Considering that all teas are made from the same plant, you can expect there to be many other variations that have long been similarly used in China. Traditionally, these alternatives are frequently found in blended infusions. Herbal teas are a caffeine free alternative to our other teas, and also offer various health benefits. Most flower teas are calming and soothing, while offering a palate of flavors. Teas with Chrysanthemum flowers are often consumed with large meals while Kuding simply offers a strangely appealing bittersweet alternative to normal tea leaves. Herbal teas differ from scented teas in that they do not contain any amount of actual tea leaves.