Eater’s Digest Tea from Karma Blends

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Herbal

Where to Buy:  Karma Blends

Product Description:

Caffeine Free
Contains Natural and Organic Ingredients
Daily Use Recommended

» When can I drink it/What is it for?

– Anytime or For Digestion, Flatulence, Bloating, Indigestion, Constipation, Overeating, Losing weight, A flatter abdomen,  After meals daily, Early morning as a cleanser

» What does the tea taste like?

– Eaters digest is a mild, soothing tea with chamomile and fennel as the prominent flavors.

» How do the ingredients work in my system?

– The tea is a safe and thoughtful blend of carminative (herbs that expel stomach gas and relieve bloating) and digestive herbs.

Anise is very widely used as a stomachic and for relief of flatulence and colic.

• Carom Seeds aid in digestion.

• Cardamom is a tonic for the digestive system.

• Chamomile is known to soothe digestion and relax the gastro intestinal tract.

• Dill Seeds work well for the treatment of gas and nausea, especially from sudden changes in diet.

• False Pepper is a stomachic and is used for flatulence, indigestion and bloating.

• Fennel aids digestion, fights abdominal cramps and improves bad breath.

Taster’s Review:

When I first received this tea, I was a little worried that it would end up tasting very medicinal.  But it is actually quite tasty!

Yes, it does taste herb-y with a gently spiced flavor, it doesn’t come across as really medicinal to me.  It has a pleasant flavor.  The chamomile is a delicate, and the star anise (and to a lesser extent, the fennel) offers it an agreeable licorice-y kind of taste that lingers in the aftertaste.  I’m enjoying this.

This is an herbal tea that keeps its promise!  I am not going to say that it’s my favorite tisane, because it isn’t.  But, what I will say is that I would much rather drink this tisane than take some over-the-counter remedy to relieve my discomfort after eating a meal that maybe I shouldn’t have indulged in (we all do that, don’t we?)  It does what it is supposed to do, and that makes it alright in my book!

Cold Comfort Tea from Karma Blends

Tea Type: Herbal Tea

Where To Buy: Karma Blends

Product Description:

Cold Tea – Spicy Ginger Mint Eucalyptus
For a cold

ONE BOX MAKES 12 TEA BAGS

Caffeine Free
Contains Natural and Organic Ingredients
Daily Use Recommended

» When can I drink it/What is it for?

– Anytime or For Cold, Cough, Allergies, On a cold day, Iced on a warm day.

» What does the tea taste like?

– The Cold Comfort tea is very flavorful with mint and ginger as the prominent flavors. The tea tastes mildly sweet as it contains stevia, the naturally sweet herb. How do the ingredients work in my system?

• Eucalyptus opens the lungs and encourages breathing by increasing oxygen in the cells. Eucalyptol, found in many over-the-counter remedies, loosens phlegm in the chest and helps to open clogged nasal passages.

• Lemongrass is a refreshing herb that helps to relieve exhaustion, clear headaches and combats stress.
Ginger is used to dispel pathogens via its ability to induce sweating.

• Licorice is the best known natural expectorant and anti-inflammatory herb. Licorice helps to soothe the mucus membranes. It also acts as the bodys natural corticosteroid and decreases generation of damaging molecules called free radicals. Licorice is commonly used in Ayurvedic Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Not recommended for people suffering from high blood pressure.

• Peppermint opens up the respiratory passages.

» Are Accompaniments Recommended?

– The taste can be enhanced with lemon and honey. Honey increases the efficacy of the other herbs.

» Is it safe for children?

– Yes, only in a mild or diluted form. For children, the tea can be made using one tea bag in 14oz of water. However, not more than half a cup should be fed to the child in a day.

Tasters Review:
I’ve held off on trying and reviewing this herbal tea from Karma Blends because I haven’t been sick…but I can’t hold off any more!  I NEEDED to try it!

I thought it would be good to have right now because of the astringent tasting tea I just consumed…I thought the mint and eucalyptus would freshen my breath!

I will say this is very minty and refreshing aroma-wise!

Of course the primary taste is mint/eucalyptus but I am getting a good deal of licorice which I normally find distracting in most cases but not this one!  It works well as the 3rd noticeable flavor here!

Then the ginger pops in to say “hello” and again with ginger I am ‘hot and cold’.  I want to say I dislike it in teas more than like it BUT, again, it really works well in this herbal blend!

I can taste the Stevia.  It’s adds a nice natural-sugary undertone to this that I think helps tone down the ginger.

As it cools at room temperature the lemongrass is a little bit noticeable but it’s one of those ingredients I  probably wouldn’t have noticed in a blind taste-test.  Same thing with the Mango.  I can’t really taste the Mango at all.  I think it would be interesting if I could taste more of that.  Maybe more of that and a little less licorice would be the ONLY thing I would change about this one.  BUT…I am NOT complaining because I am really enjoying this.

