Aaaaaand the third and final Mr Earl April tea! Decided to knock these both over today because who knows when I’ll get a cold next? (I’ve just jinxed myself, haven’t I…) Though I guess this is called Immune Boost, not You Have A Cold Virus, so maybe I’m just helping steel my shoddy immune system for what’s to come. Actually that’s a good way to think about it. Drink on, Memily!
In any case, I was expecting to hate this tea. I expected a real licorice taste from the dry scent. But it translates really well once steeped and I’m happy to say it’s not the worst! Seriously, that’s good for me… plus any immuniteas do pique my interest, I really love sitting on a tea whenever I’ve a cold, they just make me feel better and aren’t illnesses all about placebos?
My mouth is lightly coated in olive leaf, I think (vague memories from mum convincing us to swallow teaspoons of olive leaf extract for colds), but it’s bearable and I’m nowhere near as miserable as I thought I would be after drinking this tea. Spectacular. I’ll keep the rest to see how it actually performs as a placebo, shall I?