Single Ingredient Teas

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Single Ingredient Teas

by JamAndBread » Nov 19th 11 4:18 am

I just had a cup of Celestial Seasonings Peppermint tea. The only ingredient is peppermint and it is so delicious!

I was just curious if there are any more single ingredient herbal teas that are favorites of members here.
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Re: Single Ingredient Teas

by rhondabee » Nov 20th 11 4:14 am

I don't drink very much herbal tea anymore, but I have always enjoyed chamomile tea. I think you can make a tea from almost any type of herb. I think I'd like to try some catmint tea, just to see my cats' reactions to it :)

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Re: Single Ingredient Teas

by Dresden » Nov 27th 11 2:50 am

Spearmint, Chamomile, Lemongrass

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Re: Single Ingredient Teas

by Firemoss » Nov 27th 11 7:20 pm

There are things like Labrador Tea (delicious!), Wild Suk (Artemisia), Chrysanthemum, Wild Rosehip, Wild Mossberry (or crowberry), Cranberry, Cloudberry, Juniper etc. All single ingredient herbals...and that's naming only a smattering of them.

You can find some of these at Acquired Taste Tea Company in Edmonton, AB (under the brand Northern Delights Inuit Tea) and Dao Tea in Richmond, BC. Or your local forest. :mrgreen:

Catnip with a leaf of Stevia would be yummy, I think!

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Re: Single Ingredient Teas

by Drae » Nov 27th 11 8:15 pm

I really like brewing fresh ginger tea. Sometimes I even brew it and then keep it chilled when I need something to sooth my stomach.

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Re: Single Ingredient Teas

by Chip » Nov 27th 11 10:48 pm

Gamro Cha, aka Hydrangea tea from Korea (available from Hankook) is easily the most mind blowing single ingredient tea other than TEA I have ever had. Only 2-3 leaves will create a remarkably sweet, clean tisane.

http://www.hankooktea.com/index.php?dis ... t_id=29822

It ia not cheap, but a little goes a long way.

Which reminds me, it has been too long since I have had any on hand.

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Re: Single Ingredient Teas

by debunix » Nov 27th 11 10:57 pm

I rarely brew single-ingredient herbal teas, but the gamro tea mentioned by chip, peppermint, chamomile, and tulsi (holy basil) would be some that I do indulge in solo at times.