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The Social and Psychological Dimensions of Drinking Tea and Why You Should

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Social and Psychological Dimensions of Drinking Tea and Why You Should “Money may not be able to buy you happiness but drinking a tasty cup of tea can improve your mood drastically.” – Pure Chinese Tea   Chinese people and in other parts of the word have included tea drinking as part of their […]

History of the Chinese Tea

Reading Time: 3 minutes History of the Chinese Tea “When we rise in the morning, we ready our daily firewood, rice, cooking oil, salt, soy, vinegar, and TEA.” – Old Chinese Adage In the popular Chinese legend, a mythical divine farmer named Shennong (Emperor Shen Nung for other references) has the first taste of the tea. As he was […]

8 Reasons Why You Should Drink Chinese Tea

Reading Time: 5 minutes 8 Reasons Why You Should Drink Chinese Tea Chinese Tea is as old as China and its civilization. Since its discovery, it has been long used for many health benefits and competed with coffee as the best beverage on earth. Thus, it became a part of Chinese culture and tradition, and even crossed the line […]

Taking care of your heart. Chat with Heart Specialist.

Reading Time: 8 minutes One of the greatest benefits of tea is that it gives great cardio benefits to our hearts. Chinese tea, black tea, red tea, oolong, or green tea, all these teas contain a high level of antioxidant and helps with our heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people […]

Yixing Teapot User Guide – FAQs

Reading Time: 7 minutes How To Brew Good Chinese Tea with One Of The Greatest Teapots of All Time – Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot   There is a Chinese saying that states that “Water is the mother of tea, while the teapot is the father.” Simply put, this means that the teapot is just as important in making the […]

The Ultimate Guide to Drinking Tea – FAQs About Tea

Reading Time: 16 minutes FAQs about TEA The Art of Brewing and Drinking Tea is not a simple one and beginners might find themselves lost in all the various intricacies and details about this art. As such, I decided to prepare the Ultimate Guide to Drinking and Brewing Tea for Beginners, and plan to answer all of your most […]

The Best Tea For A Cold

The best tea for a cold

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sneezing, sore throat, headache and runny nose are the symptoms of the common cold, the common remedy for which is a dose of medicine. But there is more than one type of cold, and a specific TCM remedy for each. Taking the wrong cold medicine could make symptoms worse. Traditional Chinese Medicine theory specifies two […]

Is New Tea Or Aged Tea Better?

Reading Time: 3 minutes IS NEW TEA OR AGED TEA BETTER? Many people believe that tea that is newly produced tends to taste and look better as compared to aged tea. This is true for certain types of tea such as Green Tea and Oolong Tea, whereby it is better to buy tea manufactured in the same year. However, […]

Tea Keeps Your Skin Good

Reading Time: 5 minutes Tea Keeps Your Skin Good And Makes You Look Younger   Tea is beneficial both for your health and skin, as it contains nutrients that can regulate skin function and can promote skin vitality. The polyphenols contained in tea can also resist oxidation, aging, bacteria, and obesity. Caffeine found in tea can keep one refreshed, […]

How To Select High-Quality Chinese Tea

Reading Time: 4 minutes How To Select High-Quality Chinese Tea?   There are many types of Chinese tea which can broadly categorized under one of six categories : GREEN, YELLOW, WHITE, BLACK , DARK and OOLONG. Besides deciding on what type of tea to drink, based on one’s needs and tastes, one should also pay close attention to the […]

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