What Herbal Are You Drinking

Tisanes prepared from plants not belonging to the Camellia genus
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Sun Oct 01, 2023 12:47 pm

Another day, another sniffle to nurse with tea, and I’ve come up with a particularly nice combination this time:
Several slices of MEYER lemon (nice lemon flavor, but doesn’t require as much sugar because not as sour as a regular lemon)
One smallish knob of ginger, sliced thinly.
A sprinkle of whole cardamom seeds.
About one whole piece of mace
A few dried rosemary leaves
A drizzle of honey
Steep about five minutes in water, just off the boil, and it looks very pretty in the glass, Herbal Tea pot, and then tastes lovely afterwards.
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Sat Oct 07, 2023 1:04 pm

It also does well when made sparkling and chilled. Nice while this sniffly bit keeps going on and yet the weather is hot again.
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Wed Nov 15, 2023 2:10 pm

Hello! I usually choose a variety of herbal teas depending on my mood and taste preferences. My favorite is lavender tea, which helps me relax and creates a wonderful atmosphere of tranquility. I also like to experiment with mint, rosehip, and chamomile teas. If you have any recommendations or favorite varieties, I am always open to new experiences in the world of tea!
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Mon Feb 05, 2024 9:43 am

A combination I've been drinking a fair bit lately, especially in the evening when I don't want to be caffeinated as I'm getting ready for bed: for the 500 mil pot, half a lemon in thin slices, a few slices of fresh or candied ginger, a pinch of whole dry rosemary leaf, pinch of dried lavender, pinch of cardamom seeds, and if the ginger was fresh, a drop or two of honey. it makes a bright, floral, fruity, and cheerful cuppa tea.
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Fri Apr 26, 2024 12:09 am

This evening at a restaurant (MoMed, Los Angeles), I had a simple tea made with a wedge of what was described as a not-quite-preserved lemon, and a whopping quantity of fennel seed. It was LOVELY, with the seemingly overpowering quantity of fennel somehow tamed, pleasant notes of anise with a bit of distinctly fennel flavor, and the lemon very mild, somehow more seeming to 'tame' the fennel than stand out sharply on its own.

I need to study up on what they did with that lemon.
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