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Monday, December 27, 2010

Compass Teas Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane 'Chill Pill'

Tea Information:
Tea: Chill Pill
Type: Herbal Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Compass Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Need to take a Chill Pill to calm you down? This infusion is full of Vitamin C, antioxidants, and the wonderful soothing benefits of high quality herbs. You'll love the orange / chamomile flavor that's sure to calm you down on your stressful days, and help slip you off into sweet dreams at night.
Chamomile- Soothes, relaxes, anxiety reducer
Citrus peels- Vitamin C, immunity booster
Rose-hips- Vitamins A, C, D, E, antioxidants, immunity booster
Chrysanthemum buds- Contains calcium, fiber, iron, magnesium, potassium & thought to help correct imbalances in liver & kidneys
Hibiscus- Vitamin C, immunity booster, weight loss aid
Tarragon- Soothes, relaxes, anxiety reducer
Orange Blossoms- Accenting feature
Mint- Upset tummy tamer
Lemongrass- Refreshing taste, promotes digestion of fats
Flavoring- Enhances the natural goodness of this tea

Steep Information:
Amount: entire sample
Water: 1000ml boiling water
Tool: Swivel Teapot
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: I forgot! I was too excited.
Steeped Tea Smell: chamomile, lemongrass, citrus, mint
Flavor: lemongrass, chamomile
Body: Light/Medium/Full
Aftertaste: mint
Liquor: translucent green-yellow

Gift from TeaEqualsBliss, thank you.

It's OK, it's nicer than plain chamomile but not anything special.

It got more orange as it sat, and sweeter.

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

I received this as a gift. All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.
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