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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The Best Tea for Lowering Blood Pressure

The Best Tea for Lowering Blood Pressure

Everyone hears about the health benefits of drinking tea.  How about lowering blood pressure?  In a study published by “Endocrine Abstracts”, researchers tested participants and asked them to drink 4 cups of green tea daily while maintaining the same diet.  Over the course of the tests, it was found that the participants’’ blood pressure lowered by an average of 7.1/7.8 mmHg. As a conclusion, green tea is definitely beneficial to helping reduce blood pressure.  Green tea by far has one of the richest source of Polyphenols.  It is found that people who drink green tea on a regular basis are...

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