Paper Tea Bags vs Microplastics in Silk Tea Bags
Tea bags are one of the easiest and most efficient ways to steep a delicious & aromatic cup of tea. Utilizing tea bags has its advantages over loose-leaf teas, including being more cost efficient & less messy.
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Preparing the Perfect Tea
Brewing the perfect cup of tea may seem like a simple and straightforward task. However, there are many mistakes that can be made in the process of preparing a delicious & fragrant brew, some of which you may be unaware of. From temperature to steeping times, every aspect of tea preparation has specific methods backed by science. These tips will help you to craft the perfect tea, allowing you to take full advantage of the flavor and benefits that herbal blends have to offer.
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Solomon’s Seal Rhizome
Although Solomon’s seal is a lesser-known herb in modern North America, it has a long history of use in Asia, North America, and in Europe. Fragrant Soloman’s seal rhizome is known as yù zhú, meaning Jade Bamboo in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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Luo Bu Ma -Apocynum Leaf
Apocynum leaf is one of the lesser-known herbs originating in Asia, especially in North America. Its use has been limited to folk remedies and as a healthy tea drink for many years but now is becoming a popular ingredient in herbal formulas. Scientists in the West and across Asia are also looking at the possible health benefits of apcoynum venetum leaf.
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Rhodiola: The Golden Root
When plants grow in tough conditions, such as in areas of high altitude or rocky cliff sides, they must adapt in order to survive. One such plant from the cold Northern Hemisphere evolved to be so full of chemical compounds beneficial for human health, that it survived for thousands of years and spread across the world.
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History of Panax Ginseng
It’s thought that humans used panax ginseng for other 60,000 years, starting in the Paleolithic era.
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The Benefits of Chrysanthemum Tea- The Golden Lotus
Have you ever gotten tea at a Chinese restaurant? Chances are that it was chrysanthemum tea.
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Another ancient herb has made its way into the modern consciousness of the health and wellness world in North America in the past decade.
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Hawthorn Berry Benefits
Although Hawthorn is a widely used folk ingredient, it’s only now beginning to gain popularity in North America has an herbal remedy. Hawthorn berries are loaded with nutrition and even scientists have been interested in better understanding their benefits.
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Turmeric Root: The Ancient Health Support Herb
For the past several years, turmeric has been one of the trendiest natural health products. The truth is that turmeric is much more than just a passing fad and its use goes back more than 4,000 years, starting in Asia. This beautiful and powerfully nutritious plant not only has deep cultural significance, but modern science has revealed the reasons for its health benefits.
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