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Tea for Hydration: The Fact

By: World Tea News | January 20, 2014 Think like your body does! For a cold drink. Stomach says! “Hey, you have just given me an iced cold beverage.” So to keep my correct overall body temperature please WARM me up! For a hot drink. Stomach says! “Hey, you have just given me a hot […]

THINKING ABOUT ICED TEA

Those hot, sticky, summer days will be upon us (but hey, it beats a blizzard!) and every day at Distinctly Tea, we get questions about making refreshing iced tea for a cool treat. Recipes for iced tea appeared as early as the 1800s in American and British cookbooks, typically using green tea and spiking them […]

Gingerbread House Tea

Popcorn in tea? Well yes we have one. Interesting to look at, delicious to drink hot or cold. Ingredients: Apple bits, pineapple bits, papaya bits, cinnamon sticks, beetroot bits, roasted almonds, popcorn, raisins, flavouring, This is a mild fruit tea suitable for children because beetroot is used instead of Hibiscus for flavour and colour. This […]

Raspberry Supreme Fruit Tea

NATURAL FLAVOURED TEA. A mild premium tea from our Juicea® range with natural capsulated flavour granules. Hibiscus petals, rosehip peel, apple pieces, blackberry leaves, flavouring, orange peel, raspberry pieces, apple pomace, acidifier: citric acid. This is one of our most popular fruit teas for making iced teas. Shop our Fruit Tea Collection Buy Raspberry Supreme […]

German Detox Tea Organic Blend

An ORGANIC German recipe detox herbal tea without caffeine. All Organic ingredients: licorice root, ginger root, Honeybush, rooibos, lemongrass, peppermint, fennel, dandelion root, orange peel, red clover, burdock root, nettle leaves, lucerne (alfalfa). This is a mild safe detox blend that may be used without fear of depleting your body of essential nutrients as some stronger detox teas can do.

Skullcap Herb

Most commonly skullcap is given for nervousness, either post illness or due to mental or physical exhaustion. Not surprisingly, it is also frequently taken for insomnia due to mental over-activity (picture the restless type who is over-worked and cannot “shut off” at night). Indeed, one of the few double-blind, placebo-controlled studies available on Skullcap showed that the herb did have a “noteworthy” anxiolytic effect on healthy volunteers

Matcha Powder Information

Some of the health benefits that you may gain from drinking Matcha are: Increased energy level for up to 4 hours A state of relaxation yet calm mental alertness Boost of metabolism Helps to regulate blood sugar levels Contains a much higher antioxidant content than regular brewed green tea May help with cholesterol management Acts as a strong blood detoxifier and alkalizer May support healthy teeth and gums