Tea

Butterfly Pea Blue Tea. (Image: Trisha Haddock)

Magical Blue Tea!

Introducing the magical Butterfly Pea Blue Tea. Put a scoop of this tea into a teapot or cup and when you pour in the hot water, it transforms into an electric blue color. It is sure to bring a smile…

Matcha green tea is high in anti-oxidants and other substances that can have a positive effect on health. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Miracle of Matcha Tea

Why do most Japanese monks live a long life? One of the secrets is that they drink matcha, a specially-made green tea with a history of hundreds of years. Matcha originated in the Sui Dynasty in China (A.D. 581-619) and…

In India, tea, locally known as chai, is everything! (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

In India, Chai Is Everything!

In India, tea, locally known as chai, is everything! There are multiple preparations; however, the most popular concoction is a thick sweet drink that is consumed at regular intervals every day no matter the time or occasion. About 79 percentof non-alcoholic…

Oolong tea is not merely tasty, but its flavonoids also mobilize one's inner energy. (Image:  rumpleteaser via  flickr  /  CC BY 2.0 )

10 Don’ts When Drinking Tea

Regarded for thousands of years in the East as a key to good health, happiness, and wisdom, tea has also caught the attention of researchers in the West, who are discovering the many health benefits of different types of teas.

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Taste Makinohara Tea, the Finest Tea in Japan

The town of Makinohara is recognized as Japan’s greatest area for tea cultivation.  The abundance of tea plantations that border the highways and fill the region, making it possible to…

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Magical Blue Tea!

Introducing the magical Butterfly Pea Blue Tea. Put a scoop of this tea into a teapot or cup and when you pour in the hot water, it transforms into an…

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The Miracle of Matcha Tea

Why do most Japanese monks live a long life? One of the secrets is that they drink matcha, a specially-made green tea with a history of hundreds of years. Matcha…

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In India, Chai Is Everything!

In India, tea, locally known as chai, is everything! There are multiple preparations; however, the most popular concoction is a thick sweet drink that is consumed at regular intervals every…

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From Chinese Antiquity, Tea Has a Long History

As one of the most popular drinks in the world, tea has celebrated a triumphant procession into almost every household. The tea plant’s rich history began in China, where the…

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More Benefits of Drinking Tea

Yes, tea is good for you, but how so? These facts shared on Chinese social media show just some of the awesomeness you can derive from drinking tea.

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Tips on Drinking Tea for the Elderly

Many retired people enjoy sipping tea while reading a newspaper, yet few are aware of both the benefits and drawbacks to drinking tea. Few can argue against the health benefits…

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Which Chinese Tea Is Best for You?

There are many types of Chinese tea, each with unique tastes and health-enhancing properties. Here are some benefits and practical uses of five common teas made from the Camellia sinensis…

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10 Don’ts When Drinking Tea

Regarded for thousands of years in the East as a key to good health, happiness, and wisdom, tea has also caught the attention of researchers in the West, who are…

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Tea Art Improves One’s Character

Ancient Chinese ceremony changes people’s lives With enrolments in etiquette schools booming around the world, an alternative method for teaching etiquette is growing in Taiwan. Students there learn etiquette via…

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4 Plants That Are Great for Your Body

Certain factors — such as genes, exercise, diet, and a person’s environment — all have an impact on your personal health. There are certain plants, even if they are not ingested, that…