Tea: How is Green Tea Different from Other Teas?

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For years, green tea was consumed almost exclusively in Asia. For centuries, green tea has been used by Chinese herbalists to treat many health maladies from menstrual difficulties to headaches. In China and Japan, most people drink green tea all day long. However, here in the Western world it has gained popularity only in the […]

A Steaming Cup of Tea on a Perfect Fall Day

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Today was a perfect fall day. The weather was moderate and cool and the sun was shining all day. It was a good day to be alive and appreciate all the good things that happen in one’s life. Fall to me is the best season of the year, not too hot and not too cold […]

How Are Flavored Teas Different From Other Teas

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Some of the world’s most popular and most widely consumed teas are flavored teas. Adding flavors to tea is centuries old and is a wonderful way to add a new dimension to a favorite variety of tea. With the many combinations of tea varieties and flavorings, nearly any taste is possible. Flavored teas have become […]

The Truth About Tea

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Some facts are fundamentally universal: when it is cold and damp outside, the human body craves something warm. Now, whether that warmness be in the form of steaming soup, hot tea or fresh-brewed coffee is up to the chilly consumer. But while the United States has become a seemingly Starbucks-infested coffee culture, a growing number […]