tea

Herb Power: Lavender

Apr 25

By its unique and unmistakable scent, you can easily tell lavender apart from other herbs, even with your eyes closed. In her book The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Valerie Ann Worwood calls lavender “the mother of all essential oils; incredibly versatile, yet powerful.” The strong but pleasant and soothing fragrance gives true […]

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POWER OF SPICE: GINGER

Dec 13

A warming cup of spicy ginger tea is a wonderful, comforting beverage for cold winter days when you don’t feel your best, whether you are starting to feel something scratchy in your throat, or have an upset stomach. We are usually advised to add ginger to our foods and drinks to boost our energy, metabolism, […]

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HERBAL TEAS

Jul 12

In the popular TV show The Big Bang Theory, a character named Sheldon believes that when you see someone who is sad, lonely, sick, or depressed, the mandatory social convention dictates that you must offer them a hot beverage. He usually offers coffee, tea, or a herbal infusion to his sad friends, because as a […]

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COFFEE BREAK

Jul 06

To drink or not to drink – that is a question many people ask, and the answer is far from simple. Coffee lovers tend to justify their habit by pointing out a few studies that prove certain benefits of coffee consumption. While those studies are real, and coffee in reasonable amounts is not harmful for […]

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TEA PARTY

Jun 23

A cup of warm tea after a long day at work sounds like a comforting way to unwind, and for many, it is a daily ritual. In certain countries, this ritual involves a specific preparation process that could be considered an art. Drinking tea comes with many benefits, but also a number of questions. What […]

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