In tea culture, spiced teas have a long, long history. Ages ago, when tea was largely consumed for its medicinal properties, brewers would add in herbs and spices to aid in the healing process. The use of spices in teas carried on over the years and are still widely consumed today for both health and personal enjoyment. Spice-flavored or spiced teas are traditional teas that are flavored, enhanced or blended with spices. They can also be herbal teas that are primarily made up of spices as the base.
Spiced teas are some of today’s tea drinkers’ favorite teas, and many of them have made their way into popular culture (i.e. pumpkin spice). Spice-flavored teas include: