White Tea – Healthy & Delicious!

Unfermented white tea is packed with the same types of antioxidants as green tea, but in higher quantity. Therefore its health properties are even greater.  Both white and green teas come from the plant camellia sinensis. However, white tea leaves are harvested earlier than green tea leaves and go through the least amount of processing out of all teas. As … Continue reading

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Lavender & Its Amazing Health Properties

Lavender (lavandula angustifolia or lavandula officinalis) is a well known shrub often used in beauty products due to its recognisably sweet aroma. It originates in the Mediterranean but is now grown and cultivated globally, in particular in Australia, southern Europe and the US. Despite mainly being used as shampoo, soap or cloth sachets, lavender is also drunk as a tea. … Continue reading

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A Matcha Made In Heaven – the magical green stuff we just can’t keep our hands off!

Before we talk about the many magical qualities of matcha, first we’ve got to address a few issues; what even is it, and where did it come from? Here’s the answer: Matcha has been a fundamental component in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies for around 1000 years. It is a Japanese premium green tea which is panfired, steamed or baked to prevent … Continue reading

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Post-Exercise, Health & Gynostemma

Gynostemma pentaphyllum or jiagulan as it is also known, is a native tea from China, Korea, Vietnam or Japan. It is a tea which comes from a vine originating in the cucumber family. Traditionally it is often used as herbal medicine or consumed as hot tea. Gynostemma is famously known for it’s amazing health benefits (including anti-ageing), and consequently is … Continue reading

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The Miracle Herb: Why Sage is More than just a Seasoning

With one particular tea featuring highly in our sales this month, we thought you might like to know exactly what one of its key ingredients – simple Sage – is doing to benefit your health. The positive effects of sage go to show that you don’t need fancy superfoods or expensive supplements to get the boost you need – sometimes … Continue reading

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Safflower and Hibiscus: The Love Leaf Teas you’re going crazy for

We’ve seen a huge spike in sales of two particular teas this summer: Pomegranate and Hibiscus Tea, and our Safflower Petals Drinking Herb. Sound curious? It certainly did to us, so we did a bit of research into why these particular ingredients are flying off the shelves – and the results were amazing! Safflower Petals There’s been a run on … Continue reading

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Love Leaf Loses Weight: The Best Teas for Healthy Slimming

With the weather showing very few signs of getting warmer and a long (and delicious) Easter weekend behind them, three of us Love Leaf ladies have gone on a health kick in preparation for summer. Of course, none of us were considering giving up the Great British drink: a good old cuppa! Whether you’re looking for a healthy drink to … Continue reading

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