Tag Archives: green tea

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Jasmine & green tea 一 The best of buds

Right up there with iconic duos like Sonny and Cher or Bonnie and Clyde is jasmine and green tea! These guys are the best of (literal) buds, combining the heavenly scents of white jasmine blossoms with downy green tips from the very top of the tea plant.

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Much ado about kombucha

There’s no better way to kick up a fizz this springtime than with kombucha. This fermented tea drink—just like its friends matcha and chai—has undergone a huge boost in popularity during recent years and for good reason

Our Top Teas to Help Beat Bloating

Some well-deserved indulgence during the holiday season may have left you feeling sluggish and bloated. Our teas for digestive health are a simple and delicious way to improve your wellbeing. Detox & Cleanse Organic A favourite with our customers, this tea proves that herbals can be both tasty and effective. With subtle sweetness and a […]

Soothing Tea Wash – DIY Sunburn Treatment

Summer is such a beautiful time for soaking up a delicious dose of vitamin D. But sometimes, we have the tendency to let ourselves get a little too “well done”. The searing pain of sunburn is a painful reminder that as blissful as sunshine seems, it is an unforgiving ‘frenemy’. Overexposure to the sun can […]

Teas for Spring – Japanese Garden & Breathe Easy

The sweet scent of Spring is in the air but for many it’s not all sunbeams and flower garlands with hay fever the ever present bane of the allergy inclined. Because we want everyone to enjoy spring (it‘s the best time of the year for garden tea parties after all), we have teas for the […]

Matcha Green Tea Bliss Balls

We’re very lucky to have a qualified Naturopath on staff in our Kotara store. Hayley has kindly shared one of her favourite recipes with us. These little gems are super healthy and a Naturopath approved snack. Thanks Hayley! Ingredients:  1 cup pitted dates 1 cup unsalted almonds  1 tbsp cocoa butter (or coconut butter) 1 tbsp coconut […]

A Blooming Fabulous Cuppa (as featured in the Spring 2016 edition of Home Grown magazine)

  The enchantment of spring is evident in flourishing flower beds; but it’s not just in gardens that blooms are making a colourful statement. More often now are teapots playing host to the grandeur of blossoming teas. Hand woven tea balls that dramatically unfurl to reveal cleverly crafted flower blossoms are not just a marvel […]

Stripping the stimulant — A look at decaffeination

For some, caffeine has long been considered a necessary evil when the desire to enjoy a good cup of tea arises. While the thought of caffeine makes a few tea drinkers feel uneasy, the concept of decaffeinated tea (or coffee) tends to rate even lower. This is partly due to the long held belief that […]