Raiding local trees and throwing their leaves in boiling water cuts down on aphid infestations, but it won't make a good cup of tea. Enjoy leaf water made from ingestion-appropriate plants with this Groupon.
- $22 for five whole-leaf tea kits (a $44.50 value), which each include 60 grams of tea and 30 biodegradable tea filters
- See the available kits, which include teas such as Creme Caramel Rooibos tea and Earl Grey Blue Star tea.
The tea kits make drinking loose-leaf tea, which offers a superior taste and more health benefits than tea bags, easier than ever before. All you have to do is put a teaspoon of tea in the tea filter, put the filter into a mug, add boiling water, and steep. This process releases the tea's full flavor and anti-oxidants. When you're done, you just throw the tea filter into the compost. Even the packaging used in the tea kit itself is biodegradable.
Teaz Tea Boutique
At Teaz Tea Boutique, tea goes beyond the classic green and black varieties—the tea boutique also stocks rare flavors like dandelion tea, ginger tea, ambrosia tea, and Vanilla Oolong. Since 1999, the shop's whole leaf loose teas have highlighted tea's diversity, not only with their flavors, but also with their origins. Some hail from organic farms in Europe and the US; others are flown in from pesticide-free tea gardens. The tea's packaging always reflects the boutique's eco-friendly mission—it's 100% compostable, without metal staples, glues, or neon "TEA" signs on top.