Types of Tea

Types of Tea

All types of true tea come from the Camellia sinensis plant which is a shrub native to China and India. These include white, green, oolong, black, and pu-erh teas. Teas made from other plants (herbal teas, African rooibos tea, and so on) are not true teas but should be considered tisanes — a catch-all for…

Brewing Methods

Brewing Methods

There is no right or wrong way to make tea and there are many ways to brew. Some methods are better suited for certain teas, but what matters most is that you enjoy the taste of your tea blend. Cold brew, hot brew, infusion, latte, and so many more… Tea may become an entire hobby,…

So… is Tea Hydrating?

So… is Tea Hydrating?

Let’s address this directly: Yes, tea is hydrating! While you may have heard the myth that tea is dehydrating, most research today reveals that tea (which is 99% water) is actually a great way to stay hydrated. The Camellia sinensis plant does contain caffeine, but this does not necessarily affect hydration. WHY HYDRATION MATTERS Hydration…