1. Misconceptions of Loose-Leaf Tea

    Misconceptions About Teas Tea is a common beverage across the globe. In the US, approximately $15 million of tea is purchased every year, and 3,000 million tons of tea is produced worldwide. The common misconceptions about tea, specifically loose-leaf, and its consumption may not be worldwide, but we've certainly heard a few – and we're here to end the confusion. Loose-leaf tea is not more expensive; in fact, you get more tea out of loose-leaf than the bagged kind, considering that with loose-leaf you only use what you consume. The misconception is that loose-leaf tea costs more than it's worth, or you'll have more than you'll use: while purchasing a pound of loose-leaf tea at $10 or more sounds less intriguing than buying a box of $6 teabags, you have to see the bigger picture of investment. Loose-leaf tea allows you to allot how much you're using so that you get the right amount of flavor. A pound of loose-leaf tea will amount to $0.10 a cup, whereas a box of teabags limits

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  2. The Benefits of Organic/Cruelty-free Products

    Why is going organic and cruelty-free a great choice? The decision to use organic/cruelty-free products is not uncommon; however, not many are catching on to the reason for choosing organic, primarily because there's a stigma or disgrace with the words 'natural' or 'organic'. The stigma surrounding organic products is that its users are peace activists or are rich and 'can afford it'. The truth is that organic and cruelty-free products serve more of a purpose to human beings than realized. The word 'organic' can be defined as 'of, relating to, or derived from living matter' and has many benefits; the consistent use of organic skin-care and foods can remove the concern of harmful toxins, chemicals, and useless additives commonly used in the market. So what are the exact benefits in purchasing an organic product, and why is it a great choice? Set aside the stigma or inhibitions you have and consider this: Health benefits are essentials in the use of organic products. Organics use the

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  3. Green Tea For St. Patrick's Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Though this holiday is celebrated all over the world, it is a huge favorite among the Irish, as well as tea drinkers! There are tons of great teas that you can drink to honor Saint Patrick, and to give kudos to the Irish on their highly regarded holiday. If you are one of the many who are excited for Saint Paddy’s day, and you want to drink some tea in honor of the holiday, these are the best teas to drink on St. Patrick’s Day.  Chamomile.Chamomile is a favorite tea among many, and it is a big favorite over in Europe. This tea is a delicious blend of sweet floral ingredients, and is sure to leave the drinker feeling rested, at peace, and ready to take on anything their day will throw at them. Chamomile tea tastes delicious, has a sweet and flowery blend, and also

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  4. The Best Loose Leaf Teas For Beginners.

    Tea is a drink that is liked by many people. Although there are a ton of tea drinkers, there are quite a number of people who have not tried any types of tea yet, especially loose leaf tea. There are several types of loose leaf teas to try that are especially good for beginners. They are enjoyable, relaxing, and can turn any beginning tea drinker into a tea addict in no time! These are the types of loose leaf teas that anyone, especially beginning drinkers, should try. 

    Earl Grey

    The first tea anyone should try is a simple cup of Earl Grey blend. Earl Grey is an English blend of tea, and is just as popular in the US as it is in the UK. This tea is especially tasty, and very simple to drink. It is a black type of loose leaf blend tea that can be thoroughly enjoyed alone, or with a nice spot of milk. It has a taste that draws drinkers in, and has the ability to
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