If you are afraid of medicinal-type herbal teas…and enjoy mint…give this one a whirl!  This one really surprised me!  It’s quite good.

I’m having the bagged  version of this right now and it is very flavorful for a bagged tea!  The box suggested to try with honey and lemon to enhance the flavor.  I didn’t do this but I may try that in the future!

I have to say…this is probably on of my FAVORITE Medicinal-Type Herbal Tea/Tisanes I have had to date!

 

Eater’s Digest Tea from Karma Blends

Tea Type: Herbal Tea

Where To Buy: Karma Blends

Product Description:

Eaters Digest for Digestion

ONE BOX CONTAINS 12 TEA BAGS

Caffeine Free
Contains Natural and Organic Ingredients
Daily Use Recommended

» When can I drink it/What is it for?

– Anytime or For Digestion, Flatulence, Bloating, Indigestion, Constipation, Overeating, After meals daily, Early morning as a cleanser

» What does the tea taste like?

– Eaters digest is a mild, soothing tea with chamomile and fennel as the prominent flavors.

» How do the ingredients work in my system?

– The tea is a safe and thoughtful blend of carminative (herbs that expel stomach gas and relieve bloating) and digestive herbs.

• Anise is very widely used as a stomachic and for relief of flatulence and colic.

• Carom Seeds aid in digestion.

• Cardamom is a tonic for the digestive system.

• Chamomile is known to soothe digestion and relax the gastro intestinal tract.

• Dill Seeds work well for the treatment of gas and nausea, especially from sudden changes in diet.

• False Pepper is a stomachic and is used for flatulence, indigestion and bloating.

• Fennel aids digestion, fights abdominal cramps and improves bad breath.

» Are Accompaniments Recommended?

– This tea can be sweetened using cane sugar. The taste can be enhanced with lemon and honey.

» Is it safe for children?

– Yes, Most ingredients in this tea are used in the preparation of gripe water for colic. This tea is safe and recommended for babies and children over 6 months.

» Are there any warning/precautions?

– Please consult your healthcare provider before using if you are hypersensitive to ragweed pollen. Do not use if you are pregnant or nursing.

$3.99

Tasters Review:

I will try just about any tea or tisane at least once.  Eventho I might not usually ‘go for’ one or more of the ingredients in a tea/tisane – doesn’t mean all is lost.  I have had many wonderful teas that have included an ingredient that I thought I didn’t like (such as Chamomile or Hibiscus).  Many delightful teas and tisanes would have gone undiscovered to my palate had I not thought outside the cup and opened up my mind.  For this reason – I will usually try nearly any tea that I come across.  I’m a firm believer in “you never know unless you try”.

At first glance, this was one of those tisanes.  I scrunched my nose and made a funny face while reading the ingredients but the first time I tried this – I was drinking it after eating some ‘heavy foods’ for lunch that day.  You know…the ones that taste really good while your eating and shortly after they hit the bottom of your stomach they just seem to sit there?  I figured it was the perfect time to try a herbal tea with the ingredients known for their digestive properties!

I’ll be honest, at first, I was taken back by the scent!  It was Fennel, Fennel, and MORE Fennel.  And I mean REALLY Fennel to the nose!  I could also smell a good deal of Chamomile.  This was true to what the box claimed tho.

This ‘steeps’ into a yellowish color – not too rare for an herbal, but I think the brightness of the yellow is what caught my eye.

I’m not going to lie…at this point I was getting a little afraid about what this one was going to taste like based on the smell!  It ended up not being what I expected…but in a good way!  Much to my surprise the Fennel ‘hushed’ the Chamomile down to where it was tolerable.  After I gave it a few more sips I realized that the Fennel and Chamomile pairing joined forces to create a different sort of taste – one all of it’s own.  This impressed me!  The After taste was that of Fennel changing into the Dill.  The Dill is what seemed to linger for me.  This was very unusual but this too impressed me.

I’m not saying that this is in my top 10 percent of all-time favorite teas but I very much appreciate the fact that it is different than any other herbal tea I have ever had before.  This is certainly worth a try.  Especially if you like Herbals or if you are looking for something with a different sort of a taste.  Another thing I would like to mention about my experience with this tisane is that I found letting it cool at room temperature for about 3 or 4 minutes made quite the difference.  The more I sipped on this the more I seemed to like it.  The more it cooled I also enjoyed it more.  I stress COOLED, tho, because I did try it cold and iced and I didn’t like it as much but cooled – just for even a few minutes – it was pretty good.

I also like this tea because I have a lot to say about it…as you can see.  Those types always seem to interest me in one way or another.  A conversation-piece…if you will.

I also have to point out I LOVE the name of this company and their logo!  They have a wonderful website, too!

In closing, I just want to say that I found this tea interesting, pretty good, surprising, and impressive on many levels.  It’s different and good for you!  In my book…those components are always a plus!  If you come across this one…give it a whirl!

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