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The gift that keeps on brew-ing: 22 tea gifts for the mother figure in your life

You simply can't go wrong with these gift ideas.
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Tea gifts | Tea accessories | How we chose

No, you don’t have to be a proper Brit to enjoy a nice cup of tea every day. As a tea lover myself, I down close to six cups of it a day, whether it be my morning dandelion tea, midmorning Irish breakfast tea, spearmint tea with lunch or sleep-inducing tea before bed. I simply cannot get enough of it.

The beauty of tea is that there are so many flavors and combinations, making gifting truly endless, especially to celebrate our mother figures this upcoming Mother's Day. Below, we’ve rounded up the best options to bring some extra warmth to the tea lover in your lifeplus, some editor-recommended picks that we're gifting the women we adore.

Best gifts for tea lovers

Adagio Zodiac Tea

Adagio offers teas aligned purposefully with zodiac signs, making this feel more like a personalized gift.

Chamberlain Coffee Matcha Green Tea Powder

Gift one tin of this matcha green tea powder that makes about 30 cups, or gift multiple cans for endless matcha! According to reviewers, this is “great quality matcha and the taste is amazing!”

DavidsTea Warm Wishes Rustic Mug & Tea Sachet Gift Set

This set provides them with everything they need to create the most festive cup of tea, including the cup itself! The set includes two types of teas — Cream of Earl Grey and Cinnamon Rooibos Chai.

Vahdam Chai Tea Private Reserve Trio

This three-tea set includes popular Vandam chai teas, mixing gorgeous spices and black tea. The eclectic flavors include Ginger Masala Chai, Maharani Oolong Masala Chai and Sweet Cinnamon Masala Chai.

The Republic of Tea Night Time Chamomile Tea Gift

"Whenever I was restless before bed or was filling unwell as a kid, my grandma would always make me a fresh cup of Chamomile tea," says editorial assistant Madison San Miguel. "So now whenever I drink it, I think of her! This Mother's Day, I'd love to give back by gifting her her own set to enjoy, which this one contains to big tins full of the tea."

Tea Forte Classic Herbal Tea Gift Set

Know a tea lover who also needs a little bit of relaxation? Consider gifting these herbal pyramid tea sachets from Tea Forte, which includes five caffeine-free blends like chamomile citron, harvest apple spice and ginger lemongrass.

Heart-Shaped Tea Bags

Dress up any cup of tea with these adorable heart-shaped tea bags. This cute set includes five English Breakfast teas, five Earl Grey teas and five white berry teas — all of which contain caffeine to help you get through the work day.

Bubble Tea Kit

The boba tea craze has blown up in the past few years, so gift your closest bubble tea fanatic this at-home kit to make their own. This DIY set includes two different teas — classic black and rooibos chai — tapioca pearls and two reusable stainless straws so users can enjoy bubble tea in the comfort of their own home.

ILOLA Tea Tasting Set With Tea Infuser

"My mom has only stuck to two herbs when it comes to tea — green and chamomile — but hasn't explored outside of that," says San Miguel. "For Mother's Day, I want to gift her this sampler set, which comes with a variety of 30 teas for her to taste." Plus, the set comes with an ILOLA tea diffuser, so they'll have everything they need to make a fresh brew.

Best tea accessory gifts

Lil Heart Teaspoon Set

Swirl honey or milk into your tea with these heart-shaped spoons. These handmade spoons ensure each cup is made with love.

Fred and Friends Slow Brew Sloth Tea Infuser

I mean...would you look at him? I’m not sure if there is a cuter tea infuser out there, to be honest.

Savannah Bee Company Honey Straws

Aren’t these honey straws just the sweetest thing? Gift this set to the tea lover who needs a little extra sugar in their cup (and their life).

Corkcicle Travel Mug

On the train, on the plane, in the car or while commuting to work, gift them with this Corkcicle travel mug so they can take their tea to-go. Available in six colors, the brand says this mug keeps liquids hot for up to three hours, meaning they can sip their morning tea well into the work day.

Bambusi Natural Bamboo Tea Storage Box

I don’t know about you, but my multiple boxes and sachets of tea are currently shoved into a kitchen cabinet and aren’t particularly pleasant to look at. If anyone would like to gift me this lovely bamboo tea storage box to keep things a bit more organized, I would be eternally grateful (as would any tea lover!).

“Infused: Adventures in Tea,” by Henrietta Lovell

For the true tea enthusiast, this book will be the perfect addition to their coffee table.

Zens Travel Tea Set

For the busy tea lover on-the-go, this cute little travel tea set is a super-smart solution. Just fill the top half with hot water and your favorite loose-leaf tea, let it steep, then press the little button to release the water, where it will strain the tea through a super-fine mesh strainer and release into the removable tea cup on the bottom half.

Glass Infuser Pitcher

Meal prep, but make it tea. For quick and easy access to their favorite beverage, gift them with this pitcher that they can store in the fridge and have on hand.

MyBevi 32 Oz Outlander Tumbler

If 16 ounces just isn't enough for them, this 32-ounce tumbler is sure to keep them fueled for the entire day. It comes in nine different colors and you can even give it a personalized touch by monogramming their initials.

Associate editor Kamari Stewart has this very tumbler in the pictured pink and uses it almost every day. "I use the same two tumblers every day — one for water and one for other various drinks that I tend to call my 'fun drink cup.' This is that cup!" she raves. "It keeps my coffee and tea hot and my various cold drinks cold for hours."

The Republic of Tea Bridgerton Muse Tea, Teapot and Mug Gift Set

Stewart's mom isn't the biggest tea drinker, she is a fan of regency era-inspired television shows. "I might buy this for her just for the teapot and mug because she’d love those alone!," she remarks. And we think her mother — and a certain infamous writer (IYKYK) — would approve of this particular gift set.

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2

There’s nothing more frustrating than pouring a cup of tea, letting the tea bag steep and then realizing too late that your cup is now cold. This won’t be the case with the Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2 — this incredibly sleek-looking mug can keep your desired drinking temperature up to 1.5 hours, or set it on the charger for all-day tea-heating.

Fellow Rebrew Stagg EKG Electric Kettle

"My mom redesigned her kitchen a couple of years ago and wanted a few fresh accessories, so my brother and I gifted her this kettle," says partnerships editorial assistant Erica Marrison. "She loves that it looks chic on the countertop, but also that it heats up fast and you can control the temperature of the water. Plus, the slow pour encourages you to really stop and savor your favorite hot drink."

The Carlyle Gallery Tea Set

Gift the mother figure in your life a tea set she'll want to put on display. The china tea set is inspired by "the late Italian designer Renzo Mongiardino’s hand-painted wallpaper" that currently, and continues to be, decorated across the walls of The Carlyle hotel in New York City.

How we chose

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