Tea leaves with strainer

7 myths about tea you should forget

For many of you tea is a new experience. Maybe you decided to add it to your diet because you keep hearing about its promising health benefits, or because you are trying to cut down coffee or because you are curious to taste the different varieties and flavors that occasionally become popular. Whatever the reason … Read More

Ginseng root

Fight stress with ginseng tea

Are you dealing with a stressful situation? Who doesn’t in today’s busy world? All of us have bad days, often get overworked and overtired. Having stress is not the most pleasant thing; On the contrary it is overwhelming, exhausting and a very unhealthy situation too. But you don’t have to feel like that and you … Read More

Ancient tea set

History of tea in the world

For most of us tea is such a common drink  and so well integrated into our routines that we never give much -if any at all- though into where it comes from and what its history is. Well, our beloved beverage counts a little over 4.000 years of age, although it only got introduced to … Read More

Countries that drink the most tea

Map – countries that drink the most tea

Turkey is the real king of Tea – China not so much We would all assume that China, the country where tea originated, would be the place where people consume the most tea in the world. And that is partially true since 1.6 billion pounds of tea per year are consumed in there, making it … Read More

Coffee vs Tea

Coffee or Tea – why is tea healthier?

So you wake up in the morning and you’re craving a freshly-brewed cup of  steaming coffee and if you don’t get it your day might even not go the right way… But have you ever thought that your morning cup of coffee might not be such a healthy choice? Both coffee and tea are the … Read More

Herbal tea in cup

Introduction to herbal tea – 5 kinds that you should try today

In previous posts we  talked about the main types of tea which come  from the tea bush camellia sinensis which originates from China and the Middle East. Today I am going to briefly introduce you to herbal teas and some of the varieties that are commonly consumed  around the world. Herbal tea or tisane is an infusion beverage made from anything else other than … Read More