quetzalzotz: (Skulls)
The last of my teas!

It's not bad, but not my favorite. It really does need to be icy, and it's very acidic, so if you're sensitive to that, it might not be the best option.

Ingredients:
Ginger: Energizing, helps to speed things up (Source)
Green tea: Purifiying, I think? (Source)
Apple: fertility, love, beauty (Source)
Blackberry leaves: female fertility (Source)
Beetroot: I couldn't find much until I found Godchecker. I love Godchecker and they have a whole article on beets. They're also connected to the heart and love, and associated with Aphrodite, like the apple is.
Grapefruit: cleansing (Source)
Marigold: Sun energy, used to honor the dead (Source)
quetzalzotz: (Batty)
I finished my whole pitcher of Electric lemonade so I made Sour Appletini.

Wow, it's pink. It's so pink. And it tastes like froot loops. Definitely a sour taste, but not too appley. I feel like you could mix this with liquor and make an awesome cocktail.

Ingredients:
Apple: fertility, love, beauty (Source)
Blackberry leaves: female fertility (Source)
Beetroot: I couldn't find much until I found Godchecker. I love Godchecker and they have a whole article on beets. They're also connected to the heart and love, and associated with Aphrodite, like the apple is.

Another love tea. This is actually perfect for a love potion because it's also pink.

quetzalzotz: (Shaman)
I started drinking tea. It caught my eye at the mall and I got some yesterday. I thought maybe I should look at the properties of the tea ingredients.

I'm not looking for herbalism, which I define as what the purported healing properties of the herb are. If I'm having a physical problem, I'm going to talk to my doctor first, or use something I'm familiar with that I know works. I've never been into naturopathy so I'm not looking at those at all. I'm looking at mystical or spiritual properties.

I bought three teas and I'll be trying each of them over the next few days ( I think a pitcher will last me two days), and I also have a couple fruity teas from a while ago that might also be good iced and I'll try them as well

This is the Electric Lemonade from David's Tea. To make a 64oz pitcher, I steeped 8 perfect scoops (their own scoop size) in 32oz of boiling water for seven minutes and then topped it off with water and chilled it overnight.

It's pretty good, not a very strong lemonade flavour. It's more of a mixed berry tea with some lemon aftertaste. I am going to try ten scoops to get a stronger flavour without oversteeping. It's very refreshing and light, with no tea taste. It's got caffeine and looks a little bit like pee. But overall I'd give it a solid B. I would definitely buy it again, especially if I can get it on sale like I did yesterday.

Ingredients:
Apple: fertility, love, beauty (Source)
Blackberry leaves: female fertility (Source)
Blueberry: Protection (Source)
Green Mate: When I searched for this, I found yerba mate so I think they're very similar. Love, lust, fidelity. (Source)
Raspberry: Protection, love (Source)
Strawberry: Love, luck (Source)
Red Currant: I couldn't find anything, except for herbalism properties as opposed to mystical. Given the other ingredients of this tea, I can't imagine it's something outrageously different.

Given these ingredients, it's definitely a romance tea and could be used as a love potion.

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