Tag: tea

You may be wondering - gunpowder tea, really? Well, gunpowder tea is a strain of Chinese green tea which literally translates as “pearl tea” in English. It ...

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The natural flavour of peppermint (or ‘mentha piperita’ in its Latin form) is a combination of spearmint and watermint, and is one of Earth’s oldest herbs, ...

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Oolong (in Chinese: 烏龍) tea originally came from the Chinese name (烏龍茶) which means "black dragon tea" and is a traditional Chinese tea (from the Camellia ...

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Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citriodora or Lippia citriodora) is a tropical perennial plant from the Verbenaceae family originating from South America (Chile and ...

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Nowadays we know everything about green, white, black and red tea but what about blue tea? No, it's not a tea simply mixed with some “E” food colouring! Blue ...

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Rooibos tea, (pronounced "ROY-boss") has gained global popularity in recent years. You’ve likely seen it on your local grocery store’s shelves marked as Red ...

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“In search of excellence with a twist of fate” is how the founders of Green Tea Artisan describe their journey in locating premium teas from various regions ...

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Eating healthily at home is relatively easy, right? However, hectic schedules mean it’s commonplace to grab something from the nearest coffee shop for ...

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Another of the major league medicinal mushrooms, reishi or 'Ganoderma lucidum', is native to several regions across Asia, such as Korea, China and Japan and ...

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Matcha tea is certainly among the new wave chiefs when it comes to hot drinks with some folks drifting away from coffee to get their caffeine kick by ...

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Native to the ecoregion known as The Amazon Basin, Guarana (pron: g'wara-naa) is a climbing plant which produces a reddish brown fruit. The seeds from this ...

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Water is doubtless the most important fluid with 60% of your body being composed of it. Water enables vital chemical reactions, digestion, getting nutrients ...

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Grown in China and produced for over 700 years, jasmine tea is one of the more popular herbal teas on the market. Since being introduced to the Western world ...

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Though there is no precise place of origin, with common names such as ‘Chinese’, ‘Korean’, and ‘Indian date’, it is fair to assume that the ‘ziziphus jujuba’ ...

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The sociable South American tradition of passing around a gourd of Yerba (‘herb’ in Spanish) mate leaves soaked in warm water has now developed into a health ...

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