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The History Of Tea

The History Of Tea

Did you know? 

Ancient China is the birthplace of tea almost 5000  years ago. The golden age of tea started during the Tang Dynasty.

It was the favourite drink of emperors. It was the subject of books and poetry and a medium for artists.

At one point China  held a virtual monopoly on the world’s tea trees making tea one of the  three  essential export goods. This gave China a great deal of power and economic influence as tea drinking spread around the world.

In 1600 the Dutch traders  brought large quantities of tea to Europe. In 1661 Great Britain was...


How to make Chai

How to make Chai

My Homemade Masala Chai Recipe 

In a saucepan add 2 mugs boiling water.

Add 1/2 teaspoon Bj’s Homemade Chai Spice and 3 pods of cracked green cardamom.

Boil for 2 minutes.

Add 2 teaspoons of Organic Assam Tea and boil for 2 more minutes.

Add 2 tablespoons of evaporated canned milk and boil until frothy.

Strain and serve.

Enjoy!

 


😴 sleep and Relaxation Teas

😴 sleep and Relaxation Teas

Did you know 
Camomile tea is made from dried camomile flowers and contains contains chemicals called flavonoids. These flavonoids pay a key role in camomiles medicinal effects.
people with severe allergies should avoid camomile.

Health benefit
sleep and relaxation 
Inflammation 
treat cold symptoms 

Sleep 😴 and relax teas
Camomile tea
Jet lag asleep tea
  Sleep Lullaby tea




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Ginger Teas one of the super foods

Ginger Teas one of the super foods

Did you know 

Ginger is one of the few superfoods. Ginger is loaded with nutrients and is one of the healthiest spice on the planet. Ginger contains gingerol  which has many medicinal properties. 
 Avoid  ginger - if you suffer from blood  disorders or certain medications.

Health Benefits
Lower the risk of infections
Inhibit the growth of bacteria, linked to inflammatory diseases in the gums
Respiratory infections 
Known to be effective in reducing
          Muscle pain and soreness 
          Osteoarthritis  
          Many forms of nausea

Ginger Teas

Ginger Black Tea
German Gingerbread Tea
Ginger Green Tea
Sassy Hot...


Gut health. Belly Becalm tea

Gut health. Belly Becalm  tea

Did you know 

Cardamom 
is a spice made from the seeds of several plants.
It symbolizes general longevity, courage and strength.

May help with digestive problems
May treat bad breath
Has anti inflammatory and antibacterial effects 


Fennel Seeds
Are a warm sweet spice. It is a plant species of the carrot family. It helps to alleviate bad breath and stomach cramps.     

Peppermint
 is a hybrid mint: a cross between water mint and spearmint. it is used as a flavouring and can be found in breath mints, candies and other foods.
It is...