A Guide to Yaupon Tea Benefits & Recipes Most people think of tea as only the drink from Asia coming from the Camellia sinensis plant. Familiar with tea only as black or green, they're missing out on the huge varieties of teas drank around the world. Some are naturally caffeine free, like South America's yerba mate, which has its own flavor profile and brewing … [Read more...]
Tea quotes can warm your soul, inspire you, or remind you of your most cherished tea memories. These quotes about tea can be used in so many ways - heartfelt additions to tea party invitations or as a special collection to give to a tea lover. If you have a favorite place to drink tea in your home, stenciling these tea sayings on a wall would be a touching momento. Read through this … [Read more...]
Enjoy the health benefits of herbal teas! Teas are an easy, natural, and inexpensive way to enjoy the health benefits of herbs. Drinking herbal tea allows the health benefits of herbs to enter your bloodstream more quickly than capsules and tinctures. They are the secret tool against everything from hayfever to weight loss. Whether drank hot or iced, herbal teas allow you … [Read more...]
Afternoon tea goes beyond a comforting cup of tea to help you get through the day. Let these afternoon tea facts show you how it began, what you can expect, and how you can plan your own tea menu.
How Did Afternoon Tea Begin?Afternoon tea is a well-known and loved English tradition.
It was started in the 1800s by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford. At the time, … [Read more...]
What happens when you squeeze your tea bag? When a wet tea bag is squeezed, the resulting liquid is loaded with tannic acid, which is a type of polyphenol known as gallic acid. Polyphenols are good micronutrients present in many fruits, vegetables, and plants. Because tea, especially black tea, has a lot of tannic acid, it contains a lot of gallic acid and therefore, many … [Read more...]