What Is Tea Cupping And Why Is It Important?


Tea cupping is a process of tasting and evaluating the quality of loose leaf tea. Tea cupping is a process that includes a number of steps and is a vitally important method because tea quality varies widely. Tea cupping is a combination of art and science that is used by tea lovers throughout the world to maintain tea quality and tea drinking satisfaction.

 

The Health Benefits of Iced Tea


June 10 marks National Iced Tea Day. A chilled cup of this refreshing beverage can also provide your body with a variety of health benefits and minerals and vitamins.

 

3 Reasons To Enjoy Green Tea


After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world and there are good reasons for this popularity. One of the most popular forms of tea is green tea and there are a number of reasons why so many people enjoy this beverage.

 

Yixing Chinese Teapot: The Original Teapot Revealed


The art of drinking and serving tea, which many calls as “Chinese tea ceremony” plays a very vital role in China. In fact, the ritual of preparing tea has held a special place in the hearts and minds of the Chinese. Although the ceremony emphasizes the tea, the overall style of tea drinking is still of great importance. Chinese teapots and tea cups are highly needed and each piece plays a role distinct from the other.

 

Liquorice Tea Can Up Your Risk Of Developing Hypertension


Liquorice is a traditionally used medicinal herb used to treat liver diseases and other health conditions. However, this herb can up your risk of developing hypertension, finds a recent study. Here, we tell you about the possible side effects of liquorice.

 

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer


Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.

 

Rooibos booms in Japan


Rooibos is becoming a big deal in Japan – one of the largest tea-drinking nations in the world – with exports of our indigenous tea hitting record highs in 2018.

 

13 Surprising Health Benefits Of Matcha Tea


The health and fitness world is continuously getting attention due to recent discoveries in both food and exercises that provide benefits to a lot of people. Health advocates are successful in promoting a healthy lifestyle to others by introducing foods that provide massive benefits to an individual compared to its density, which they call superfoods.

 

Did You Know There Is Ink In Your Tea?


Like any plant, the tea plant is composed of hundreds of different compounds. Some of the most interesting ones fall into the category of polyphenols, so called because of their molecular structure. These compounds, specifically a sub-category called “tannins” are responsible for the dark color you sometimes get in tea and they also account for the possible health benefits of tea.

 

How tea has empowered women through the ages


Drinking tea has played a central role in the lives of women across the globe for centuries… It’s hard to imagine a world without tea, but like much of written history, the tale of women’s roles and how instrumental they were in shaping tea commerce as we know it today, has not been well told.