Easy Tea Steeping Guidelines

Tea Brewing Time Guide Tea Temperature Minutes Black 205F  3-5 White 185F  3-4 Oolong 185F  3-4 Green 176F  2-3 Herbal 212F  5-15 Please note that most tea you purchase will have a recommended timeframe you can use as well. Nothing is set in stone, everything are...

Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus tea is a herbal tea which comes from the red calyxes of the Hibiscus Sabdariffa flower. A calyx or sepal is the part of the plant that looks like a leaf stemming out of the stem. It acts as protection and support during growth. Hibiscus has a hint of...

Vitamin C

You may have heard it’s a good idea to drink orange juice or take vitamin c tablets if you are fighting a cold. The truth is that vitamin c does not effectively alleviate cold and flu symptoms. Vitamin C was first glorified in the 70’s and just kinda...

English Breakfast Tea

English breakfast tea is a black tea that has a surprisingly smooth non bitter taste. This is our recommended go to black tea when in doubt. It is described as having a rich and full body taste. This tea mixes very well with milk and sugar very similar to coffee....

Oolong Tea

Oolong tea is a traditional Chinese tea from the Camellia Sinensis plant. This variation is only partly oxidized and then withered under the sun. The variety comes largely in the length of oxidation. The flavor profile can range from sweet all the way to smokey/woody...

Peppermint Tea

Peppermint in itself is a mixed or hybrid mint. It is a cross between watermint and spearmint. Peppermint tea, or mint tea is a herbal tea. It is made by infusing or diffusing peppermint leaves in hot water. Hot water to speed up the diffusion process. Water in itself...

White Tea

White tea is a lightly colored tea deriving from the same leaf as most tea, Camellia Sinensis. This variation is typically the least processed and most raw, also the earliest harvest. It is usually picked just before the plant has time to open and be dried and wither....

Matcha Tea

Matcha tea or matcha powder is very similar to green tea. In fact a lot of people like to think of them as the same thing. In reality they are very similar, in fact they come from the same plant, the Camellia sinensis plant. The difference is largely in how they are...

Black Tea

Black tea, although it has not been very well documented or researched, does have its own host of health benefits. Black tea is typically more oxidized than green, oolong and white tea, giving it the black color and look. It comes from the same Camella Sinensis plant...

Green Tea

Green tea is a well known tea for it’s health benefits. It originated in China and quickly began being grown throughout eastern Asia. Green tea comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant. Interestingly enough it is often used to make oolong and black teas. The...