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  • Oolong Tea, What's all the Fuss?

    ‘If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are heated it will cool you; if you are depressed it will cheer you; if you’re excited it will calm you’.                                     - William Gladstone, a prime minister during Queen Victoria’s reign.   Recent years have seen considerable interest in tea’s therapeutic properties, which is one of the factors leading to an increase in tea consumption. Modern scientific research in both east and west has found that regular tea drinking can lower blood fats and prevent cholesterol accumulation. Tea drinking is also said to help with weight loss, prevent tooth...

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  • Teas For Winter #2: Organic Lemon Myrtle

    We are half way through winter, and its been an interesting season so far with freezing nights and rainy days, as well as beautiful sunny spring like days. Tea has definitely been my saviour throughout this season, especially the herbal varieties. One in particular, ‘Organic Lemon Myrtle’ has been ever so kind to lift my spirits on those dreary days, and help to keep my immune system fit and ready to fight those ever so nasty winter bugs. Lemon Myrtle has built a reputation as being a magnificent plant not just for its great taste as a tea, but also...

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