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On the first day of Christmas, Tea Blendz gave to me...

November 23, 2015

Christmas Tea Packages Starting at only $10! Our Ho, Ho, Ho Gift Set Includes: Your choice of ONE* 40g Bag of Premium Loose Leaf Tea A Clear Glass Mug - 14oz One Candy Cane or Two Cinnamon Sticks Choose from the list of teas below: Cream Earl Grey Peppermint Spiced Orange Baked Apple Pie Mint Cocoa Rooibos Spicy Chocolate Chai Sweet Pumpkin Spice Royal Cranberry Amaretto Sensation The perfect gift for Stocking Stuffers, Employee Christmas Gifts and a fun Kris Kringle treat! Check out our other great gift boxes here!

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Why Drink Oolong Tea?

November 12, 2015

Oolong tea is what you usually get in Chinese restaurants, but don’t judge oolong on the basis of that tea, which is typically of low quality. The better oolongs are delicious.  Many people in the Canada and the United States stick to green or white tea exclusively because they believe those varieties offer the most health benefits, but oolong has similar antioxidant properties.  In China, oolong has a mystique and culture as rich as that of green tea in Japan. The effect of oolong tea on blood sugar has been tested in several studies. Investigators with the U.S. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) conducted a pilot study using volunteers, all with type 2 diabetes. They found that by drinking six cups of...

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Celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights

November 11, 2015

Diwali, also known as the "festival of lights" is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in the fall every year. Diwali is one of the largest and brightest festivals in India and signifies the victory of good over evil. Before Diwali night, people clean, renovate, and decorate their homes and offices. On Diwali night, Hindus dress up in new clothes or their best outfit, light candles and turn on lamps inside and outside their home and participate in family prayers (typically to the goddess of wealth and prosperity). After prayers, fireworks follow, then a family feast including delicious sweets and teas, and an exchange of gifts between family members and close friends. Diwali also marks a major shopping period in nations where it is...

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The Power of Peppermint

November 05, 2015

Winter is here, and with it comes the holiday season of peppermints and candy canes! Peppermint is one of nature's most powerful herbal remedies, which is why it is found in many of our herbal blends.  The following are only 5 of the MANY reasons you should be adding peppermint into your health regime, preferably through a delicious cup of Tea Blendz's Peppermint Tea.      1. Stomach Pain - Peppermint can assist with irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, stomachaches, diarrhea or constipation. People often find it easier to consume peppermint tea rather than a candy, because it does not contain sugar that may further irritate the stomach. 2. Cavities and Bad Breath - Peppermint oil extract has been shown to be even more powerful than the  chemical chlorhexidine, found in over...

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