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 […]

KiTea – Catnip Nepeta cataria

KiTea is purely catnip herb (Latin Nepeta cataria). We decided to market something for both cats and people who definitely have a lot in common. Below are the health benefits to both. FOR PEOPLE: Useful as a medicinal tea to alleviate coughing, cold symptoms, upset stomach and to aid sleep. Catnip, the herb is also […]

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

Lapsang Souchong – Winston Churchill’s Favourite Black Tea

Winston Churchill's favourite black tea was Lapsang Souchong  正山小种 tea.  He was also fond of Johnnie Walker Red Label, Champagne Pol Roger and Cuban cigars. Legend has it Lapsang Souchong is the tea of Sherlock Holmes. Lapsang souchong is noted for its rich aromas and flavours which include pine resin, woodsmoke, smoked paprika, hints of dried longan,[5][6] and the […]

Hot and Healthy Gift Ideas for the One you Love

Our Romance Me® blend is a colourful, tasty and eye-pleasing fruit tea with a bit of spice. This fruit blend impresses the palate with a well-orchestrated combination of finest natural vanilla and the typical sparkling fresh orange taste. Cardamom, coriander and pink pepper give a lightly spicy final note. Enjoy this special tea with your special someone throughout the year. Romance Me® Contains macadamia nuts, […]