How are specialty tea different from tea sold for masses

How are specialty tea different from tea sold for masses

October 17, 2020

Teas are available in different forms with a wide price range and methods of consumption. Some teas have more aroma than the others, or you might find some teas easier to steep than the others. With this in mind, it is better to find the differences between specialty teas and those tea bags sold for masses.

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Is Green Tea Addictive?

Is Green Tea Addictive?

October 12, 2020

One of the side effects of drinking green tea is that you can easily get addicted to it. The caffeine in green tea makes it addictive and when regular green tea drinkers do not get their daily cup at the same time, it can leave them weary, lethargic, and irritable and bring down instead their energy levels.

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Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

October 03, 2020

I have been doing some research to uncover some purveyors who may offer good green tea options in countries outside Japan and the United States.  I want my customers to have an alternative to our premium tasty Japanese green tea matcha and sencha if shipping costs from our company to their country would be prohibitive. Click here to see my list.

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The Romance and History of Green Tea

The Romance and History of Green Tea

September 26, 2020

In the movie, Karate Kid Part II with actor Ralph Macchio playing the now iconic character of Daniel LaRusso. In the movie, the tea ceremony served as a means for Daniel and Kumiko to offer and accept each other's feelings.

Learn about the roots of the Japanese traditional tea ceremony as well as the health benefits of consuming green tea.

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Everything you need to know about Matcha Chasyaku (茶杓)

Everything you need to know about Matcha Chasyaku (茶杓)

September 24, 2020

Are you the type of person who likes to measure all things in everything that needs to be measured? Unless you are the salt bae type of person who could just dash a proximate amount of salt on his steak, most of us want to have the exact amount or measurement in what we are doing to have the perfect experience, be it cooking, art, music and in fact, in almost everything that we do.

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What is single origin cultivar?

What is single origin cultivar?

September 15, 2020

As market demand continues to develop for specific tea cultivars, perhaps this blog’s entry will provide you the opportunity to educate others. More specifically, this entry’s focus is on understanding “single origin cultivar” with a quick review of cultivars.

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Stinging nettle tea (イラクサ) vs benifuki

Stinging nettle tea (イラクサ) vs benifuki

September 10, 2020

What separates Benifuuki tea from Stinging nettle tea? Are there any similarities? What are the differences? I want to spend a few minutes talking about these two teas. In part, this is an educational exercise, but more importantly, it may also help you see the value of these teas in a different way.

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Everything You Need To Know About Aracha

Everything You Need To Know About Aracha

September 04, 2020

Gokyuzyo aracha is considered one of the best crude green tea based on taste, water level, aroma, and the quality of the leaf itself. Gokuzyo translates literally to "The Highest Grade" in Japanese. Find out more about Aracha in this article.

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What is Japanese Diet Pu-erh Tea? Explained in One Minute

What is Japanese Diet Pu-erh Tea? Explained in One Minute

August 29, 2020

Did you know that there’s tea that can help you diet?
Japanese Diet Pu-Erh Tea - Saryu Soso, is a national award-winning tea that is good for dieting and skin.  Pu-Erh Tea is Chinese, but this Japanese Pu-erh tea uses patented bacteria created by research results from Shizuoka University in Japan.   Click here to watch the video 

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Tea vs. Coffee Quiz - 5 Quiz Challenges for you

Tea vs. Coffee Quiz - 5 Quiz Challenges for you

August 23, 2020

There are two main breakfast drinks around the world: tea and coffee.

Do you know how they compare?

Try out this quick little quiz and see what you know when it comes to comparing these two perennial morning favorites.

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VA Pfau Thompson - Featured Tea Artist

VA Pfau Thompson - Featured Tea Artist

August 17, 2020

I love and respect artists. Thanks to having this blog and tea-loving communities such asGreen Tea Club Private Facebook Group, I often have the opportunity to meet with great tea artists. I always wanted to use my blog to showcase my personal favorite tea artists who are in the Japanese tea industry. This is my first attempt to do this. Let me introduce beautiful tea art by ceramic tea artist VA Pfau Thompson.

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Japanese Green Tea vs. Turmeric Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

Japanese Green Tea vs. Turmeric Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

August 10, 2020

Japanese Green Tea and Turmeric Tea have risen to popularity thanks to its miraculous health benefits which help to boost our immune system. During this time of the pandemic, Japanese Green Tea and Turmeric have earned a loyal following, however, which drink suits our needs and lifestyle better?

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What is Benifuki Tea? Explained in One Minute

What is Benifuki Tea? Explained in One Minute

August 04, 2020

Did you know that there is tea good for allergies? This video explains about Benifuuki green tea in one minute. This is a type of green tea that is booming in Japan due to being good for relieving allergies such as seasonal allergies, cedar allergies, hay fever. The study has also shown that benifuki is good for MCAD (Mast Cell Activation Syndrome). Click here to watch the video 

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Is Benifuuki Tea The Same As Matcha?

