We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “O’Clock, Proprietary, and Royal Teas” and “Barks, Tonics, Decoctions, Infusions, and Tisanes”. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like to read them as a sequence, or you can choose which you want to peruse below. Enjoy!

O’Clock, Proprietary, and Royal Teas

Breakfast teas are not the only ones designed for a certain hour of the day.  Indar, a French brand, describes itself intriguingly as…(Read more)

Barks, Tonics, Decoctions, Infusions, and Tisanes

Tea is the name for the plant Camellia sinensis and for the plucked and dried leaf it yields, and for the infusion made from that leaf and none other.  Since language cannot be legislated, “tea” has also been…(Read more)

Photo “Herb Tea” is copyright under Public Domain License to the photographer Champagne Suki and is being posted unaltered (source)