A Guide to Everything Tea
Tea has been around for over 5,000 years. Whether you drink tea for its health benefits or for its soothing warmth, you owe it to yourself to learn about tea. Understanding tea can help you find, choose, and brew the best cup of tea for your needs.
Learning about tea helps you to know how to brew tea that tastes as good as you can find at a teahouse. From the soil in which tea is grown to the temperature of the water used to make a cup of tea, many factors affect the taste, quality and health benefits of tea.
Making a great cup of tea is much like cooking a gourmet meal. You’ll never achieve a quality result unless you start with knowledge and a few simple guidelines.
Begin your journey into the world of tea by clicking through the articles below. Whether you are new to tea or a long-time connoisseur, you’ll find something new to learn about tea.
Note: Many more articles will be added to this site. Please bookmark this page and check back regularly to learn more about tea.
Articles to Learn about Tea
- History of Tea: From Discovery to Modern Day – Read the story of how tea was first discovered and how it has evolved over the years into the beverage drank around the world today.
- Types of Tea – Find out exactly what makes green, black, white, and herbal teas different. Why would you want to drink one over the other?
- Loose Tea vs. Tea Bags – Does it really matter whether you use loose tea or tea bags when you make tea? Is there a difference in the quality of the tea?
- How to Make Loose Tea – Learn how to make loose tea at home easily.
- 20 Tea Gifts Under $30 for Tea Lovers – A wide variety of gifts that are easy on the budget makes it easy to find the perfect gift for the tea lover in your life
- 7 Reasons to Drink Black Tea – Find out the health benefits of black tea and other reasons why you should be drinking it
- 51 Tea Facts Every Tea Lover Should Know – A wide range of tea facts, trivia and tips
- Tea Quotes and Sayings for Every Occasion – Need the perfect quote for a tea party invitation, to inspire a friend, or just something to warm your soul?
- Tea Brewing Mistakes Revealed – Don’t make these mistakes when you brew tea!
- How Tea Accessories Add to Your Gourmet Tea Experience – Take your enjoyment of tea to new levels
- Carbohydrates in Tea, Calories and More Good News – Get the great news about tea’s carb and calorie counts
- Interesting Facts about Afternoon Tea – Learn the history behind afternoon tea, get tea menus and more
- Organic Fair Trade Tea – Discover what organic fair trade tea is, how it benefits the growers and environment, and where to find it
- How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea – Get insider tips on how to make the perfect cup of tea – green or black
Articles to Learn about the Health Benefits of Tea
- Health Benefits of Herbal Teas – Which herbal teas help your allergies? your immune system? with weight loss? Find out all this and more…
- Chamomile Tea Benefits – What can chamomile tea do for you? How can it help your skin? What are its side effects? Is it safe during pregnancy? Where can you buy chamomile tea?
- Rooibos Tea Health Benefits – The many Rooibos tea health benefits are causing it to quickly become a favorite drink of people around the world. Find out how this tea may benefit you.
- Side Effects of Tea – We hear a lot about the health benefits of tea, but research is revealing potential risks too. Here are some side effects of tea to watch out for.
- Nettle Tea Health Benefits & Side Effects – Learn the many potential health benefits of nettle tea, ranging from allergies and asthma to depression.
- Ginger Tea Benefits – Ginger tea has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Find out how it can benefit your health.
- Turmeric Tea Benefits – The benefits of turmeric tea are so extensive some people might call it a cure-all.
- Peppermint Tea Benefits & Side Effects – Find out why peppermint is considered a cure-all in Britain.
- Cinnamon Tea Benefits & Side Effects – A fragrant, tasty way to combat inflammation, fight yeast and viruses, and support weight loss
- Raspberry Tea Health Benefits & Recipe – A delicious tea that helps cramps, pregnancy, cold sores, and so much more.
- Yaupon Tea Benefits & Recipes – The only caffeinated tea plant native to North America
Tea Questions and Answers
- “How long can I keep tea in the fridge?” Curious to know how long you can keep tea in the fridge? Find out…
- What is Tea Flush? – What does tea flush tell you about the taste, quality and cost of your tea? Find out…
- What is Tea Terroir? – Learn how tea terroir affects the smell and taste of your tea
- Should You or Shouldn’t You Squeeze Your Tea Bag? – Find out what happens when you squeeze your tea bag and how it affects your tea and your health!