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Does Your Tea Make The Grade?

Does Your Tea Make The Grade?

Have you ever wondered about the words “orange pekoe” printed on your box of tea? For a long time, I assumed they referred to the type or flavour of tea –perhaps you have too. In fact, the name “orange pekoe” indicates is the quality and category of tea leaves. There is no standard scale for tea quality; several different scales are used depending on how the tea leaves are processed. The highest category is whole-leaf.  The...

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The History and Legend of Yerba Mate

The History and Legend of Yerba Mate

The Yerba Mate tree is found in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.  The dried leaves of the tree are used to make the quintessentialSouth American tea: Yerba Mate.   This tea has a flavour profile comparable to green tea, but is much stronger; many people find it takes time to acquire a taste for it.  Even more interesting than the tea itself, are the history and legends surrounding the tea. The first people who drank Yerba Mate are the...

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Is This Proof That Green Tea Might Be Able To Cure Cancer?

Is This Proof That Green Tea Might Be Able To Cure Cancer?

Listen to this fascinating new information regarding the curing properties of Green Tea.  Amazing what an important part our diet plays in our overall health.  You might think twice about what you are putting into your body after watching this! The idea that tea can fight certain types of cancer is not a new idea by any stretch, but it isn’t something that is universally accepted either. Check out the above video to learn more, it...

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Dara Gold’s Tea Stain Art Is Simply Magnificent

Dara Gold’s Tea Stain Art Is Simply Magnificent

I was browsing the world wide web earlier, like any good serial-procrastinator does, and I stumbled across the coolest tea art that I just had to share with everyone! In my opinion, tea and art often go hand in hand. Whether it’s anticipating getting home after a busy day to sip your favorite leaves while relaxing to your favorite album, or being 6 blueberry tea’s deep while stumbling your way through The Louvre and making fun...

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Learn to make skincare with Skin Care Tycoon

Learn to make skincare with Skin Care Tycoon

As our longtime readers know, this website is about a little bit more than just tea. We’re all about healthy lifestyles, and one of the best ways to feel healthier is to lower our stress levels. What stresses people out the most? It’s usually money, feeling like they aren’t in control, feeling like they aren’t in pursuit of their passions, and like life is just passing them by. It’s normal to feel these types...

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16 of the Most Interesting Tea Cups

16 of the Most Interesting Tea Cups

We scoured the globe for the most unique and interesting tea cups. After compiling the most interesting, we wanted to share these unique pieces of art with you; our readers. Tea means different things to different people, but one thing is certain, tea is a way of life and it is beautiful! Which is these unique teacups is your favorite? Some are a little more practical and useful than others, but no collection is complete with a little bit...

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Conscious Teas, Razzle Grass Tea Review

Conscious Teas, Razzle Grass Tea Review

Razzle Grass Tea from Conscious Teas, A Tea Broth with Depth Tea Perspective was delighted to receive a sampling of tea’s from Conscious Tea’s, a designer tea shop based out of Missouri. Packaged minimalistically, it clearly lays out the specific ingredients of each tea blend and offers a small description of each blend as well. Clearly a lot of care and thought went into these blends, while the ingredients may seem simple and ordinary,...

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Our Perfect-Every-Time Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Our Perfect-Every-Time Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Chai is a type of tea originating in India. It is a spiced black tea with added milk and a sweetener, but it is also much more. Each family had its own recipe and so it is not uncommon to have both sweet and spicy chai from different regions in India. For sweet chai, you might find it spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and sweetened with honey. In a spicy chai, you may well find undertones of cardamom and peppercorns. Drinking chai has been a...

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How Turmeric Tea Can Benefit Your Health

How Turmeric Tea Can Benefit Your Health

Few things in this world are as soothing as a good cup of tea to relax with after a difficult day, but the health benefits of tea drinking can be immeasurable. You’ve got your choices; a tea can be found for any palate or even ailment under the sun. Teas made from turmeric are no exception. Turmeric is a cross cultural spice that has been used in medicinal teas for years – and with good reason. Turmeric health benefits include its...

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Drinking Tea Can Improve Colon Health

Drinking Tea Can Improve Colon Health

There are several things that drinking tea does for the body, and improving your colon health is definitely one of them. Certain teas like green tea have high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powers, which serve to cleanse the body of free radicals that cause cancer and accelerate the proliferation of cells. Other tea mixes simply help remove and flush bad mucus on the inside of the colon that can lead to build up and future long term...

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Green Tea Finds Its Way Into The Snack Aisle

Green Tea Finds Its Way Into The Snack Aisle

Chocolate should not be tampered with, but the Japanese are well known for doing great things with teas, so making a green tea chocolate bar would be a great idea. Nestle seems to think so, and now available in Japan and in other areas is the matcha Kit Kat bar. Launched in 2010, them matcha Kit Kats are made like regular Kit Kats except the chocolate is flavored with green tea. They are available in Japan, but also in American specialty...

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4 Lesser Known Health Benefits of Green Tea

4 Lesser Known Health Benefits of Green Tea

Everyone knows the health benefits of green teas: they are high in antioxidants, that they help to fight cancer and infections, and many other incredible health benefits. But did you know that ladies can use it to ease menstruation and improve bladder function? Or how about that it can be used as a poultice to fight off infections from cuts, bites and stings? Green tea can also be used as a skin cleanser, and a treatment for burns. The...

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Tea Bag Dangers

Tea Bag Dangers

Is your tea bag poisoning you?   TeaPerspective has always been a big fan of loose leaf tea’s above tea bags, simply because of the quality and natural flavor enhancement it offers. A recent article published by Dr.Mercola has given us a new reason to avoid the tea bag all together, it poses a serious risk to our health and well-being.   Plastic/Nylon Tea Bag Dangers We have probably all seen the nylon or plastic tea bag, usually it...

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is one the better known spices used in cooking and baking. Research has clearly indicated that cinnamon is not only delicious but also healthy. Cinnamon has both nutritional and medicinal value that we will outline in this article. Blood Sugar Regulation. Research has shown that cassia cinnamon has the ability to lower the blood sugar levels in people suffering from Type 2 diabetes. Lower Cholesterol Studies have indicated that...

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Green Tea for Weight Loss

Green Tea for Weight Loss

If weight loss is your present goal then green tea may be one of the best answers. Green tea is safe and the latest fat loss technique going around the market presently. It is recommended by many experts of the weight loss field as it contains substances that suppress appetite and speed up your metabolism. Green tea is found to have few remarkable health benefits and this is the main reason why this Asian drink has gained universal...

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Rishi Tea, Ruby Tea Review

Rishi Tea, Ruby Tea Review

Ruby black tea by Rishi Tea, Sheer Decadence This loose leaf black tea states it has strong exotic notes of wintergreen, camphor, allspice and tropical fruits. A wonderful flavor profile if it lives up to its claim. Black tea’s have richer flavors due to the oxidation process, allowing the consumer to explore the brews nuances much like a fine glass of wine. First Impressions: Deep dark leaves with purple and reddish hue’s, a...

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