Dremel-ed the toenails of five dogs within an hour, cannot breathe due to nail dust. So here we are. Even if the holy basil doesn’t really help my sinuses, sticking my head over the steaming cup is working a bit. Tasty too.
“Dremel-ed the toenails of five dogs within an hour, cannot breathe due to nail dust. So here we are. Even if the holy basil doesn’t really help my sinuses, sticking my head over the steaming cup is...” Read full tasting note
“7oz of boiling water to a clear glass tea mug. Steeped for 6 min as package recommended Worth noting these are slightly out of date range but have been inspected and kept in a cool dry...” Read full tasting note
“A good medicinal herb tea; there is definitely a sinus clearing aspect to this, the menthol and/or mint. Add lemon & a shot of whiskey, perhaps some honey and you’re set for the night.” Read full tasting note
“As far as medicinal teas go, the Celestial Seasonings blends work pretty well and don’t taste like punishments. This allergy season has been atrocious. I don’t even HAVE allergies normally, but...” Read full tasting note
Sleepytime Sinus Soother™
Seasonal respiratory discomforts like nasal congestion and sinus pressure happen to everyone. But with its time-honored herbal ingredients and exhilarating menthol aroma and flavor, Sleepytime Sinus Soother can help. This handcrafted blend features tulsi (or “holy basil”), trusted for centuries to promote respiratory comfort, and stinging nettle, traditionally used when mild congestion occurs. And because it has Sleepytime’s beloved blend of chamomile, spearmint and lemongrass, you know you can trust Sinus Soother to help you forget your symptoms and relax!†
†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
About the Tea
This product contains all-natural herbs and flavors, and no artificial colors or preservatives.
Ingredient list at http://www.celestialseasonings.com/products/detail.html/wellness-teas/sleepytime-sinus-soother
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7oz of boiling water to a clear glass tea mug. Steeped for 6 min as package recommended
Worth noting these are slightly out of date range but have been inspected and kept in a cool dry environment.
Quite an interesting brew, this one. It’s not something I would drink for pleasure alone but with seasonal allergies that have turned into lifelong sinus issues, one appreciates the notion of a health tea aimed to help with that very ailment.
As with most herbal teas I have had in the past, this blend has a light body with some unique characteristics. Alongside the general herbaciousness there comes a sweet anise flavor that coats the tongue and throat like maple syrup. The sweetness lingers on your palate. This leaves the feeling of light menthol as some others have picked up.
Even if it does not directly help sinuses like a shot of HCL spray might, it is a soothing and relaxing brew to have especially before bed to hydrate when you are feeling stuffy or just want a uniquely sweet way to wind down.
At first I was turned off by this sweetness but now that I anticipate it I can more fully wrap my head around it.
Flavors: Anise, Maple Syrup, Menthol, Sweet
As far as medicinal teas go, the Celestial Seasonings blends work pretty well and don’t taste like punishments.
This allergy season has been atrocious. I don’t even HAVE allergies normally, but this season I apparently do. I enjoy tulsi and can safely identify all of the other ingredients in this tea, so even if it doesn’t help with the sinus irritation I’ve been dealing with for weeks now, it at least tastes familiar and is soothing to drink right before bed.
Again, when it comes to Celestial Seasonings, the teas tend to be pretty mild, so I usually combine one teabag of this “Sinus Soother” with a teabag of Bigelow’s “Mint Medley” tea. On its own, Sinus Soother is nice. There’s a taste of mint and menthol. I think it tastes best when you drink it as hot as possible (I noticed the heat helps more with sinus congestion too). However, I was somewhat disappointed in its taste (too mild).
I highly recommend brewing it with 1 tsp or 1 teabag of Bigelow’s “Mint Medley” for a stronger taste and stronger affect on the sinus congestion and/or headaches- it helps me a lot!
Flavors: Licorice, Menthol, Mint, Peppermint, Spearmint