- January 1st, 2014
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is an exceptional component in a natural tool chest. As to its botanical lineage, there are about 25 different species of mint: Peppermint is actually a naturally occurring hybrid between water mint and spearmint.
- January 1st, 2014
WHAT IT IS: Elderflower is, as you might guess, a flower of the elder tree. The flower can be used in tea either fresh or dried.
WHAT IS IN IT: Essential fatty acids; calcium; vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, and C; phytochemicals.
- September 1st, 2013
Teas—specifically the herbal variety—are packed with minerals, vitamins, and medicinal substances that work directly with your body to help get rid of nasty viruses. Here are just a few herbs to add to your tea that will send your cold/flu virus in the other direction:
Chamomile: anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic
- July 1st, 2013
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For those of you out there who consider yourselves tea connoisseurs, these names might mean something to you. For the rest of us, these are varieties of green tea we should get to know—and the sooner the better.Healing secrets of a 5,000-year-old drinkBy Amy Vergin
- May 1st, 2013
Plants are antioxidant-generating machines. Commercially, the biggest return-generating plant extract is green tea. There are other plant-based antioxidants—bilberry, grape seed, ginkgo biloba—but green tea dominates at this stage. About 50 percent of products launched in 2012 bearing an antioxidant claim contained green tea, according to market analysts.
- February 1st, 2013
Black tea consumption has been mathematically linked to a low prevalence of type 2 diabetes, according to data collected in 50 countries all over the world. In recent years, a great deal of interest has focused on the health benefits of green tea, which is thought to have anti-inflammatory properties.
- September 1st, 2012
Each day, we are faced with millions of tiny choices. Some choices we make without even thinking, while some we deliberate upon too long. It may be that we think our personal choices affect only us; but, in reality, even solid, thought-out decisions can have a ripple effect, and reverberate to distant circles in far away places.Organic tea company makes every choice count.By Cara Lucas
- February 1st, 2012
A simple cup of tea provides numerous health benefits. From stress relief to immune support, tea has been valued as a beverage across the globe for millennia. Not much has changed in that regard, but the fairly new concept of corporate responsibility has given a new flavor to the tea we drink.Organic India goes the extra mile to create social change.by Brooke Holmgren
- January 1st, 2012
It’s no news that soda isn’t exactly the healthiest beverage you can choose.Burst that sugary bubble and explore some delicious, healthier alternatives.By Brooke Holmgren
- October 5th, 2011
A meta-analysis of several studies has concluded that green and oolong tea can help prevent diabetes and aid in managing type 1 and 2 diabetes.
People who drank more than four cups of green tea per day had a 20-percent lower risk of developing diabetes than people who did not drink four cups of tea.