Tea Tales — Green Tea

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...

The Big O: What’s so special about organic teas and 5 must-try organic teas for summer

The Big O: What’s so special about organic teas and 5 must-try organic teas for summer

Organic teas are cultivated using zero chemicals or pesticides, giving you a tea experience that is super refreshing and great for the planet as well.   It’s highly likely that since you clicked on a link that says ‘organic,’ you may already be an organic foods enthusiast who buys organic vegetables and fruits from your friendly neighborhood organic store. Even if you aren’t an organic-convert yet, chances are you may be aware of the benefits of organic produce. At its most basic, organic produce is cultivated without the use of any chemicals or harmful pesticides, giving you fruits, vegetables, daily...

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Skin Benefits of Green Tea

Skin Benefits of Green Tea

Japanese monks who visited China to study Zen Buddhism in the 7th century CE learned of green tea’s great healing properties. In addition to lowering blood pressure and reducing cholesterol, green tea is full of antioxidants, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, zinc, phosphorous, and copper.

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Top 5 DIY Tea Fragrances for Your Beautiful Home

Top 5 DIY Tea Fragrances for Your Beautiful Home

Fragrances are a great idea for your personal space as it adds freshness to the atmosphere. It has always had a calming and positive effect on one’s mood, degree of stress reduction, quality of sleep and their confidence level. By identifying the fragrances that uplift your senses, you may be able to enhance your health and well-being.