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Tea Garden & Herbal Emporium

Mind, Body and Tea

Note: This store is closed.

Teas from the Tea Garden & Herbal Emporium in Los Angeles

The Tea Garden & Herbal Emporium in Los Angeles strives to offer the most superior Chinese tonic herbs and teas to help guide patrons towards integrating mind, body and spirit. The result is a company, under the direction of “Dr. Tea” Ukra and his wife Julie, that treats tea as sacrosanct, from their storefront in West Hollywood that has a Zen garden and trained herbalists on hand for personal consultations to the smart and sturdy, decorative Chinese tins they use to ship their delicate leaves across the country.

Whether you want to familiarize yourself with their fine offerings or are simply looking for a conscientious gift for a friend, try their signature tins of Jasmine Pearl tea or the French Lemon Ginger infusion. Want something exotic and decadent? Tea Garden & Herbal Emporium recently unveiled a rare 1952 Guang Yun Gon Bin tea from China—an ounce goes for $490, or you can enjoy a pot in the garden for $300. On the more practical side, check out the Oolong “Coffee Tea,” a brew that helps caffeine fiends wean themselves off the addictive (but oh so tasty) alkaloid.

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