Create Your Own Tea Ritual

Create Your Own Tea Ritual

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” C.S. Lewis

Blending white and green teas with dried rose blossoms delights the eye and gives Meditative Mind a delicate floral scent. ($12.99 for two ounces)

The Tea Drinker’s Handbook offers a wealth of information on all things tea, as well as a tasting guide. ($29.95)

The sculptural Luci loose tea infuser steeps in style while keeping drips in check. ($12)

A subtle pear fragrance infuses La Poire, a flavored green tea from Palais des Thés. ($19 for a 3.5-ounce tin)

A bamboo scoop and strainer give your tea service a natural vibe. ($9.98 each)

It’s hard to choose just one of Kusmi Tea’s offerings, in delightful tins with equally enthralling flavors. Imperial Label marries green tea with orange, vanilla, cinnamon, licorice root, and sea buckthorn berries. ($19.50 for 4.4 ounces)

A sampler provides a perfect pairing of orange-blossom honey and white peony tea. ($32)

Squeeze the last bit of flavor from your tea bag with bamboo tea tongs. ($1.50)

Designed with simple grace and efficiency, the Teastick is a scooper and infuser in one. ($18)

The Numi “teahouse” glass teapot is the perfect vessel for your flowering tea to blossom. ($19.99)

Wood dragon oolong tea has a toasted richness. ($15.50 for one-quarter pound)

Green tea leaves wrap fragrant blossoms to make jasmine pearls. ($31.50 for one-quarter pound)

Locals believe that using spring leaves handpicked during the full moon gives ancient moonlight white tea a special energy. ($7.02 per ounce)

Comforting vanilla black tea is made with chrysanthemum flowers. ($10 for four ounces)

Playful and quirky, Poppy Fields combines poppies, chamomile, and kava. ($13.99 for two ounces)

Free Resources:

For a devotional tea exploration, follow Wild Tea Qi’s founding “tea hunter” as he explores the spiritual bases behind tea cultures around the world and unearths wild tea, bringing sustainable tea-harvesting practices to light.

In Pursuit of Tea shares travelogues that transport you to the far reaches of the world with engaging stories, tea-preparation tips, and information on the health benefits of tea.

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