TEA STEEPING WATER TEMPERATURE GUIDE

TEA STEEPING WATER TEMPERATURE GUIDE

  We often find that when we ask people why they don’t like tea, many will response is usually “it’s bitter”. People who say this don’t realize is that it is probably their water temperature and steeping method that creates this bitterness.For Green, Oolong, Pu’erh and white teas, your water temperature should be under the boiling point for a perfect brew. By using boiling water, you will risk scalding the tea leaves which will cause your tea to taste bitter and astringent. If you heat the water at the perfect temperature for your tea, it will release the right levels...

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HOW TO STRIKE THE BALANCE

HOW TO STRIKE THE BALANCE

Hormonal imbalances are very common conditions today. These conditions are causing well-known symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high blood pressure, headaches and bloating. Unfortunately they can also increase the risk of more serious diseases, such as cancer and diabetes. Follow our master yoga @bjjyogini_char and find the right balance in your life!Apple, blueberries, spinach, avocados, wild salmons or flaxseeds have the reputation to help to fight against these imbalances but do you know that green tea can play this role as well? Try our Tipsy Green or Fairy's Lagoon  green teas to boost your metabolism! Indeed, green tea contains...

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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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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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