About Chinese Herbal Teas

Varieties of Herbal Tea from China Varieties of Herbal Tea from China

The Chinese call their herbal teas Tisanes. These are infusions of various herbs rather than of the tea plant, but they are used in the same way, by steeping the leaves in hot water. There is a long tradition in China of using plants for medicinal... 

Green Tea Benefits Green Tea Benefits

So, do you want to have some added benefits by drinking your favorite beverage? Well, if your beverage of choice happens to be tea you are in luck. Green tea happens to be one of the best teas for you. But, how exactly is green tea made? Well,... 

Can Tea Help to Prevent Cancer? Can Tea Help to Prevent Cancer?

Tea has long been held to have medicinal benefits among Asian and Indian communities. As far back as the 12th century, it was being written about in the “Book of Tea”. This work, by a Zen master, describes how tea was believed to... 

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Popular Chinese Teas

Guide to Black Teas from China Guide to Black Teas from China

What is usually referred to in the West as Black Tea, due to the color of the dried leaves, is known in China as “red tea” due to the reddish color it creates when it is added to hot water. It has been drunk around the world for many centuries,... 

The Many Flavors of Chinese Tea The Many Flavors of Chinese Tea

What do we know about Chinese tea other than it is brewed and delivered to us in a teapot and a tea cup or both. Even when served to us steaming hot at a Chinese restaurant, our education of the tea that we are drinking doesn’t go much beyond that... 

Finding the Perfect Bulk Green Tea Online Finding the Perfect Bulk Green Tea Online

The array of bulk green teas available on the market today can be somewhat bewildering. It can be an overwhelming task, trying to work out which type will suit you best. It is always a good idea to shop around and get an idea of what is a good price,... 

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Chinese Tea For Weight Loss

The Place of Green Tea in a Healthy Diet The Place of Green Tea in a Healthy Diet

Green tea’s claims of extraordinary health benefits often sound miraculous, and it is easy to assume that they are exaggerated or even completely made up, but since scientists have begun testing out some of these claims they have been finding more and more evidence that there is something really beneficial in green tea. One stunning report from... [Read more of this review]

Snacking On Green Tea Mints Snacking On Green Tea Mints

The idea behind green tea mints is that the health benefits of green tea should be made readily available to everyone- including those who may not enjoy or want to drink green tea itself. It is the antioxidants in green tea that are believed to be responsible for its healthy effects. Antioxidants have been demonstrated to protect the body against... [Read more of this review]

Should I Be Drinking Black Tea Rather Than Coffee? Should I Be Drinking Black Tea Rather Than Coffee?

Do you greet the morning with a steaming cup of coffee? If so you’re probably aware what it is in your coffee that wakes you up so well, but have you ever considered what that caffeine is really doing to you? Black tea has a similar effect on the body, but at a much lower intensity that makes it a much healthier option for your breakfast or work-break... [Read more of this review]

Well Known Chinese Herbal Teas Well Known Chinese Herbal Teas

Some times called Tisanes, Chinese herbal tea is technically not really tea at all! They are actually infusions that have been created with herbs. Teas are typically made with the wonderful Camelia Sinensis herb. Extracting the essences of the herbs can be done by steeping it with hot water. Traditionally, Chinese herbal tea is used for the medicinal... [Read more of this review]

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