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black tea

Black Tea 

In Chinese languages black tea is known as crimson tea referring to its dark colour. It is a variety of tea that is more oxidized than the oolong, green, and white varieties. It is made from leaves of Camellia sinensis. Black tea is usually stronger in flavour and contains more caffeine than the less oxidized teas. While research is still in its early stage, scientist have found that black tea has been linked to the improvement in cardiovascular health, lowered blood sugar levels, cancer prevention and many other health benefits.

chai tea

Chai Tea

Chai tea is rather a funny contradiction, as "chai" itself means tea in Hindi. It is sometimes called masala chai. Conventionally, this spicy milk tea takes a long time to brew from freshly ground ingredients boiled over flames. Spices, milk, black tea, and sugar make up the key ingredients. Research has documented that these spices including cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and pepper have significant health benefits and so too does the black tea base.

chamomile tea

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile is a herb that comes from a flowering plant from the daisy family. This has been used to create teas for many years. Used as a tea, chamomile is known to relax smooth muscle tissue, cure a number of health problems and support beauty benefits. The active ingredient in chamomile essential oil is bisabolol, and it has a number of anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties.

chinese tea

Chinese Tea

The practice of tea drinking has had a lengthy past in China, having originated from there. The Chinese drink tea during the day such as apart of meals, for good health or for simple pleasure. There are numerous variations all of which have their own health benefits. Among the most popular of the Chinese teas classes are green tea, white tea, oolong tea, jasmine tea and black tea; under these classes are thousands of Chinese teas.

 chrysanthemum tea

Chrysanthemum Tea

Chrysanthemum tea is a flower-based tea  which is most popular in East Asia. It is brewed from the tisane, that is dried or fresh flowers and foliage of either white or yellow variety of chrysanthemum. The resulting drink is transparent and ranges from pale to bright yellow in colour, with a floral aroma. There are a lot of other chrysanthemum tea health benefits which prove to be very helpful in treating certain ailments so it has a number of health benefits and a number of nutritional factors.

english tea

English Tea

English tea as the name suggests is a type of tea that well known in the UK and is popular all over the world. However these blends that are well known had originated elsewhere but became known as English tea nevertheless. It is mostly popular in the UK as being a part of breakfast or a social gathering of any form. Research has shown that there are five types of tea that are considered English tea; oolong, green, white, and black tea made from the Camellia sinesis plant and herbal tea; each of these teas carries a significant health benefit.

gourment tea 

Gourmet Tea

While gourmet tea is usually high in cost, people cannot help but to simply enjoy them. Gourmet tea blends vary but they are absolutely delicious. A Gourmet tea gift basket is always a great gift for tea lovers for any occasion not only because it is attractive and carries great utility but it will also satisfy the taste buds of those who love it most. There are a few things to consider when selecting such a gift ranging from seller to delivery to the recipient.

green tea

Green Tea

Studies have documented that green tea carries more health benefits than any other tea known around the world. This Chinese beverage carries many health benefits even higher than black tea, these ranges from reduced risk of cancer, heart attack and stroke as well as a cure for infections. Find out just how are these health risks treated with a few cups of green tea.

herbal tea 

Herbal Tea

Herbal tea is unlike the ordinary tea; while most teas are made from the leaves of a tea bush herbal tea is made from dried flowers, fruits or herbs. It not only contains great antioxidant properties it also contains significant benefits to our physical well-being. Herbal teas are consumed particularly for the stimulant, relaxant and sedative properties which are great for well-being.

hibiscus tea 

Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus tea is a form of herbal tea made from the petals of the hibiscus flower. It is a beverage that is consumed cold or hot. The name of this tea will vary from region to region but all in all it is a drink enjoyed around the world with a deep red colour, its preparation is usually simple and overall health benefits are vast. 

iced tea benefits 

Iced Tea 

Commonly referred to “ice tea”, iced tea is usually as the named suggests an iced beverage. This drink gets its flavour from tea leaves although some iced teas would be a product of herbs; fruit flavours would be added such as cherry, lemon, lime, peach or raspberry. Iced tea varies from region to region across the world but essentially preparation is the same.

jasmine tea benefits 

Jasmine Tea

Jasmine tea is among the most popular scented teas in China. The base of this traditional drink is green or white tea and Jasmine leaves are added. In the Chinese culture it is tradition to serve jasmine tea when welcoming a guest. In addition to a delicious fragrance, jasmine tea carries five health benefits; it is a powerful antioxidant, promotes weight loss and relaxation, reduces cholesterol and the risk of cancer.

mint tea benefits 

Mint Tea

Mint tea is meant for everyone to enjoy. It is a tea made with fresh mint leaves and its liquid base may include water or green tea. Studies conducted on mint shows that it carries many benefits not only health benefits but other significant factors including relief for babies, relief from digestion even during pregnancy. Let’s take a look in greater detail at these benefits.

oolong tea benefits 

Oolong Tea 

The Oolong tea is among the most popular classes of tea in China, it is sometimes referred to as Wu-long tea where wu refers to black and long refers to dragon. There are many different varieties of oolong tea and while they carry a great aroma they also carry another element that may be surprising to most. Oolong tea has been known to carry an anti-obesity property, but is this all it has been advertised up to be? Read on and find out.

organic tea benefits 

Organic Tea

Organic tea derives from organic varieties that are grown without the use of fertilizers or chemical pesticides. The soil is usually augmented with natural fertilizer and a layer of insulation holds the moisture while producing more nutrients as it breaks down.  Organic tea leaves or bags are usually more expensive than non-organic; but how do you know that you are getting organic tea? Keep reading to find out more about how to spot organic as well as its benefits. 

rooibos tea benefits 

Rooibos Tea

Rooibos tea is another type of herbal tea with a distinctive red colour and very sweet and slightly nutty taste. This type of tea comes from the Aspalathus linearis plant grown in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Let’s take a look at the production, use and nutrition and health benefits of the rooibos tea.

white tea benefits 

White Tea

White is a popular Chinese tea that is a lightly oxidized tea developed and collected almost exclusively in China particularly the Fujian province. It comes from the buds of a young Camellia sinensis plant. Although from the same family white tea differs from green tea and black particularly due to its fermentation period. Read on to find out more about this variation and of the significant health benefit.

wu long tea benefits 

Wu Long Tea

If you like green tea or black then you are in for a treat with the Wu Long Tea (otherwise called Oolong ) as this is a semi-oxidized tea, lodging in between the green and black teas. It combines the best qualities of green and black where it is as clear and fragrant as green tea but as strong in flavour as black. Studies have shown that this type of tea carries health benefits that promote weightloss. Read about the health benefits and the variations of wu-long tea. 

yogi tea benefits 

Yogi Tea

Yogi tea is a type of product created and manufactured by Yogi. It carries a variety of over 50 organic tea blends ranging from green and black tea to herbal teas. These teas carry numerous flavours and come in different variations and they all promote health and wellness. Read on to find out more about the yogi tea products and where you can find these products.