7 Glorious Benefits Of Ginger

Ginger, less commonly known as Zingiber officinale, is a spice you’ve most likely encountered in the kitchen cupboard (it’s a staple addition to a good curry). But besides its culinary uses, ginger has also been used for many years as a top-notch folk medicine.   This fragrant, powerful, spicy spice is one to keep on hand at all times for its … Continue reading

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Reasons To Drink Rhubarb Tea

Rhubarb. The pinkish-red plant that is in fact a fruit and not a vegetable. Most commonly baked into pies and crumbles. But you read the title correctly. Reasons to drink, not eat. Because rhubarb, don’t you know, makes a fine cup of tea. Not only in the taste department, but also in the wow-this-is-incredibly-healthy department too. Yes, it still makes a … Continue reading

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5 Energy-Boosting Teas For A Fantastic Coffee Alternative

There are two types of people in the world. Tea lovers and coffee lovers. Yes, OK, some people like both, but even they usually have a favourite. Now if you’re here, reading this, chances are you’re a tea person. And one of the biggest challenges us tea people face is: where are all the coffee alternatives? Coffee is consumed the world … Continue reading

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The Stress-Reducing, Sleep-Inducing, Skin-Improving, Hair-Caring Wonder of Chamomile

A cup of chamomile before bed is the ultimate nighttime ritual. Check the ingredients of any off-the-shelf sleep tea blend, and you’re likely to find chamomile somewhere in there. That’s because chamomile is widely regarded as being one of the most effective herbal teas for sleep aid and stress reduction. But don’t just take our word for it, read on … Continue reading

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Rooibos: The South African Super-Tea That You Need To Be Drinking

Say hello to rooibos, the South African tea that’s about as healthy as a yoga-going avocado. Fresh from the slopes of the Cape of Good Hope, this tea boasts some amazing benefits, and it’s fast becoming a formidable rival to its green and black counterparts. Though it may be the new-kid-on-the-block as far as super-teas go, rooibos (also known as red bush) … Continue reading

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Four Splendid Health Benefits Of Goji Berry Tea

The goji berry, otherwise known as the wolfberry, is an all-sorts-of-wonderful member of the nightshade family. Loaded with goodness, this reddish-orange Asian fruit (commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine) offers a serious powerhouse of a health-boost to those who consume it. So without further ado, here are five health benefits of the goji berry. Prevents diabetes According to a study, … Continue reading

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Reasons to Drink Chai Tea: It’s Made of Superheroes

How many times do we hear the word “chai” in an average day? Hang around the counter of any coffee shop long enough and you’ll catch wind of orders like “Chai Latte”, “Chai Frappucino”, and the ample mouthful “Decaf Soy Vanilla Chai Latte”. From sales-folk to hairdressers, it seems like everyone’s crazy for chai. And with its unique taste and … Continue reading

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Why You Should be Drinking Peppermint Tea

Let’s begin by stating the obvious: peppermint tea is supremely tasty. We all know this. But here’s the thing, it’s also supremely healthy. Known, sown, and grown throughout the world, peppermint is something of an old, legendary celebrity in the plant world. So why should you be drinking it? Read on to find out. . . Peppermint is a fever fighter … Continue reading

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Turmeric: The Magical Healing Tea of Super Healing

Golden turmeric: the rich yellow herb of the mystical Far East. It’s no exaggeration to say that here in the West things have recently taken a turn for the turmeric, with this Asian gold dust selling like, well, gold dust, and being used for a seemingly infinite number of things. Cook with it, drink it as a broth, wear it … Continue reading

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Three Marvellous Health Benefits of Lavender Tea

We’re all familiar with the wonderful purple-stalked lavender plant. With its pleasing aroma and colourful charm, it’s a mainstay in any serious gardener’s landscape. But it also makes for a tremendously tasty tea. And what’s more, it’s got some serious health benefits to back it up. This one’s certainly a contender for year-round residency in your tea cupboard! So here … Continue reading

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