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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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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Skincare Question: Which Teas are good for my skin?

Skincare Question: Which Teas are good for my skin?

We often get asked whether drinking tea has benefits for your skin - yes it does! Now the next question is, which ones? 1/ Chamomile Tea: Chamomile teas has relaxing properties and it makes it a great tea for irritated skin. It also promotes relaxation and sleep which is really important when you want your skin to rejuvenate! 2/ Jasmine Tea: It smells awesome and it actually has antiviral and antibacterial properties to keep you healthy! The tea itself also helps prevent signs of aging and reduces oil production and balances your hormones 3/ Green Tea: The amount of amino...

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