Herbal Cold Care (Formerly Gypsy Cold Care)

Tea type
Herbal Tea
Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Elderflower, Ginger Root, Licorice Root, Peppermint, Rose Hips, Safflower Petals
Cinnamon, Mint, Anise, Bitter, Licorice, Licorice Root
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Caffeine Free
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200 °F / 93 °C 7 min, 15 sec 10 oz / 283 ml

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From Traditional Medicinals

Formerly Gypsy Cold Care® Tea

Herbal Power
This organic, medicinal tea provides warm, soothing comfort when you need it most.

Fragrant and spicy tea with minty and sweet notes.

Plant Story
When the cold hits, we always turn to medicinal herbs like elderflower and yarrow.* This immune-boosting elderflower tea is sustainably harvested from the pristine wild-collection areas of Europe. Blended with yarrow and peppermint, this naturally sweet and spicy tea has made winter wellness only a cup away for over four decades. Sip all day long.

Ingredients: Organic European elder flower, Organic yarrow flower, Organic peppermint leaf, Organic hyssop herb, Organic rose hip, Organic cinnamon bark, Organic ginger rhizome, Organic safflower petal, Organic clove flower bud, Organic licorice root dry aqueous extract


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2977 tasting notes

This one’s not bad. Minty and “fresh” tasting, and good with honey.

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300 tasting notes

Alas there shall not be more black tea tasting today. I’ve had two cups of throat coat and one of these as I don’t really know what will help, my glands feel swollen, my throat is sore and my allergies are flaring. This is soothing and reminds me of tea my mom used to make me. In fact my mom probably did make me this tea, I know she made me throat coat. Ah, that and Celestial Seasonings, how long ago it seems.

On an interesting note the neighbors came home with two huge Teavana bags. First time in I believe and she mentioned Dr. Oz. Later husband said he smelled Blueberry Bliss. I consulted with barista boy and he says they spend $250 and satiated my curiosity by listing the teas and merch. Fighting the urge to brew her better Tieguanyin than the Monkey Picked she bought, fighting it.


Ahahaha, snooping on the neighbor’s tea purchases?! Funny! Although admittedly now that I’m into tea I always want to know what people bought and what they like, etc. etc.

Also, hope you’re feeling better soon!

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892 tasting notes

Sore throat getting worse D: I found this in my remedies collection so I thought I’d give it a shot. What’s that familiar taste? The flavor that makes me feel like I’m at the dentist…. GASP CLOVE D: nooooooooo

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8 tasting notes

I have been drinking this and throat coat alternating between cups, It is kickin the icky feelings of a cold

180 °F / 82 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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36 tasting notes

After 7 cups of this, I can say it is definitely not working for me! Yesterday I added honey, and today I did the same plus lemon also… just gross. I’d put up with it if it was helping this cold any, but I don’t notice any improvement before, during, or after this tea :(

Coldcalm is definitely making a difference though. Would like to have my taste buds back soon so I can enjoy some more yummy teas!

Boiling 8 min or more

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467 tasting notes

One of the best when you have a cold or sinus problems. Unfortunately I can’t always find it packaged by it self instead it is in with others in a seasonal sampler box.


So great to see you!

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1554 tasting notes

I know this herbal tea isn’t going to cure what ails me, but I’m drinking this at the behest of my housemate.

And it’s good.

And comforting.

Because it’s mostly clove and peppermint and a little cinnamon-tasting. Surprisingly smooth despite the dominant clove aroma and taste. Numbs my throat just enough. The peppermint is refreshing and not stewy, I’d say moderate intensity. Enough to open my aggravated sinuses and to taste but not a kick in the lungs or on the tongues. It’s also just slightly tart. Very easy to drink.

Boiling 8 min or more 8 OZ / 236 ML

Peppermint tea is a pretty good RX for anything that ails you.


A good Peppermint is my favorite herbal tea. Calms my mind, soothes an upset stomach and as a cold brew, is immensely refreshing on warm days. As somebody with asthma and allergies, I appreciate the effect it has on my respiratory system.


Yep, I grab it for headache, stomach ache, sniffles, heartache, and sometimes just because my pinky toes are tired ;)

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I’m a big fan of this one myself. Helps with chest/head colds. I have found that the flavor is too strong for me when I’m not sick, though.

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9 tasting notes

My go-to when I feel a cold coming on.

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8 tasting notes

While this isn’t a tea I crave or would drink regularly, it really does seem to help me feel better when under the weather. It has a cinnamon minty flavor that seems strange at first but actually works well. Overall it tastes pretty good and helps ease the suffering from a cold.

I brew 2 bags in a large mug (15 ounces water) and let the tea bags stay in while drinking.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Mint

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2170 tasting notes

I don’t have a cold, but my stomach was feeling a little unsettled after dinner so I found this tea bag with peppermint and ginger. Unfortunately, it also has licorice root and I’m not a fan of the flavor. It’s not nearly so bad as I remember it though.

Flavors: Licorice Root, Mint

Boiling 8 min or more 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

Hope your tummy feels better!


Thank you! It was a passing thing, thank goodness.

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