Cool Off with Refreshing Vacation Mode Summer Iced Tea You Can Make

Jan 17, 2016, under Articles, Culture, Drinks, Library, Tea is Fun, Tea Lifestyle, Tea Recipes

Be able to reach for thirst-quenching and cooling summer iced tea that will make you feel like you have escaped to a different country. Feel like you are feeling a beach breeze in this very […]

What You Need To Know About Chocolate Teas

Oct 23, 2015, under Articles, Library, News, Tea is Fun, Tea Lifestyle, You Asked Us

Last week, I had introduced chocolate teas to you. These Chocoholic teas: Choc Spice Chocolate Lapacho Cocoa Haven Daydream Samba Tahiti  are gems to any chocoholic and tea lover. I thought they deserve the spotlight. But […]

6 Chocolate Teas for Chocoholic Tea Lovers

Oct 18, 2015, under Articles, Is Tea Good For You, Library, News, Tea is Fun, Tea Lifestyle

Chocolate is a pleasurable indulgence that is actually existence among tea blends! This great way to enjoy authentic tea from loose leaf tea and real chocolate in the form of cacao nibs is one of […]

7 Healthier Homemade Iced Teas

Oct 11, 2015, under Articles, Drinks, Library, News, Tea is Fun, Tea Lifestyle, Tea Recipes, Tea Videos

Commercial iced tea may be easy to grab in the nearest convenience store but most of the time it is packed with sugar (even sometimes on a very bad level — check here to read […]

Hojicha: The Coffee Addicts’ First Step To Rehabilitation

Oct 09, 2015, under Articles, Culture, Is Tea Good For You, Library, News, Tea Lifestyle, Types

If you need your caffeine but have to quit coffee, try Hojicha (haw-gee-cha). I have met one too many coffee addicts who have suffered gastrointestinal problems due to overconsumption and abuse of coffee. You know […]

Best Tea to Drink in Autumn

Sep 20, 2015, under Ask Pat-the-Herbalist, Is Tea Good For You, Library, Tea Lifestyle

Autumn: spices, harvest, bright then subtle colors, cooler temperatures, transition. Drink warming teas which reflect the colors of the season, and help your body prepare for the darker winter months. Prepare for Winter Wellness with Tea Fall […]

The Truth About Detoxification

Sep 18, 2015, under Articles, Ask Pat-the-Herbalist, Is Tea Good For You, Library, Tea Lifestyle

A wide array of herbs and other compounds are being touted as beneficial for detoxification and weight loss. While there are excellent herbal formulas which do support detoxification, most blends on the market are either ineffective, […]

15 Detox and Cleansing Herbs from Around the Globe

Sep 14, 2015, under Articles, Ask Pat-the-Herbalist, Is Tea Good For You, Library, Tea Lifestyle, You Asked Us

Herbs have been used to support the body’s innate detoxifying abilities for thousands of years. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular detoxifying herbs and see what they can offer you.   […]

Summer: Cool Off With Tea

Sep 04, 2015, under Articles, Ask Pat-the-Herbalist, Library, Tea Lifestyle

Steamy summer is lively, and free. It’s beach time, vacation time, and playtime! The best teas for summer are exotic, tropical, and cooling.  Floral and fruity blends, chilling mints, and flavored green and black teas. Keep it […]

Teas That Best Compliment the Freshness Of Spring

Aug 28, 2015, under Articles, Ask Pat-the-Herbalist, Library, News, Tea Lifestyle

In the springtime, we all look forward to new life and beginnings. The days grow longer and we feel the heaviness of winter lifting. The teas which we choose to drink can help us to compliment,  lighten […]

The Reasons Why I Drink Tea Brewed From Loose Leaves and Tea Infusers

Aug 21, 2015, under Articles, Library, News, Tea Lifestyle

I wanted to share that I have been a tea drinker for the longest time and I brew my own tea. I love my loose leaf tea from Australia.  This is because I do not […]

Best Teas That Embrace You During Winter

Aug 19, 2015, under Articles, Library, News, Tea Lifestyle

While bright, white snow may blanket the ground in some parts of the world during winter, the season is primarily a dark and mysterious time of short days and long nights. Warming teas which nourish the soul […]

Best Teas To Drink Per Season

Aug 05, 2015, under Articles, Ask Pat-the-Herbalist, Library, News, Tea Lifestyle

It is best to change the tea you drink as our bodies change per season. Traditional Chinese Medicine experts and Ayurvedic doctors have recognized for thousands of years the importance of taking the seasons into account when […]

Great Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Feb 21, 2015, under Ask Pat-the-Herbalist, Is Tea Good For You

Many know green tea is healthy for you. It is loved for many reasons besides its “clean” taste. Green tea generally contains much less caffeine than a cup of coffee or black tea. However, green tea […]

What is Oolong (wu-long)

Dec 14, 2014, under Articles, Types

The short answer: Wu-long / oolong / wu long is all the same thing. It is the name of a tea category. Drink by itself (not with milk). Large full leaf. Some celebrities swear by […]

Why Buy Tea Online

Apr 30, 2014, under Tea Lifestyle, You Asked Us

In the above video: Buying Tea Online… Well, there are definitely a lot more tea shops around now. Ten years of being in the tea industry, we see a lot more popping out and that’s […]

How to Store Tea

Dec 11, 2013, under You Asked Us

In the above video: What is the best way to store tea? Well I have read quite a lot of different materials and I think there is definitely that academic approach. There are people who […]

Water and Tea Brewing Tips

Nov 17, 2013, under Articles, News

We spend a lot of time getting the right tea leaves and pondering which teapot to get, but do you think much about how to brew the tea in front of you, before you put […]

Herb Teas for Busy Moms

Nov 13, 2013, under Ask Pat-the-Herbalist

If you are a busy mom, having a cup of herb tea is a great way to relax. I remember when my children were small. I was working as a nurse, going to school, and […]

Pyramid Tea Bags – Why I am not buying them

Nov 12, 2013, under Types, You Asked Us

Every week, I get enquiries relating to triangular / pyramid tea bags – yes they are so so convenient, and cheap. I know many people can’t live with teabags (any shape) for their everyday tea drinking. As a […]