Review of Tesco’s Lemon & Ginger Infusion Tea

I am lady who loves her cups of tea. Sometimes I can be a little naughty and find myself having a bit too much caffeine. Despite this I am still on my mission to reduce my caffeine intake continues and I am always on the look out for a new caffeine free tea to try. I tend to find lemon and ginger a nice comforting tea so when I popped into Tesco’s recently I decided to grab a box of their lemon & ginger tea to try.

I fell for vibrant orange colour of the packaging of this tea. Its swirl patterns are the same to that found on Tesco’s other fruit and herbal teas. The tea is clearly marketed as being caffeine free. I personally liked that there was no fancy description about the tea, just its flavour and that it is caffeine free.

Onto the ingredients list. Ginger (38%), dried apple, rosehip, flavourings, lemon peel (3%) and lemon grass (2%). I am always personally put off by generic flavourings and would like to know exactly what this means. There are no allergens highlighted in the ingredients list and no may contain warnings.

On opening the cardboard box foil packaging is revealed, great for keeping the teabags fresh. I was immediately hit by the aroma coming from the foil packaging once opened. There was a very strong aroma of ginger and lemon. This remained the same on my close up sniff test and was even very noticeable on sniffing an individual teabag. I was suitably impressed as with many teabags I have tried this has simply not been the case. I placed my teabag into my teacup and added my freshly boiled water as instructed. What immediately struck me was the immediate ginger aroma coming from the tea. I infused the tea with the hot water as instructed for 3 minutes. On removing the teabag there was a distinct aroma of ginger with subtle undertones of lemon noted. This slightly intensified on my close up sniff test. On sipping the tea I was initially hit with the ginger element proceeded by the faint subtle undertones of lemon. I found this tea to be comforting and soothing on my stomach and refreshing at the same time. I have personally not been suitably impressed with other Tesco’s teas that I have tried but this I have to admit surprised me.

So would I recommend this lemon & ginger tea, yes I would. I liked everything about this tea from its aroma through to its flavour. It hit the spot nicely and provided a soothing sensation to my stomach. So thank you Tesco’s for producing a lovely lemon and ginger tea.


  1. May 9, 2017 / 6:30 pm

    I love lemon and ginger tea also by Yogi?

    • May 9, 2017 / 7:38 pm

      Oh I’ve not tried this yet. I love their tea so I need to try it.

  2. Amy
    May 11, 2017 / 1:24 am

    This would be wonderful for tummy upset!

    • May 11, 2017 / 5:05 pm

      Hi, that’s a shame. can you recommend any ginger teas to try? Thanks.

  3. Teaisawishyourheartmakes
    May 11, 2017 / 4:16 pm

    I’ve never tried this but I’m sure I would love it as I’m a huge fan of Lemon in tea! I highly suggest Lemon cheesecake by leaves of the world I think you would love it ?

    • May 11, 2017 / 5:06 pm

      Oh that sounds like and interesting tea, can you get it online? Thanks

      • Teaisawishyourheartmakes
        May 11, 2017 / 5:07 pm

        You can get it online! T2 ship worldwide ?

        • Teaisawishyourheartmakes
          May 11, 2017 / 5:08 pm

          Sorry leaves of the world have an online shop I thought this comment was on my T2 post

          • May 11, 2017 / 5:10 pm

            No problem. I will be getting the earl grey anyway ?.

          • Teaisawishyourheartmakes
            May 11, 2017 / 5:12 pm

            But yes leaves of the world have an online store and the company is run by the kindest of people! They also do a blend called pumpkins Go bananas which is super tasty ?

        • May 11, 2017 / 5:10 pm

          Oh thanks I shall take a look next time I visit Bluewater.

  4. Sophie
    May 11, 2017 / 4:40 pm

    This sounds lovely! Especially if you’re not feeling good, a great pick me up!

    • May 11, 2017 / 5:06 pm

      Hi, yes it would be a great pick me up tea.

  5. May 11, 2017 / 4:43 pm

    I really like the sound of this tea and great that it’s caffeine free! I’m really into ginger teas at the moment so I’ll definitely be picking this up next time I’m in Tesco!
    PaleGirlRambling xo

    • May 11, 2017 / 5:07 pm

      Hi, I hope you can find it to try. It makes for a great afternoon tea.

  6. clairelouiisexo
    May 11, 2017 / 4:45 pm

    I’m so glad that you enjoyed this tea, it’s by far my most favourite ever!
    Claire xo

    • May 11, 2017 / 5:07 pm

      Oh that’s interesting. Is there any other teas that you recommend? Thanks

      • clairelouiisexo
        May 12, 2017 / 11:07 am

        I love green tea with peach as well! x

        • May 14, 2017 / 9:23 am

          Oh that sounds nice which one do you recommend?

          • clairelouiisexo
            May 14, 2017 / 9:49 am

            Birchall is yummy x

  7. prettylittledreamerx
    May 11, 2017 / 4:56 pm

    Ooh sounds lovely , I’m not a big tea lover but I’ll have to try it out xx

    • May 11, 2017 / 5:08 pm

      Hi, please do and its not expensive and I think you will like this tea.

  8. May 11, 2017 / 5:01 pm

    I want a skirt in the same print that’s used on this package! Ginger and lemon is such a perfect combination, isn’t it?


    • May 11, 2017 / 5:09 pm

      Hi, it sure is. I would love to see that skirt if you could find it.

  9. allaboutaoife
    May 11, 2017 / 5:23 pm

    This sounds lovely, definitely thinking of trying it! Aoife x

    • May 14, 2017 / 9:25 am

      Hi, I hope you enjoy it ?.

  10. May 26, 2017 / 9:47 pm

    I think I’ve had this tea before. It was a bit too strong for me, but I know what you mean about it being good for the smell / taste test in that respect! Thanks so much for linking up with #DreamTeam.

    • May 27, 2017 / 10:03 am

      What a shame that it was a bit to strong for you. There must be a more delicate version out there to try.

  11. scruffy9999
    November 3, 2018 / 11:50 pm

    Lemon and ginger is one of my favorite flavors. I agree on wanting to know what is in my food. I don’t like citric acid. I have food and tea reviews on my blog too. I haven’t figured out a way to section them off yet, or to segregate my posts that contain swearing. It’s all mixed together for now cause I’m new. That’s going to get better. I’m glad to have found people who love tea!

    • Pinkiebag
      December 2, 2018 / 8:33 pm

      Hi, yes it’s always get to discover fellow tea bloggers. Good luck with your blog.

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