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Best herbal tea in the (kosher) world

I love that there are so many brands of certified herbal blend tea.

I mostly drink decaf, and my current favorites are:

Yogi brand ginger tea

Celestial Seasonings Sweet Coconut Thai, it is a truly heavenly decaf Chai

If I'm doing caffeine,

Numi brand Chocolate Pu-erh

The thing is, I had to buy and drink a lot of duds before I discovered these three truly superlative teas.

So I am wondering, what have you been drinking that I have not yet discovered?

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  1. I love a few from Trader Joe's--Mango Black, Vanilla Cinnamon, and the Candy Cane Green.

    I don't know which ones are officially "herbal," but they are all damn good.

    1. I think if you went to one of the more upscale stores that sell loose tea you probably do really well since fried flowers harbs & spices dont need hashgacha. also to my palate harney & sons is the best.
      their cinnamon tea is crazy.

      1. I am partial to Good Earth Original.

        I used to make a mix of loose darjeeling and oolong tea in a tea ball but I haven't done that in a long time.

        My kids drink Celestial Seasonings Tension Tamer and Sleepytime. Red ZInger is of course the classic but you need to make it strong.

        1. Is the Celestial Seasonings "Thai" or "Chai"?

          I myself like Tazo's Decaf Chai, which I think is far better than their caffeinated version.

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          1. re: queenscook

            It's called Sweet Coconut Thai http://www.celestialseasonings.com/pr...

            But, flavor-wise, it's in the Chai category, it's creamy and really delicious.

                1. re: AdinaA

                  Website says target has it, hopefully I'll get there soon

              1. re: AdinaA

                Thanks. When I return from aretz, I'll pick some up.

            1. I gave up soda 15 months ago and became a HUGE tea drinker. My favorite herbal blends all come from Harney and Sons. Hands down the best blends. If you happen to live in the NY area they have a store in SoHo, on Broome near Broadway. They are extremely patient and amazingly knowledgeable. If not you can call their 800 number and I found them less patient but can direct you to blends you might like. Good luck.

              1. Celestial Seasonings Bengal Spice - rich flavor (cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, & other spices) with a slight natural sweetness from carob. Because the flavor seems to sink to the bottom of the cup, give it a good stir before drinking.

                1. This one is one of my favorites. Not exactly herbal but 2 of the 3 you mention aren't herbal either so I guess you're open to that.

                  1. We're big fans of Rishi Tea - its Wisconsin K. http://www.rishi-tea.com/ Especially Citron Oolong.

                    1. wissotsky tea
                      david's tea in canada
                      generation tea
                      i believe all r kosher-not sure of hechtcher

                      1. The Republic of Tea double red rooibos tea. Husband and I joke that we like to have rooibos on shoibus ;-)