4 Reasons Why You Should Drink Rose Tea

Fragrant, light, delicate. . . and pink! Who knew dehydrated rose blossoms made for such scintillating and lovely tea? Well, lots of people actually. Rose tea has been around for thousands of years. Used in ancient Chinese medicine and modern teahouses alike, it’s a stalwart, enduring, and tasty brew. Not only that, but there’s a host of healthful benefits in … Continue reading

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4 Fruit And Herbal Teas For A Lighter Brew

Let’s face it. Tea is strong. Black tea, green tea, oolong, and chai. They’re all wonderful and delicious, of course, but they’re strong. And whilst this is a characteristic that many people love, sometimes the mood calls for something just a little lighter.  And what’s lighter than a fruit-infused tea? Answer: nothing. So let’s take a look at 4 light … Continue reading

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What Type Of Teapot Should You Buy?

Teapots are like houses, or cars, or cakes. They come in all shapes and sizes, and there are lots to choose from. And though, when it comes to teapots, we all have our own personal preferences, there are some important things to bear in mind. Style, durability, heat retention. These are all the specifications that vary from pot to pot. … Continue reading

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5 Oh-So-Wonderful Reasons To Drink Oolong Tea

Oolong is a very interesting little Chinese tea. It comes in a variety of fabulous tastes, from the sweet and fruity to the roasted and woody, each of which is very much dependant on the style of its production. It’s also a semi-fermented and semi-oxidised tea, which gives it a taste profile somewhere between black and green tea. Oolong makes for an … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Benefits of Black Tea

Black tea. The staple. The juggernaut. The go-to hot beverage of the masses. Like its oolong, green, and white counterparts, black tea is made from Camellia sinensis leaves, though it tends to be the strongest tasting of the family. And not only is it consumed the world over by builders, nanas, office workers, parents, and, well, everybody really, it’s also an … Continue reading

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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, … 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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