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The Secrets of Pu-erh Tea

Pu-erh (or Puerh), also known as Polee, is a tea from the Yunnan province in the southwest of China. It is produced from the leaves and stems of the Camellia sinensis plant, which is the same plant that produces green, …

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The Meaning behind Black Tea Suffixes

Perhaps one of the lesser known stages of black tea production is the final stage, where tea leaves are sorted and categorized based upon the leaf size and the part of the branch the tea leaf was obtained. This information …

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The Tea Experience Begins with a Teapot

Enjoying that perfect sip of tea whether it is green tea, black tea, white tea or any other kind, starts with the selection of your teapot. With the vast array of available teapots and designs, we may sometimes forget the …

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Green Tea Powder Benefits

Over the past decade, green tea has become a prominent ingredient to a healthier, more holistic lifestyle. With its ingredients such as antioxidants and polyphenols, research on green tea has shown health benefits in many areas including: high cholesterol, heart …

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Benefits of Green Tea to Cure Ailments

There has been increasing attention to the benefits of green tea to cure ailments in recent years. Because of its antioxidant ingredients, green tea is thought to offer health benefits in many areas, from helping prevent heart disease, to its …

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Unit of Measurement & Conversion

Weight 1 g = 0.03527 oz 1 kg = 2.2046 LBs 1 oz = 28.35 g 1 LB = 16 oz = 0.4536 kg Capacity 1 ml = 0.034 fl oz 1 cup = 0.24 liter 1 gallon = 4 …

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Tetsubin (Cast Iron Teapots)

Tetsubin, or iron teapots, were originally used in the home to boil water. These tetsubins generally were not ornately decorated, as they were placed over a hearth to provide heat and humidity during cold weather. During the mid 19th century …

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Iron Goddess Oolong – Ti Kwan Yin

Iron Goddess is one of the most well-known oolong teas in China. Oolong tea is characterized by the semi-fermentation of the tealeaves. Iron Goddess differs from all other oolongs in that it is fermented longer and its leaves tend to …

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The Famous Dragon Well Green Tea

Ever since the first consumption of tea in China dated sometime between 2700 BC and 220AD, tea has became an important component of Chinese daily life. With hundreds of different varieties of green tea to choose from, the Chinese favored …

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Proper Tea Storage

Keep in mind that tea is vulnerable to 5 things: air, light, odor, heat, and moisture. When tea is excessively exposed to these 5 elements, it will gradually lose flavor and become stale. If you plan on not using your …

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