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Caffeine in Tea vs Other Beverages

January 28, 2016

Caffeine is a stimulant made up of a chemical compound that is naturally found in a wide range of plants which are often used to produced coffee, tea, cocoa, and herbs such as guarana, yerba mate and even some medicines.  If you look online you will most likely find a wide array of articles stating the myths, benefits, facts and effects of caffeine, some being rather contradictory, while others actually have a thread of factual commonality.  All of which really signify only one thing... the lack of studies on the matter, or at least any in depth studies that put forward any evidentiary facts on its conclusive effects. The most common fact you will read are those that state a small amount of caffeine...

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Tea Blendz Featured Tea: Twilight Tea

January 25, 2016

Twilight Tea  We all have those days that feel like they are taking years to finish. From the noise, to the chatter, your mind never settling. There is so much stimulation during the day that its hard to calm down at night. So here we are introducing you a brilliant method to do just that. Tea Blendz's Twilight Tea is composed with Ayurveda methods in mind. These herbs aid to calm us down, relieve stress & part ways with any anxiety. One particular herb - Valerian - is probably the most interesting to read about!! Commonly medicine is actually made from its root and it has several well-known benefits. It is said that Valerian helps to relieve conditions connected to psychological anxiety and stress like...

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Ayurveda - What is it? What does it do? Why is it in my tea?

January 21, 2016

What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is one of the oldest holistic forms of medicine known to man and originated over 5000 years ago in India. The word 'Ayurveda' is a Sanskrit word that consists of two words. 'Ayur', which means lifespan and word ‘Veda’, means knowledge/understanding or science. Ayurveda, literally means the science of life and longevity, which is based on belief that health and wellness depend on a subtle balance between mind, body, and spirit. In western countries, Ayurveda is considered to be alternative medicine. Ayurveda is a holistic approach that focuses on supporting good health to prevent illness and treat diseases. Ayurveda suggests the true meaning behind diagnosis and provides you with a bunch of therapies that emphasize on...

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Fierce Fenugreek

January 09, 2016

Fenu...what? Fenugreek! Also known as methi, fenugreek is a very important ingredient in Indian households. It is used in almost every preparation of curry, dal or paratha. So why does this culture use it so much? Fenugreek seeds and leaves are jam packed with medicinal properties and health benefits. Here the top 5 reasons why you should add this spice your diet. 1) Digestion - fenugreek is rich in fibre and antioxidants. When ingested, it helps remove harmful toxins from the body, aiding in digestion. Adding fenugreek seeds to your tea, will help relieve indigestion and stomach pain.  2.) Weightloss - add fenugreek to your weightloss diet by chewing soaked methi seeds in the morning on an empty stomach. The natural fibre in the fenugreek will swell and fill your stomach,  suppressing your appetite and...

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