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Is Peppermint Tea Healthy?

Peppermint tea has always been regarded as a healthy tea to drink.  It has always been regarded as a drink that will help to settle a stomach, here we are going to explore a few theories that will help to unravel it’s mysteries.  Peppermint leaves contain essential oils such as menthol, menthone, and limonene, which are released when steeped in hot water. This is what gives peppermint tea its refreshing, cooling, minty flavour. In order to make peppermint tea, it is as simple as just infusing peppermint leaves in boiling water and enjoying the taste.  Fresh leaves, dried loose leaves, or teabags can all be used to make peppermint tea. Peppermint can be combined with various flavours in teabags, such...

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What is White Tea, Benefits & Taste

White tea is made from fresh, springtime tea leaves that are traditionally grown in China's Fujian province. The dried tea is distinguished by its withering tiny leaves and slightly fuzzy buds. When brewed, it has a light gold hue and a floral smell. The flavour of white tea can range from woody to sweet to floral with subtle, fruity overtones, depending on the variety. When correctly brewed, it is typically less bitter and aggressive than black tea. Almost all teas (black, green, white, and oolong) are derived from the same plant species: camellia sinensis, also known as the tea plant. These teas' diverse qualities are dictated by where the plant is cultivated, when the tea is gathered, and how it...

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Why Is Green Tea A Good Tea To Drink Every Day?

We will be discussing in this blog, why green tea is a good tea and why you should drink it daily. Normally a hot cup of coffee or breakfast/black tea is a common way for many people to start their day in the morning.  But did you know that a cup of green tea has a lot of health advantages that could help you in everyday life. At some point it would be a good idea to switch to green tea or add this tea gradually to your daily intake. If you are like many people who start their day in a bad mood green tea can help reduce stress and boost your mood.  Green tea can also improve and...

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History of the Tea Caddy

The tea caddy is a box or receptacle used to hold tea. But how well do you know it’s history? Continue reading to learn more about the tea caddy's history and evolution. What Is the Origin of the Caddy's Name? The term 'caddy' comes from the Chinese word 'catty,' which refers to a Chinese pound that weighs 600 grammes. This is also the unit of measurement used to sell tea. The English adopted the word and began to use caddy to refer to a tea container. The 17th century Tea was first brought to Europe and England from China in the 1600s. It was highly expensive at the time, and could only be consumed by the wealthiest members of society....

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8 Amazing Health Benefits of Rooibos Tea

  Redbush Tea is a healthy tea grown and produced South Africa.  Rooibos is the Afrikaans word for “Redbush”, which is now the accepted word for this amazing tea. So now we have that out of the way, you can call it whichever you prefer, Tea-Adora calls it Rooibos, so that is what I will be referring to in this blog. Rooibos is mostly grown in South Africa's Western Cape mountain province of Cederberg. Red rooibos and green rooibos are the two varieties of the tea. Because red rooibos tea has been oxidised, it has a flavour that is more akin to black tea and oolong tea whereas green rooibos tea is unoxidized and has a flavour profile comparable to...

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