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Where to find loose leaf linden flower tea in Toronto (or online)?

blinknoodle Nov 6, 2009 05:12 PM

Hey guys,

I am hoping some CHers can help me find some loose leaf linden flower tea in Toronto.. or know where I could order it from online.

I have tried many of the downtown tea stores (Tealish, David's Tea, Golden Mint, All About Tea, etc) to no avail. Help!

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    bsv Aug 17, 2011 01:42 PM

    try house of tea. it is near rosedale station.

    1. Kagemusha Jun 13, 2010 07:09 PM

      Two possibles are Starsky's and Brandt Meats in Mississauga.

      2040 Dundas St E, Mississauga, ON L4X, CA

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        blinknoodle Jun 13, 2010 03:53 PM

        Of all places, I found it at Marche Istanbul (3220 Dufferin)

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        1. re: blinknoodle
          Vinnie Vidimangi Aug 17, 2011 07:53 PM

          Linden flower tea is a standard tea in Turkey, very good , and at Marche Istanbul priced free of yuppification or hypochondrification. Available in bulk. Of course it helps to get it at the beginning of the annual cycle.

        2. absurdistan Nov 8, 2009 07:03 PM

          I haven't bought any in a while, but I've seen it in several health food stores... Anywhere they have a selection of medicinal teas, they'll usually have lindenflower. I've bought some at Nature's Health Food on Bloor (@ Bathurst) before.

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          1. re: absurdistan
            wenjo Aug 16, 2011 02:05 PM

            I just bought Linden flowers tea at the health food store on Bloor, just west of Bathurst. It is in teabags, not loose tea. There was only one kind. The brand is Herbaria. Not much flavour or aroma. I'm currently staking out a neighbor's Linden tree, which I plan to raid for the flowers in June.

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            corinaci Nov 8, 2009 05:02 PM

            You could try here if they import it, it's a traditional Romanian herbal tea.


            1. The Chowhound Team Nov 7, 2009 04:05 PM

              Folks, please help us keep this board focused on the local chow scene, and keep your suggestions here focused on where to find this tea locally.

              blinknoodle, if you'd like suggestions for mail order options, please start a new thread on the General Chowhounding Topics board, where mail oder sources for chow are discussed. Thanks!

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              1. re: The Chowhound Team
                blinknoodle Nov 8, 2009 05:53 AM

                I'll definitely repost for online sources. I just wasn't sure I could find it in Toronto locally...

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