Herbal tea is healthy. We all know that. But how? And what, exactly, is herbal tea? People think of different things when they hear that word and even just the word 'tea' on its own. Some picture a sweet, milky cup of black tea; others a sweet, minty cup; others a pure green tea; and others still an herbal mixture. In reality, only drinks made from the Camellia … [Read more...] about Health Benefits of Some Common Herbal Teas
In the past, good quality loose leaf white tea was difficult to find. Luckily, we now have the internet and its hundreds of tea shops. Most of them have white tea for sale. Unfortunately, much of it is low quality, but there are some wonderful exceptions. Below, I give you recommendations for the best values I've found, along with the highest quality white teas and the … [Read more...] about Where to Buy White Tea Online
You haven't tried tea until you've had loose leaf tea. While some gourmet tea bags do contain quality tea leaves, even those are not as good as low quality loose leaves. And most tea bags are filled with whatever is left over after the best leaves have been sorted out for loose teas. In the past, quality tea leaves were not easy to come by in the west, but thanks to … [Read more...] about Where to Buy Loose Leaf Tea Online
Green tea with ginseng makes a lot of sense. But it's a pairing I hadn't heard of before. Surprising, since it turns out it's pretty common. And why not? Both green tea and ginseng have similar purported health benefits and no serious side effects, so pairing the two seems like a great idea. Yet, like me, many are unaware of this combination. Everyone knows that … [Read more...] about Green Tea With Ginseng: Double the Health Benefits?
Loose leaf green tea is far better than tea bags. But you want to make sure you get high quality leaves. Buying green tea online makes the most sense for those of us who don't live near a quality tea shop. But given the huge number of vendors online, it isn't always easy to find a good one. How do you know which ones are good (not that many) and which ones are bad (a … [Read more...] about Where to Buy Green Tea Leaves Online
Tea and coffee are two of the most popular drinks in the world. Both are drunk socially, for their pick me up effect, and for hydration (more about hydration later). Coffee was long thought of as an unhealthy habit and only in recent years have scientists uncovered many benefits of drinking coffee. Nevertheless, coffee is not as healthy as tea, and over-consumption can lead … [Read more...] about Switching from Coffee to Tea (Benefits And How To Make It Easy)
Want to drink more tea, but hate waiting for water to boil? I can't tell you how many cups I've skipped because I was too impatient to wait for the water (it's sad, I know...). Then I got a water boiler and warmer. The Zojirushi CV-DCC40XT gives you hot water at the push of a button. With its variable temperature settings, you get water at the exact temperature you … [Read more...] about Zojirushi CV-DCC40XT Hybrid Water Boiler and Warmer Review
Tea sets are wonderful, but how do you know which one is best? When it comes to tea, most people have their own preference for the type of tea service set they want. Since China and Japan have a long history of consuming this delicate drink, some of the most delicate and authentic ones come from the Far East. Europe too has its share of excellent tea services which … [Read more...] about Best Tea Sets To Buy Online In 2019 (Reviews And Comparison)
Green tea is healthy. I’m assuming you already know that. Japanese people drink green tea by the gallons and they are among the healthiest people in the world. With one of the longest lifespans. Some people drink green tea to improve concentration, some do it for its cancer-fighting properties and some simply drink it for the taste. Whatever the case, green tea is gaining … [Read more...] about Should You Give Green Tea to Your Kids?
The skin is our largest organ. And we expose our skin to all sorts of elements—from soaking up rays in summer to frosty winters settled by the fireplace. Our skin sees both dry, cold, conditions and times of a little too much sun. Skin sweats, peels and cracks, and we bomb it with makeup masks, lotions and potions. It is fair to say that our skin gets an absolute … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Own Green Tea Water Bomb Mask