Dating back to Ancient Egypt and Ancient China, herbal tea has been used for hundreds of years for its health benefits and great taste. Naturally caffeine free, along with its combination with various herbs and spices, the benefits and great taste of herbal tea are still enjoyed around the world today. Historic Herbal Remedy When […]
Tea is full of antioxidants, which are disease-fighting compounds thathelp protect the body from disease. Green tea and black tea contain 10times the antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables.Recent studies have shown that the antioxidants found in black andgreen tea are beneficial to our health, and many researches have shownthat tea modifies the metabolism process […]
The origination of green tea began in China tracing all the way back to 2737 B.C. The discovery occurred by accident when the Chinese Emperor Shennong mistakenly drank water that had a tea leaf boiled in it. Emperor Shennong found the flavor incredibly refreshing and thus, a new beverage was created. Around 800 A.D., during the […]
The most important steps involved in green tea manufacturing are as follows: Step 1: Plucking It is done by picking the tender apical shoots along with the adjacent leaves with use of the thumb and forefinger to ensure the quality and taste of tea. In some bigger gardens mechanized plucking is performed, which results in […]
The traditional manufacturing method produces a long wiry whole leaf tea, where most of the processes are done by hand including rolling and twisting. Full leaf tea tends to be lighter and with less body compared to CTC manufactured teas. Great care is taken throughout the process with a lot of human interaction. The tea master […]
All tea comes from the “Camellia Sinensis” plant, however, geography, climate, soil conditions, altitude and how the tea is processed are all factors that contribute to the flavor profile and characteristics of tea. The level of oxidation of the harvested tea leaves will generalize tea into three basic categories – green tea, Oolong tea or […]
While red and green tea differ, they typically offer similar benefits. Both red tea and green tea are packed with powerful antioxidants that help to keep you in good form for a long period of time. The antioxidants present in red tea and green tea help to lower the risk of heart disease, cancer and […]
It contains antioxidants, which help to lower cholesterol levels. It reduces damage to the skin, teeth, bones and cells. Green tea also lowers the risk of cancer, boosts brain and artery function, relieves stress and has anti-aging effects.
It contains strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Helps to reduce high blood pressure and eases insomnia. Boosts blood circulation and the immune system as well as relieves stress, headaches, cramps and abdominal pain. It is good for the skin and bone health. Moreover, it helps to fight the symptoms of diabetes, especially Type II diabetes.
Most tea varieties are derived from the Camellia Sinensis plant. However, some drinks, like red tea, are not derived from this plant. Red tea or Rooibos come from the so-called Red Bush plant native to South Africa. Red tea and green tea are two of the most popular varieties thanks to their many health benefits. […]
Types of Green Tea: Green tea is derived from Camellia Sinensis leaves and does not undergo any oxidation process. It manages to retain maximum antioxidants and polyphenols that are responsible for boosting immunity and protecting us against cough and flu. Green tea has also been linked to promoting healthy heart by checking the LDL or bad […]
Herbal tea can be made from fresh or dried flowers, leaves, seeds or even roots to offer a variety of flavor. All types of herbal tea are naturally caffeine-free, making them the perfect choice for the evening or post-dinner From soothing pain to calming nerves, fighting infection to aiding weight loss, nature’s herbs provide a […]
Since caffeine in green tea occurs naturally, the amount depends largely on the variety of tea plant, its growing conditions and the way it is processed and brewed. The average amount of caffeine in an 8-oz (230-ml) serving of green tea is around 30 to 50 mg. The amount of caffeine in your drink can […]
Long ago, green tea was used in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine to control bleeding and heal wounds, aid digestion, improve heart and mental health, and regulate body temperature. Listed below are the possible health benefits associated with green tea. It is important to note that more evidence is required before these possible health benefit […]
When tea leaves are picked, they are classified by size, type and appearance to determine the destiny of the tea, whether black, green or in-between, caffeinated or decaffeinated. There are two ways to make black tea, the ‘orthodox’ method and the ‘CTC’ method.In the orthodox method, the tea leaves go through four stages:Withering: This first […]
The history of tea dates back to ancient China, almost 5,000 years ago. It was initially used as medicine in ancient China, where people chewed on fresh leaves for their refreshing and invigorating effect before, they learned to brew it in water to make a drink out of it. The Chinese started to brew the […]