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International Tea Day Special | Debunking tea myth: Tea has the same caffeine levels as coffee

International Tea Day Special | Debunking tea myth: Tea has the same caffeine levels as coffee

On the occasion of International Tea Day on May 21, let’s uncover one of the most common misconceptions about tea: that it’s caffeine free. If you weren’t aware that tea contains caffeine, then this blog is just what the barista recommends. Secret Ingredient in All Teas It’s not like we need a special day to talk about our love for tea and all things chai related. As tea connoisseurs, our day, our partnerships, conversations, and mission all revolve around tea and numerous benefits. But on the occasion of International Tea Day, which is celebrated around the world on May 21, we...

Mother’s Day: Gift your mom 5 memorable voyages with our travel-inspired teas

Mother’s Day: Gift your mom 5 memorable voyages with our travel-inspired teas

Our Mother’s Day tea collection features 6 travel-inspired teas and a limited edition gift box that will transport the most special women in our lives to mystical and unique travel destinations across India. Mother's Day Memories Mother's Day always takes us back to our childhood, to some of our earliest memories with our moms. And food has been such an integral part of these moments! We loved tasting chocolates and juices, threw a fit before gulping down garam doodh, and felt like a grown up when we got to sip our first cup of chai. Through all this masti, our mothers have been our...

5 common tea myths busted: The truth about weight loss teas, caffeine levels, and hot teas in summers

5 common tea myths busted: The truth about weight loss teas, caffeine levels, and hot teas in summers

It might be the second most consumed beverage in the world, but tea continues to be associated with several myths and strange practices that end up being exaggerations rather than based on facts. Tea is Second Only to Water Like all beverages that come with a host of health and wellness benefits (think vitamin water, packaged fruit juices, energy drinks), tea is no different. It’s the global beverage of choice and ranked second only to water: annual tea consumption now stands at 6.3 billion kilograms and it’s projected to grow to 7.5 billion kg by 2025 (source: Statista). That’s a...

10 teas that are perfect for your workout routines: guide to drinking tea before, during and after your exercise

10 teas that are perfect for your workout routines: guide to drinking tea before, during and after your exercise

If you are looking for a beverage that is close to zero calorie, is vegan and completely natural, and filled with vital herbs, fruits, flowers, and essential nutrients, then tea is the perfect workout buddy you have been waiting for. Take a look at our 10 tea recommendations that will help you zip through different workout routines and also help you relax after. Tea is an All-Rounder We have always been championing teas as a superfood, or should we say super beverage! Tea contains many incredible ingredients, ancient herbs, and goes through unique oxidation and fermentation processes to come out as...

8 reasons why we love green tea (reason #1: it’s close to zero calories) + 5 green tea recommendations for summer!

8 reasons why we love green tea (reason #1: it’s close to zero calories) + 5 green tea recommendations for summer!

On the occasion of World Health Day on April 7, we look at the benefits of drinking green tea. It’s not just good for your health and overall wellness, green tea comes in some truly delicious flavours and taste profiles. Read our monster guide on the benefits of green tea.  The Secret Sauce Behind Green Tea For starters, green tea and black tea, basically all types of tea (except herbal) are sourced from the same plant - the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis bush. The level of oxidation of the leaves determines the type of tea. Green tea is...