinking it, and sharing, so that we don’t have to!

LiberTEAS

Yeah… and the whole dirty socks thing… no, I don’t think I’d like to steep dirty socks and then drink the resulting “tea”… nope… pass!

Rabs

Is it wrong of me to hope that you get some nasty teas just so you can share your poetic descriptions with us? Mmmm…used catnip…::drools like Homer Simpson::

Jillian

I thought gotu kola is usually used in Indian and South-east Asian cooking – curries, salads, porridges, etc. I’ve never heard of it consumed as a plain tea before. It sounds pretty nasty at any rate! >.<

TeaEqualsBliss

Rabs – you crack me up! :P

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LiberTEAS

This girl has had too many herbal teas in the last couple of hours… get some real tea in her – stat!

TeaEqualsBliss

LOL!!!! True-Dat!!! :P

Janefan

“used catnip” – wow! That’s something I never want to taste. Thank you for drinking it, and sharing, so that we don’t have to!

LiberTEAS

Yeah… and the whole dirty socks thing… no, I don’t think I’d like to steep dirty socks and then drink the resulting “tea”… nope… pass!

Rabs

Is it wrong of me to hope that you get some nasty teas just so you can share your poetic descriptions with us? Mmmm…used catnip…::drools like Homer Simpson::

Jillian

I thought gotu kola is usually used in Indian and South-east Asian cooking – curries, salads, porridges, etc. I’ve never heard of it consumed as a plain tea before. It sounds pretty nasty at any rate! >.<

TeaEqualsBliss

Rabs – you crack me up! :P

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