Is Benifuuki Tea The Same As Matcha?

August 03, 2020

Matcha is increasingly becoming a favorite in the world of tea for many. Without question, part of its attraction is the myriad of use cases. Many of you may already know some additional dictions between matcha and other teas but more specifically, what separates Benifuuki tea from matcha? Are there similarities? What are the differences? I want to spend a few minutes talking about these two teas. In part, this is an educational exercise, but more importantly, it may also help you see the value of these teas in a different way.

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Does Drinking Green Tea Cause Acne?

Does Drinking Green Tea Cause Acne?

July 27, 2020

Having acne is frustrating. Washing this with facial wash does not help either. Logging entries on your food diary and identifying the food or drink that causes acne can be effective, but how about the acne scars and lesions? It will take time to heal those. Another best solution for faster acne scar recovery aside from putting topical medication, avoiding milk and not eating specific foods is drinking green tea or using green tea bags for pimples. You are wondering now if green tea is effective. Let’s find out!

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How to make Matcha Rose Latte

How to make Matcha Rose Latte

July 23, 2020

Matcha Rose latte is the perfect blend of premium quality green tea and nut milk and naturally sweetened by honey. The rose petals give it a beautiful but delicate touch and further enhances the sweetness.

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Why Does Green Tea Dehydrate You?

Why Does Green Tea Dehydrate You?

July 20, 2020

Since there’s caffeine in green tea, many believe that it dehydrates drinkers but is this true? Everyone assumes that caffeine-containing drinks automatically cause dehydration because of the diuretic effect. It makes sense to believe that but according to medical studies, green tea rehydrates you. How come? We will find out.

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Is Green Tea Good for Dogs and Cats? – Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea Good for Dogs and Cats? – Green Tea Quiz

July 13, 2020

We know that drinking green tea is beneficial to us humans such as using it for weight loss, taking out toxins, being alert, calmness, and many more. Pet lovers are asking if can their pet cats and dogs enjoy the green tea goodness? Let's find out!

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How to make Kombucha with Japanese Green Tea

How to make Kombucha with Japanese Green Tea

July 06, 2020

The history of Japanese green tea reveals itself in the way we consume tea or the recipes we try. It helps shape our perception and overall experience of tea. In part, this article is a challenge with respect to your knowledge of tea. In another part, this article is a discussion of kombucha: Can I make kombucha from Japanese green tea? If so, how? But before we begin to outline the how-tos of kombucha, let's review kombucha itself.

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Japanese Green Tea vs Chamomile Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

Japanese Green Tea vs Chamomile Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

June 30, 2020

Japanese Green Tea and Chamomile garnered a cult following over the years. People drink these beverages for different reasons, some prefer their taste while others often drink them for their wonderful health benefits. Let’s find out which drink suits your lifestyle and health needs so you can figure whether you’re going to purchase Japanese Green Tea or Chamomile Tea.

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Gyokuro vs Tencha – What are they and what are the differences?

Gyokuro vs Tencha – What are they and what are the differences?

June 23, 2020

What do you really know about Gyokuro and Tencha? This article is a reply to some of your questions and a challenge for you to expand the world of tea that you currently enjoy. Let’s take a few moments to dive into gyokuro and tencha and find out what differences and similarities are out there!

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Tea for Allergies?! What is Benifuki Tea? - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

Tea for Allergies?! What is Benifuki Tea? - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

June 14, 2020

Did you know that there is tea good for allergies? Benifuuki green tea is a type of green tea that is booming in Japan due to being good for relieving allergies such as seasonal allergies, cedar allergies, hay fever. The study has also shown that benifuki is good for MCAD (Mast Cell Activation Syndrome). Click here to watch the video Presented by ChaCha's Greentea Room Now

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How to Make Matcha Smoothie - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

How to Make Matcha Smoothie - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

June 14, 2020

Matcha Smoothie - How to Make healthy matcha smoothie with Banana, Baby Spinach, Frozen Grape and Milk. Tips and Tricks to make it tasty and healthy.  ChaCha and Kei from the Japanese Green Tea Co. show you step by step how to make in a fun and simple way. Click here to watch the video Presented by ChaCha's Greentea Room Now 

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All Tea are the Same?! - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

All Tea are the Same?! - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

June 14, 2020

What makes Japanse Sencha Green Tea different from English Breakfast Tea? There are so many different types of tea out there. What are the differences? Sencha, Matcha, Oolong Cha, Black Tea, Red Tea, Yellow Tea... Are they all the same?  Click here to watch the video Presented by ChaCha's Greentea Room Now

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