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Pu’er Is the ‘Champagne of Teas’ That’s Good For Your Heart

Even a novice tea drinker knows that tea—in its many varieties—can benefit the body. Need to calm down? Brew a calming cup of chamomile. Need help focusing during your fourth Zoom meeting of the day? Matcha‘s got your back. But even tea drinkers with a whole pantry full of different varieties may not be familiar with pu’er...

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Tea and Meditation: A Match Made in Nirvana

More than just a source of caffeine, tea is full of healthy plant compounds – many of which also happen to possess mildly mind-altering properties. For instance, tea contains calming l-theanine, and some research suggests the polyphenol antioxidants in tea, like EGCG, may also affect our mental states. (1) That’s probably why legend, history, and modern science...

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WHICH TEA TO DRINK FOR THE CHINESE NEW YEAR?

Chinese tea on the face of it would seem the perfect drink to welcome in the Chinese New Year but it’s slightly more complicated than that as Lu Zhou and Timothy d’Offay of Postcard Teas explain. “Happy Chinese New Year! This year is The Year of the Ox and it begins on February 12th so...