Steeping Tea

Tea has nurtured societies since 1500 BC. As well as provid- ed good health and spirits. Tea can relax and energize you. Tea can bring people together, or be enjoyed alone. Many of the world’s cultures have developed a ceremony surrounding the preparation and enjoyment of tea. From the careful and precise Japanese tea ceremony, to cracking open a can of cold Iced Tea in North America, to passing around a gourd of Yerba Mate in Paraguay; tea connects us to our global history and community. As much as consuming tea is important in millions of peoples’ daily lives, the preparation …

SPRING IS DETOX TIME

Sunny daffodils and robins everywhere, it is clear that spring is here! With the shedding of our winter coats, we feel a little lighter, and many of us start itching for a change. We clean our houses, try a new haircut, shop for a summer wardrobe (even if it is still too cold to wear our […]

Tips to Stay Healthy This Winter

One of the key things to staying healthy this winter is to watch your diet and get enough sleep. Hopefully by following some of the other suggested ideas below they may help get you through the winter season without any major cold like sicknesses.

Cinnamon

Although cinnamon is a common holiday baking spice seen everywhere from baked apples to the Christmas pudding, it is actually an exotic native of India, Sri Lanka, the West Indies, and South America. In Chinese Medicine, it is considered one of the “hottest” herbs and it is often prescribed for people that feel “chilly”, have poor circulation, low energy, and slow metabolism.