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    Pukka Three Tulsi

    Photo: Pukka Country of Origin: not listed bud presumably India Leaf Appearance: very small, dark Ingredients: Rama green tulsi leaf, krishna purple tulsi leaf, vana lemon tulsi leaf Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: dark brown You might remember that I had previously reviewed and enjoyed Pukka’s Lemongrass & Ginger. While some might consider me a tea snob, herbal teas do have their place and Tulsi, otherwise known as holy basil, is one my favorites. The taste of this one was earthy, sweet and herbaceous with no astringency. The finish had a pleasant zestiness to it. I believe that I’ve only ever tried krishna purple tulsi before…


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    Pukka Lemongrass & Ginger

    Country of Origin: not listed Leaf Appearance: small, mixed green and brown Ingredients: organic lemongrass, lemon verbena leaf, licorice root, ginger root, lemongrass extract Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: gold When I visited the Pukka booth at the Fancy Food Show I was very impressed at their passion, knowledge and commitment to creating a quality herbal tea. The owner of the company, Sebastian, is an Ayurvedic practitioner and herbalist so all of their blends are very well thought out. My allergies have been making a bit miserable lately and I saw an article on their blog suggesting this herbal blend as a tea that might…