The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to shop for gifts galore. Tea products and accessories are a healthy, useful gift to bestow on a friend, family member, or co-worker this year. From Hanukah and Kwanzaa to Christmas and Festivus, there will be many opportunities to show someone you care. Do so with one of the following tea gifts:

1) Teas From Around The World Set – $55

Give the gift of global flavor with this set of ten, single-estate teas from around the world. Each tube has enough tea leaves for 6-8 cups of tea and comes with a booklet that gives you information about each tea and tips for optimal brewing.

2) Tea Bag Pocket Mug – $34                    This hand-made mug ingeniously includes a built-in place to deposit your tea bag. This single mug is a great gift for your tea-loving holiday hostess, your child’s patient teacher, or your green tea-obsessed co-worker.

3) 1 Gallon Kombucha-Making Kit – $28.99

Kombucha is all the rage, and now you can make it in your home with this handy crafting kit. Everything in the kit comes from a farm in Central Florida that is 100% organic.  Kombucha’s star ingredient—SCOBY aka “Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast”—comes freshly harvested and sealed in a food grade vacuum seal pouch. The kit also comes with an e-book that will walk you through the home brewing process and answer any questions.

4) 8 Nights of Tea – $20

The perfect gift for Hanukah? Eight nights of tea. This set from David’s Tea includes eight tins of kosher tea that each make about 2 cups of tea. Follow up lighting the menorah with sipping a cuppa alongside your better half. Flavors include: Carrot Cupcake, Cinnamon Rooibos Chai, Peppermint Amour, and Super Ginger.

5) Tea Cocktails: A Mixologist’s Guide to Legendary Tea-Infused Cocktails – $14.25

Searching for the perfect gift for a friend who loves tea and cocktails? Give them this cookbook by Abigail R. Gehring, which includes 75 recipes for unique tea-spiked cocktails. Recipes your giftee can look forward to include: Rooibos Berry Daiquiri, Spiked Lemonade with Thyme, Dark and Stormy with Ginger Tea, Lemongrass Mojito, Chai White Russian, Peppermint Cosmo, Jasmine Green Tea Julep, Yerba Mate Smoky Martini, and a Riesling Jasmine Hot Toddy. Bottom’s up!

6) Kinto Carat Glass Teapot – $52

This simple, elegant teapot is a great gift for the modern, minimalist person on your gift list. The teapot is made from high-quality borosilicate glass, and its double-walled lid is made from stainless steel and plastic. The teapot includes a stainless steel tea strainer and holds 28.74 ounces. To boot, it’s dishwasher and microwave-safe.

7) Tea Bath Truffle Set – $20

Give the gift of relaxation this holiday with this set of tea-infused bath truffles from Ulta. The set includes 9 bath bombs that fizz and foam when submerged in water. Scents include: White Tea & Berries, Lemongrass & Green Tea, and Black Tea & Sandalwood (as well as other non-tea based formulas.)

8) Tea Leaf Reading Kit – $23

 

This gift gives your recipient not only tea to drink, but a fun experience to go along with it as well. This kit comes with loose leaf black tea, a mug, and a symbol dictionary for your giftee to learn how to interpret tea leaves and the history of this ancient practice.

Happy Holidays!