Tea Tales — healthy
Top 6 Refreshing Iced Teas to Brew Today!
The sun is out and it’s scorching hot! All we tea-lovers will agree that it’s never too hot for some garma garam milk tea. But the summers are a nice time to experiment with the delightfully diverse flavors and variations of iced-tea. What better way to keep cool than sipping on some delicious, refreshing iced-tea! If you’re still not convinced, read on to find why this rejuvenating beverage is the perfect go-to summertime drink. Tea, because of its nature, is always a good choice of drink. It's low in calories, it hydrates you, has no fat or preservatives, and is...
Amazing Rooibos Tea Benefits You Didn’t Know
The history of Rooibos tea, pronounced ‘roy-bos’ and also known as Red-bush is a rich and expansive one. It’s rooted in and with the Khoisan people, a group of indigenous Bushmen, over three centuries ago! The Khoisan harvested the Aspalathus Linearis plant and used its leaves as herbal remedies to treat a wide variety of ailments. The drink made by the Bushmen was also widely popular because of its delightful taste. As the population of the tribes began to dwindle, so did the knowledge of the tree but a certain botanist who goes by the name- Carl Humberg rediscovered the...
How COVID changed the way we drink tea
The pandemic brought forward a huge shift in the way tea is consumed all around the world and in India. Read to know more.
10 unusual ingredients that elevate your tea from regular to exquisite
Growing up in India, most of us grew up drinking chai- a robust black tea steeped with flavours of spices. The entry of several niche artisanal tea companies ( including Karma Kettle) between 2015-2020 introduced Indians to a whole new world of teas. Indians were educated, informed, well travelled and realized that tea isn’t just “chai” or “black tea” or “green tea” it is a veritable smorgasbord of whole tea leaves, blends, botanicals, fruits, spices and ingredients that is nothing less than exotic. Today, we cannot imagine a day spent without savouring any of our specially-blended artisanal teas. Green...
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...
3 tea-based summer skincare rituals that can be whipped up in 5 minutes
Who says that the only way to get dewy fresh skin is by drinking green tea! Our iced tea fruit blends will sort out your summer CTS (cleanse-tone-scrub) routine in under 5 minutes. The importance of fresh fruits in our diet is known to us. From oranges to watermelons, each of them comes with several unique benefits as they are packed with essential nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to keep us healthy. While tea is a delightful refresher for our senses, it has benefits for the skin as well. The combination of tea and fruits can do wonders for the skin....