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Instagram Eye Candy: Tea Ice Cream

Tea flavored ice cream stands are popping up all over, and for tea lovers who also have a bit of a sweet tooth, this treat is heavenly!  It’s the dessert tea lovers never knew they were missing. I also think the tea cones are lovely, so here are some Instagram pics of tea ice cream …

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Where Does Tea Come From?

Where Does Tea Come From? Tea Growing Regions Of The World If you found this article, you likely are looking for an answer to the question: where does tea come from? Unfortunately, the distribution and marketing system does not draw attention to the region in which most tea is grown. Even the names for teas, …

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Kukicha Twig Tea – A Japanese Green Tea Made From Stems

Kukicha is a type of Japanese green tea that is made mostly or exclusively from twigs and stems. This stands in contrast to most teas (green or otherwise) which are made mostly from leaves and buds of the tea plant. Sometimes kukicha is referred to as kukicha tea, but the “tea” is redundant as “cha” …

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Premium Green Tea Brands – Companies Selling The Best Green Tea

The label premium when referring to green tea is entirely subjective. Any company can slap the word “premium” on their own brand, but because there is no agreed upon meaning of this term, the label “premium” on its own is almost meaningless. In addition, because green tea is so diverse, even experts and tea enthusiasts …

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Lapsang Souchong Black Tea – Caffeine Content, Smokiness, & Reviews

Lapsang souchong, widely known as a “smoky tea” or “smoked tea”, is a Chinese black tea, originating in the Wuyi mountains, which is dried over pine smoke. The pine smoke imparts a unique smoky quality to the aroma of the tea, which, in its smokier incarnations, is described as having an aroma similar to campfire …

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Hojicha Tea – A Roasted Green Tea From Japan

Hojicha is a type of roasted Japanese green tea. The sometimes-used term hojicha tea is redundant, as “cha” means tea in Japanese and a number of other languages. Hojicha is usually viewed as an unusual or peculiar type of green tea, as it differs sharply from other green teas, Japanese or Chinese, in its color, …

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Keemun Black Tea From China

Caffeine Content, Health Benefits, and Other Properties Keemun is a type of Chinese black tea, originating in Qimen county of Anhui Province, China. This article gives an overview of the caffeine content, health benefits, and other properties of Keemun. Keemun is primarily produced in Anhui province, but teas in this style have also begun to …

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Jasmine Tea Benefits

Jasmine Tea Benefits – Health Effects Unique to Jasmine Tea Jasmine tea is tea that has been scented with jasmine blossoms. Originating in China and still popular there, jasmine tea is one of the most popular styles of flavor tea worldwide. How jasmine tea is made: The base tea used is typically a green tea, …

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5 Ways Herbal Teas Can Treat Or Reduce Anxiety And Help You Relax

Drinking herbal teas, especially ones like chamomile, and various herbal blends, is often seen as a powerful and effective way to relax. This article explores five ways in which herbal teas can help you to relax, making an effective, natural, and inexpensive treatment for anxiety 1. Medicinal Effects: Herbs have various chemical components which act …

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Black Teas Similar To Darjeeling Tea – Other Himalayan Tea Growing Regions

Darjeeling tea, which usually refers to black tea produced in the Darjeeling district of northeast India, is one of the most well-known and highly-regarded types of tea in the world. However, the Darjeeling district itself is quite tiny, and there is a much larger band of regions at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range …

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