Teas the Season

Spicy blends that will keep you warm through the chill of winter
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Cozy up with a sweet and spicy cup of tea. These aromatic blends will delight and inspire you with every sip. With tantalizing additions like cocoa, vanilla, and orange blossom, and chock-full of naturally derived antioxidants that help fortify your immune system, these festive brews are guaranteed to make your holidays a little more jolly.

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Yogi Mayan Cocoa Spice

Yogi Tea

Mayan Cocoa Spice

What’s In It

Cocoa shells and powder, which supply powerful antioxidants, along with Ayurvedic warming and cleansing spices of cardamom, clove, and organic cinnamon bark, plus stevia, ginger, and a subtle kick of black pepper.

Why You’ll Love It

A delicious stand-in for hot cocoa, especially when blended with a sweetener such as Xylitol or stevia and milk or milk substitute. A well-balanced blend of spices and cocoa make this one of Yogi Tea’s most popular brews, aptly described as “tantalizingly rich and enlivening.”

How to Brew

Pour boiling water over tea bag and steep 5 to 10 minutes. Sweeten and/or add milk as desired or enjoy on its own.

Rishi Teah Organic Green Tea Orange Blossom

Rishi Organic Green Tea

Orange Blossom

What’s In It

Organic and Fair Trade Certified green tea; organic lemongrass, osthmanthus flowers, and lemon myrtle; and natural essential oils of orange, lime and tangerine.

Why You’ll Love It

This is a refreshing floral blend of antioxidant-rich green teas with sweetly-scented blossoms, lemongrass, and tropical citrus fruits. Best of all, with each purchase you support fair-trade organic farming.

How to Brew

Use 1 tablespoon tea leaves per 8 ounces of water (180°F). Infuse 3–4 minutes.

Zhenas Gypsy Tea Coconut Chai Green Tea

Zhena’s Gypsy Tea

Coconut Chai Green Tea

What’s In It

Fair trade green tea, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom pods, whole cloves, orange peels, nutmeg, black pepper, and natural coconut flavor.

Why You’ll Love It

A bold, full-flavored green tea accented with exotic imperial spices such as cardamom, ginger, and clove and a sweet hint of fragrant coconut. Ginger aids digestion, while the aroma of cinnamon heightens contentment. The pretty steel tin is 100% recyclable.

How to Brew

Fill tea kettle with fresh cold water and heat to a boil. Allow to cool for one minute and pour over 1 sachet. Infuse three to four minutes. Add a splash of milk and sweeten for a traditional Indian Chai.

Organic India USA Tulsi Vanilla Creme Tea

Organic India USA

Tulsi Vanilla Creme Tea

What’s In It

Certified 100% organic tulsi (aka holy basil), considered the “Queen of Herbs” in India, chamomile flower, and rooibos leaf.

Why You’ll Love It

Calming chamomile and warming tulsi help relieve the body’s negative reaction to stress and revive energy, while caffeine-free rooibos supplies immune-boosting antioxidants and rounds out the flavor with a subtle caramel flavor. Sweet notes of vanilla are enhanced when lightly sweetened with stevia or other natural sweetener. Made with 100% recycled packaging.

How to Brew

Steep about 5 minutes or to taste. Add sweetener and milk or milk substitute if desired.

Alvita Valerian-Mint Tea Bags

Alvita

Valerian-Mint

What’s In It

Valerian and peppermint.

Why You’ll Love It

Valerian, a powerful relaxant, is combined with peppermint, an effective digestive, making this a perfect bedtime tea during the holidays. English pillow-style tea bags are oxygen bleached (not chlorine treated).

How to Brew

Infuse by placing one tea bag in a cup and adding 6 oz. of boiling water. Let steep for 3 minutes. Add honey or other sweetener if desired.

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