Which Tea is Good for Me? (Interactive Tea Finder)

Which Tea is Good for Me? (Interactive Tea Finder)

June 25, 2022

Ever wondered what type of tea is good for me? Try our new interactive quiz to find out which tea that is good for you.

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Everything Green Tea: Beauty Benefits

Everything Green Tea: Beauty Benefits

June 21, 2022

Green tea is a popular drink that offers many health benefits. It has been used for centuries in Asia for its medicinal properties. But recently, it has become popular in the West as a healthy beverage to drink and as an ingredient in beauty products.

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10 Foods To Pair Green Tea With

10 Foods To Pair Green Tea With

June 20, 2022

This post covers 10 food and green tea pairings (including savory and sweet options with green tea) that you'll want to try right away.

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Can Green Tea Heal Oral Lichen Planus - Green Tea Quiz

Can Green Tea Heal Oral Lichen Planus - Green Tea Quiz

June 20, 2022

Green tea is touted to be one of the most wholesome beverages in the world. Its consumption is acknowledged to have plenty of health benefits. Thanks largely to its high antioxidant content, regularly drinking green tea has been found to be helpful in the improvement of brain function, the loss of fat, protection against cancer, and heart disease risk reduction.

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Is it Okay to Drink Green Tea on an Empty Stomach?

Is it Okay to Drink Green Tea on an Empty Stomach?

June 16, 2022

Lately, the craze with intermittent fasting has grown a following. This includes fasting, this article tackles the question if green tea is okay to drink while on an empty stomach. Read more about it and the other benefits of green tea while fasting.

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Can I use K-Cup to brew green tea?

Can I use K-Cup to brew green tea?

June 06, 2022

Discover everything you need to know about making K-Cup tea, including a delicious cup of Japanese green tea!

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What is Yabukita (やぶきた)

What is Yabukita (やぶきた)

June 06, 2022

There is clearly more to green tea than meets the eye. It is as diverse as most marketable crops are. While all tea plants belong to the same Camellia Sinensis family, they still manifest differences in shape, color, taste, aroma, etc. That's because they come from different cultivars.

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Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Hojicha Tea

Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Hojicha Tea

June 05, 2022

 

Hojicha is a very popular type of Japanese green tea. It has many differences from the tea most are familiar with, and some do not know different aspects of it. Do you know how it is different from Chinese roasted tea? Do you know how to brew Hojicha for the best flavor? Did you know you can find good Hojicha no matter where you live? This article discusses everything you need to know about Hojicha green tea. 

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Why Japanese Green Tea is Perfect for Intermittent Fasting + How to Guide, What to do & What not to do

Why Japanese Green Tea is Perfect for Intermittent Fasting + How to Guide, What to do & What not to do

June 04, 2022

Intermittent fasting has recently become popular. It’s less of a diet and more of a lifestyle pattern because there are no specifications on what food to eat or limit. This article tackles how Japanese Green Tea is off advantage while doing intermittent fasting.

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What is Loose Leaf Tea Filters? Explained in One Minute

What is Loose Leaf Tea Filters? Explained in One Minute

May 28, 2022

An exceptional choice for tea brewing enthusiasts, these clever filter bags are an ideal way to get the most out of your loose leaf teas! They are strategically oversized so that your tea leaves are able to fully unfurl—giving them the ability to release maximum flavor and aroma! Each pack comes with 144 high-quality filters, that are 100% biodegradable.

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How to remove lumps from Matcha effectively

How to remove lumps from Matcha effectively

May 23, 2022

When you first make Match, you will notice some lumps, and if you leave your drink for some time, some matcha powder starts to settle at the bottom. It is due to the fact that Matcha is not completely powder but instead little pieces of leaves that do not dissolve in water.

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Is Green Tea An Effective Appetite Suppressant & Weight Loss Aid?

Is Green Tea An Effective Appetite Suppressant & Weight Loss Aid?

