Elderberry tea has many healthy benefits. It's only natural to wonder if the positive side effects include weight loss and curbing your appetite. If you are looking to eat less or to lose weight in a short time, elderberry tea may not be your best option. Although, elderberry tea will not curb your appetite, you may experience effects that can lead to weight loss from drinking elderberry tea. … [Read more...]
Brewing tea - You don’t have to use hi-tech brewers There are a lot of hi-tech machines on the market to brew tea. These products make brewing a cup of tea like grabbing fast food - convenient but maybe not the best. Hi-tech is not all bad especially if you need tea in a hurry. But, since brewing and drinking delicious tea has been around for thousands of years, it’s only right … [Read more...]
Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect cup of tea?
At first, you might think the perfect cup of tea is just a matter of adding some tea to hot water.
I used to make tea by plunking a tea bag into a cup and pouring boiling water over it. I would wait for a few minutes and use a spoon to dip out the dripping bag.
Once I had the tea bag on the … [Read more...]
Raspberry tea (Rubus idaeus) has been a go-to health tea for centuries.
Growing wild or cultivated, raspberry bushes offered travelers a delicious fruit, and medicine women, doctors, and housewives an herb that makes a tasty tea with specific health benefits.
Native to Asia Minor and North America, raspberries were culturally accepted by Romans, Native … [Read more...]
A Guide to Understanding Tea Terroir
You typically think that the aroma and flavor of tea comes from the type of tea you drink be it green, black, oolong, and so on.
You typically think that the aroma and flavor comes from the curing method be it orthodox or curing, tearing, crushing (CTC).
You typically think that the aroma and … [Read more...]