This tea is quite refreshing and well balanced. I like fennel seed, and it is good for my pitta constitution. It also aids in digestion. Not only did this non-caffeinated tea calm me, but I felt very re-energized as well.
“This tea is quite refreshing and well balanced. I like fennel seed, and it is good for my pitta constitution. It also aids in digestion. Not only did this non-caffeinated tea calm me, but I felt...” Read full tasting note
“This is a very finely ground/cut herbal with pieces of fennel and orange peel in it. The scent of the dry leaf is dried orange peel with the tulsi/Holy basil which is a unique scent. It smells...” Read full tasting note
Introduction: Shanti means ‘peace within’. Ayurvedic teachings suggest a peace of mind to balance the spirit and physical health. Also known as ‘Tulsi’, Holy Basil is a sacred plant in India and is of great Ayurvedic and medicinal significance. It promotes longevity, contains many beneficial compounds known as phytochemicals, and has strong anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and immune system enhancing properties. Tulsi is an adaptogen, meaning it helps the body adapt to stress.
Shanti is a blend of Tulsi leaves and popular Indian spices sure to bring peace into your day.
Flavor Profile: Sweet with cooling undertones of fennel, orange and mint.
Ingredients: 100% Organic Holy Basil ‘Tulsi’ leaves, 100% Organic Fennel Seeds, 100% Organic Dried Orange Peel and 100% Organic Spearmint.
Certified Organic by: Quality Assurance International (QAI)
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This is a very finely ground/cut herbal with pieces of fennel and orange peel in it.
The scent of the dry leaf is dried orange peel with the tulsi/Holy basil which is a unique scent. It smells mostly like minerals and dried regular basil.
This is a lovely Ayurvedic herbal. It has the flavors of the Orange peel, Holy Basil, a sweetness which tastes like honey and a zinginess or tartness like tamarind. I like this.
Tulsi has spiritual as well as medicinal significance in Ayurveda.
In terms of the Ayurvedic doshas, tulsi carries the bitter, pungent, and astringent tastes,,,but this herbal is not bitter or overbearing. Well-balanced flavors. Very delicious and truly calming.
Tulsi is predominantly Kapha-reducing, but it can also be used to pacify Vata and Pitta. However, it can have a mildly Pitta-aggravating effect in individuals who are severely overheated.
Since I am Pitta and I live in the desert,,,I am drinking this before it gets too hot lol. This is a great winter drink to warm and relax you. Tulsi is also used to treat colds, coughs, and flu so this is a great one for cold seasons. I feel it warming my chest and lungs, this would be wonderful when you are not feeling well.
Tulsi promotes purity and lightness in the body, cleansing the respiratory tract of toxins. (info from The Chopra Center & Yogi Cameron)
I am enjoying Tao of Tea ’s selection very much. They have more Ayurvedic tisanes as well.
Flavors: Honey, Mineral, Orange Zest, Plants