I’m a tea lover who also used to adore a good cup of hot coffee. The more I started caring about my wellness and the amount of caffeine I was consuming, the more I became aware of the health impacts coffee can have on our bodies and minds. That is when I started looking for an alternative caffeine source and how I was converted to tea over coffee.
Japanese teas have a reputation around the world for being high quality. There are 5 major types of green tea in Japan. Each of these teas has a set of precise steps to be grown and processed in a way that yields a unique final product.
Many teas come from Asia and as the birthplace of tea, it's easy to think of China as the leader of the industry. That being said, there is a younger participant in the industry that has made a lot of headway in terms of tea innovation and production and has become the largest exporter of tea in the world: Kenya.
While 2020 has been a crazy roller coaster for many people, it has never been more important to improve some of our health goals going into this new year! And what better way to do so with some delightful and refreshing tea. There are many different ways that tea can influence a healthier and happier daily life. Here are some ideas you can try at home to meet those January health goals!
Mindfully sipping on tea can have powerful meditative effects. Tea is rich in natural plant chemicals with stress-reducing properties and the warm water is simply soothing. In my family, a cup of tea to help us feel better whenever we feel sad, scared, sick, or anxious is a cherished tradition that has always worked well for me. So, here’s a list of my favorite infusions that might help you as part of a treat(ment) to cope with negative feelings.