The following steeping times chart is meant to give you an idea of where to start when you prepare your teas. It is not an exact science and you should check with your tea merchant for instructions for individual teas. However, this chart will help you get started and remember, tea taste is subjective and different for everyone, so don't be afraid to experiment.
There are many things you can do to improve your brew, but here are 6 vital tips to look out for to help you achieve that perfect cuppa!
The slimming benefits of Oolong Tea are well known, although a little different than other weight loss foods. Rather than simply putting on less calories, Oolong tea increases your fat burning ability by up to 12%! University studies have shown that men and women who have a typical diet will have their rate of fat burning increased by 12% and their calorie burning boosted by 3.4% after consuming Oolong tea.
Black Tea can have quite a few health benefits, many of them have been documented for years, and if you are considering adding black tea to your diet then you may want to know more about just what the health benefits are.
In days gone by in India, the English claimed that drinking lots of hot tea helped them to keep cool, but this is still a question that many will debate strongly, for and against. Well I'm here to set the record straight.
Not only are there a variety of different kinds of tea, but there are also many varieties of white tea. White tea leaves come mostly from China, but there are a few other countries that harvest different varieties of the leaf. It's easy to see why white tea is becoming more popular: Similar to black tea leaves and green tea leaves, white tea leaves offer a number of health benefits. There are four main varieties of white tea leaves come from different buds harvested all over the world. Let's take a look into some of the kinds of white tea leaves that are available to us!
There is a major confusion when it comes to red tea. Many people have different ideas on what it is and actually they are probably all right, but, they are unaware that the term “red Tea” has two meanings...yes two. So, let's clear this up right now.
Black tea in loose leaf form is the strongest tea in terms of flavour and the following is aimed at giving you a brief insight into how it gets from being a simple leaf of the Camelia Sinensis plant, to becoming a delicious beverage full of health benefits.
Much like its cousins black tea and green tea, white tea offers a variety of health benefits. More and more people are making the switch from the usual morning pick-me-up mug of coffee to a cup of white tea, and less are turning to a glass the orange juice to hold off a cold. In 2004, a study was done at Pace University about the possible health benefits of white tea. The study concluded that white tea does in fact aid immune systems in fighting off colds and viruses and infections.
Here is a list of 21 things you may not know about healthy Rooibos and it's magnificent health benefits, including some compelling reasons why you should make it part of your daily ritual:
White tea heritage isn't just fascinating, but essential to knowing why the beverage needed such a long time to get recognition. To correctly comprehend the history of white tea, you should consider how tea was uncovered.
Green tea has been consumed for centuries as a health supplement, in the belief that the tea contains medicinal qualities that can ward off disease and improve health. Many recent studies have proven that these perceived benefits of tea are not just psychological, they have a chemical basis in the substances present in the tea leaves. Here is an overview of the benefits of tea that have been noted by scientific literature, and how these benefits manifest themselves.