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I Found Bugs In My Tea!

I Found Bugs In My Tea!

Finding small bugs or even beetles in your tea is disgusting! Yet it might not be a big deal. Tea is a natural product. No matter what quality control a company has in place, there’s always a change that bugs get into the tea. At […]

Pu Erh Tea Mountains Map!

Pu Erh Tea Mountains Map!

Ever wondered where all these ancients pu erh mountains are located? Check out the below map of China’s Yunnan province:

Dragon Well Tea Legends Reveiled

Dragon Well Tea Legends Reveiled

Dragon Well tea is the most famous of Chinese green tea that is known for its wonderful taste and amazingly fine quality. It is also a tea with a long history with its production dating back 1,500 years ago. According Cha-Jing (the world’s first tea […]

8 Inspiring Ideas for Your Tea Business or Startup

8 Inspiring Ideas for Your Tea Business or Startup

Starting any business is hard, and you can’t get away from this challenging even if you’re in the booming tea business. Are you in the process of starting your own tea business now, or are you facing difficulties with your current business? Don’t give up […]

Herbal Tea Ice Cubes (T-Cubes)

Herbal Tea Ice Cubes (T-Cubes)

Have some summer fun by freezing beautiful herbs and flowers in ice cubes (a.k.a. T-Cubes)! Great to cool your drinks and add some additional flavor and aroma to it. Try it out ourself! We can highly recommend the following herbs: Pink Rose flowers Chinese Chrysanthemum tea […]

Is Tea Gluten Free?

Is Tea Gluten Free?

Millions of people worldwide suffer from gluten intolerance. As tea is known to be second most consumed beverage, it’s good to know whether it fits in your gluten free diet. So does tea have gluten? Luckily all teas made from the Camellia Sinensis tea plant are […]

Jiaogulan Tea A.K.A. The Herb of Immortality

Jiaogulan Tea A.K.A. The Herb of Immortality

What is Jiaogulan tea, and how can it benefit or hurt your health. Here are the facts.

New Record: 2150 Years Old Tea Found In Tomb

New Record: 2150 Years Old Tea Found In Tomb

A 30 year old pu erh cake is old? Guess what Chinese Academy of Sciences discovered that a tea has been found in the tombs of the Han Dynasty Emperor Jing Di who died in 141 BC. The leaves of this at least 2150 year old tea […]

Tea Can Fight Antibiotics Resistant Bacteria Such As E-Coli

Tea Can Fight Antibiotics Resistant Bacteria Such As E-Coli

Here’s a new article on the health benefits of tea, in particular focused on green tea and black tea extracts. Turning Tea Into Medical Breakthroughs Summary: this stat might shock you: every year more than 2 million Americans get infected with antibiotic resistant bacteria. The […]