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MDTEA JOURNAL | Everyday adventures in the world of tea

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on our everyday adventures into the world of tea.

The Humble Hibiscus:
Helping your health bloom beautifully

Posted by Helen Taggart on

Many people are aware of at least some of the benefits of drinking tea - especially the well publicised antioxidant properties of green and white tea. However, a herb that is often overlooked in terms of its health benefits, yet regularly found in many tea blends, is hibiscus. Though its colour is quite vivid its benefits are less obvious. Hibiscus comes from the green part of the hibiscus flower called the calyx, which is rich in anthocyanins. These are responsible for the production of antioxidants and also give it it's rich red colour. It tastes sweet but also has a quite...

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Matcha tea: how to benefit from the health boost without drinking it

Matcha tea: how to benefit from the health boost without drinking it

Posted by Helen Taggart on

Did you know you can incorporate matcha into your daily diet without drinking a single cup of tea? This is especially useful for people who want to reap the benefits but are not keen on the taste, which is quite strong and not everyone’s cup of tea! Matcha is a Japanese green tea that has become very popular in the last few years – mainly due to its health benefits and versatility. So let’s have a little look at those health benefits before we get creative. Health benefits of matcha tea Matcha has a unique rich, grassy taste and a...

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