May 17, 2022

We discuss green tea as an appetite suppressant & how it acts as a weight loss aid and many other benefits of drinking this beverage.

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Is Green Tea Good Against Depression?

Is Green Tea Good Against Depression?

May 16, 2022

Depression is a serious condition and it seems that more people are now being vocal about this. If you know a loved one who is suffering from depression, then this article can help introduce green tea as an aid in reducing the symptoms of depression. Check the article further to know more.

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What is Gokuzyo Aracha? Explained in One Minute

What is Gokuzyo Aracha? Explained in One Minute

May 15, 2022

Gokuzyo translates literally to "The Highest Grade" in Japanese. Among all the green tea harvested, Gokuzyo is the section of the best tea leaves based on taste, water level, aroma, and the quality of the leaf itself. Trained masters (called chya-shi in Japanese) pick the best tea leaves by hand, one leaf at a time. Please enjoy the best of what we offer.

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WHAT IS SHINCHA TEA, AND WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE?

WHAT IS SHINCHA TEA, AND WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE?

May 12, 2022

Shincha tea is prized for many reasons, and this post breaks down the many things that make new crop tea so special and unique. 

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Is Decaffeinated Tea Unhealthy?

Is Decaffeinated Tea Unhealthy?

May 10, 2022

There are few things cozier and more comforting than curling up in your favorite chair on a cold evening with a warm blanket and a hot cup of tea. However, as bedtime approaches, you might not want that caffeine buzz keeping you up. If you get your green tea decaffeinated, would it impact its health benefits or even be unhealthy on its own?  Read more to find out the truth.

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WHAT IS THE GREEN TEA STEAMING PROCESS?

WHAT IS THE GREEN TEA STEAMING PROCESS?

May 09, 2022

Every kind of tea leaves goes through a steaming process, and in green tea leaves cases, it happens right after picking. Green tea leaves, when picked, are sent right away to a crude tea factory where the process goes through under high heat. The steaming process is crucial as it is responsible for stopping oxidation in tea leaves. However, if the process is skipped, then the enzymes present in tea leaves change the original components by oxidizing polyphenol, resulting in the oxidation of catechin.

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MOTHER'S DAY: 5 HEART-WARMING THINGS TO DO FOR YOUR TEA-LOVER MOM

MOTHER'S DAY: 5 HEART-WARMING THINGS TO DO FOR YOUR TEA-LOVER MOM

May 02, 2022

If your mom is a tea-lover, these heartwarming Mother's Day ideas are exactly what you've been looking for to celebrate this day with her!

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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

April 29, 2022

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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Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

April 25, 2022

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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Truths and Myths about Green Tea

Truths and Myths about Green Tea

April 23, 2022

Green tea is a popular beverage all across the globe. It is consumed almost daily in many parts of East Asia and is often the first choice of tea in other parts of the world. It is one of the most common teas consumed by people from different countries, cultures, and generations.

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Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

April 19, 2022

I was so excited to be one of the first people to join the Virtual Green Tea Tour, a new and magical tour offered by Arigato Japan that has been the pioneer for English-speaking Japanese tours for many years, featured by the New York Times Travel Shows, CNN Travel and more.
In this article (and a bit of video), I want to share with you a small segment of the virtual tour.  Read on and watch the video of the piece of the actual tour here.

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Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

April 15, 2022

Does roasting green tea (hojicha) make green tea healthier or less healthy? We answer this question and many more in this post.

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WHAT TO DO WITH TEA GOING OUT OF DATE?

WHAT TO DO WITH TEA GOING OUT OF DATE?

April 11, 2022

For tea lovers, there is never enough tea, and it sometimes leads to a stockpile of tea in the pantry that is just around their expiry date. Teabags or loose tea can last around 6-12 months after the packaging date under normal conditions. When storing a packed tea, you should look at different factors such as moisture and temperature, etc. keep the tea packages tightly shut at normal temperatures away from any moisture.

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