Tulsi: Sweet Leaf

Many tea lovers turn to tisanes, also known as herbal teas or "infusions," when they want to avoid caffeine. While there is no dearth of herbal options on retailer's shelves, one name that you might see more often is "tulsi," also known as "holy basil." Tulsi is an herb native to India, used in both …

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Over 200 (correction: 300!) Years of Twinings Tea

One of the more established tea companies around is Twinings. Since 1706 when the company opened a warehouse in London, they have been wowing their customers with such classics as English Breakfast. In the mid-1800s they created a tea flavored with oil of bergamot and named it after the 2nd Earl Grey, Prime Minister from …

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