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drank Original Chai by Chico Chai
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Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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drank Double Spice Chai by Stash Tea
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drank Black Orchid by Mariage Frères
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Dealing with migraine today and craving cinnamon, which apparently is an anti-inflammatory that can help reduce the severity of migraine attacks. This is my second cinnamon tea of the day – I’ve also been drinking apple cinnamon water, yum – and this one is by far my favorite of the two. It had been a while since having teaktruthi’s cinnamon chai and I had forgotten how light in flavor it was. This one has more of the punch of cinnamon I was craving. Also, yay for decaf teas!

Flavors: Cinnamon

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
gmathis

Isn’t the medicinal value of the simplest things—cinnamon, peppermint, ginger—just amazing? I’d never really pondered it, but now that you mention it, I do crave cinnamon when I have a cold or sinus headache.

Kaylee

That suuuucks. Hope you feel better soon!

LuckyMe

Cinnamon is also one of my go-tos for comfort when I’m sick. Hope you’re feeling better!

Shae

I’m feeling much better today – thank you, everyone! It really is pretty cool that our bodies so often gravitate toward things that it knows will help us feel better.

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drank Cinnamon Chai by teakruthi
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Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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drank Low Country by August Uncommon Tea
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drank Bailin Gongfu Black Tea by Teavivre
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Flavors: Malt

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Lifetime student. Lover of books and paper and ink. Kitchen dweller. Aspiring herbalist, excessively proud cat lady, and tea fanatic. Thirty-something elder millennial. She/her.

I love flavored black teas most of all, always with cream and honey. I enjoy floral and fruity teas, as well as flavored or scented ones. I’m not overly fond of green or white teas, but I’ve found a few that I enjoy.

I’m open to tea swaps and/or just sharing what’s in my tea cabinet! Please reach out if you see something I have that you’d like to try. I do my best to update my cupboard regularly.

Favorites
Any and all black teas, smoky teas, raspberry, strawberry, red fruits, bergamot, chai spices, floral teas, caramel/toffee, jasmine, rose, vanilla, peaches, plums, valerian root, cinnamon, cardamom

Not a huge fan
White teas, green teas, artificial sweeteners, sarsaparilla, licorice, lemongrass, lavender, hot hibiscus, hibiscus in black tea blends

Rating Scale

1-20: By far, one of the worst teas I’ve tasted. I most certainly will not finish my cup and will likely “gift” the rest to my sweet husband, James, who almost always enjoys the teas I dislike (and vice versa).

21-49: This tea is not good, but if I mix it with another tea or find another steeping method I might be able to finish it.

50-69: This one is just okay. I might drink it again if someone were to give it to me, but I probably won’t be buying more for myself.

70-79: This is a consistently good tea. It’s reliable but not necessarily special.

80-90: This one is a notch above the rest and I would gladly enjoy a cup of it any day of the week. I’ll likely be keeping this in my cupboard, but it isn’t one of my all-time favorites.

91-95: One small change and this tea would be perfect. I’ll definitely have a stash of this in my kitchen if you come over for tea.

96-100: No words can describe this tea. It’s an experience, an aha moment. Closed eyes, wide smile, encompassing warmth. Absolutely incredible. Perfect.

Updated May 2022.

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