WHICH TEA IS GOOD FOR DIGESTION???

WHICH TEA IS GOOD FOR DIGESTION???

Tea has been well known to help treat digestive issues for thousands of years. But most of us probably don’t know which specific teas to drink, nor what it is specifically about tea that helps us with digestion. Like all teas, black tea comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant.  It is the processing method that makes it different from the other teas.  Black tea has several healthy compounds including thearubigins and theaflavins.  These two compounds help improve indigestion and also acts as antioxidants that protects against stomach ulcers. One study in mice with stomach ulcers found that 3 days of...

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TEA RECIPE - Masala Chai Latte

TEA RECIPE - Masala Chai Latte

As autumn approaches, I’m sure we are all slowly swapping over from our Iced Teas over to warming beverages.   One of the top favourites for the season is a Masala Chai Tea Latte.  We often purchase this beverage from large coffee and café chains, which can be loaded with tons of unwanted sugars and artificial flavourings.    For those looking for a healthier alternative, you can try making one at home yourself.  It’s actually super simple (not to mention a lot more economical as well!)   This recipe makes approximately 1 mug of Chai Latte, we also don’t add...

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LADIES! Don’t Waste your Tea Bags! Use them to Treat Your Dark circles! A Beau-TEA-ful Tip!

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LADIES! Don’t Waste your Tea Bags!  Use them to Treat Your Dark circles! A Beau-TEA-ful Tip!

Before tossing your tea bags into the compost, there Is just one more thing you can do to get the most out of your cup.  Following your third or fourth steep of your favourite L’ATELIERduThé tea bags, you can squeeze the tea bag so it will be damp and place them directly on your eyes.  This is a popular home remedy that will help improve your appearance by reducing dark circles, puffiness and redness. Some of the best teas for this include black, oolong and green teas as they contain caffeine.  The antioxidants in the tea also help reduce inflammation...

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How Tea Is Made

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How Tea Is Made

All teas, regardless if its white, green, oolong, black all come from the Camellia Sinensis plant. It is the processing methods that creates different kinds of teas.  In general, the more oxidized the tea is, the darker the colour would be, and also the higher the level of caffeine as well. White and green teas are the least oxidized and the colours of these two teas generally don’t change as much as they do when they were on the bush. Black teas go through a much more complex and lengthy processing.  For Pu-erh teas, the teas get oxidized and then...

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ARE TEA BAGS COMPOSTABLE??

ARE TEA BAGS COMPOSTABLE??

As we grow to be more environmentally conscious, one might wonder whether we are putting the right items inside our green bins or composts. Did you know that approximately 90% of teabags sold actually contain plastic? It is very important that we double check to see if our teabags contain any plastics.  Around 20 to 30 percent of the tea bag may be composted of polypropylene, which will not decompose.  These teabags typically are slippery to the touch and have a heat-sealed edge.  If this is the case, make sure you do cut the tea bag open first and only...

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