Tea – “True Tea” Benefits

Tea – “True Tea” Benefits

Green Tea: Black or green, it is brimming with heart-healthy benefits. Its compounds have a healthful impact on several markers of heart disease risk, but debate continues as to which kind is healthiest. Recent research suggests it may be a dead heat. In a study,...
Bee Balm

Bee Balm

Bee Balm is a member of the mint family. Bee Balm forms bushy, leafy clumps that grow 11/2- to 4-feet tall. The oval, dark green leaves have toothed edges, and have a strong scent of mint with overtones of other herbs, some rose-flavored, some lemony. Like all mints,...
Natural Remedy: Green Tea

Natural Remedy: Green Tea

Are you a tea drinker? I drink a lot of tea. Hot in the winter and iced tea in warmer weather. While today’s post is about green tea, I make my tea using my own blend of green tea, black/orange pekoe, and white teas. It tastes absolutely delicious and is super...
Got Bad Breath? Drink Tea!

Got Bad Breath? Drink Tea!

If you’re plagued with bad breath (halitosis), you can probably relate to how hard it is to get rid of it — and how embarrassing it can be. If you’ve tried over-the-counter remedies and found that they just didn’t work for you or just made your mouth...
Tea: Cancer Fighting Polyphenols

Tea: Cancer Fighting Polyphenols

Tea is rich in polyphenols, found in the camellia sinensis plants, which are crushed and then fermented into common teas (such as green tea, black tea and the oolong tea). These polyphenols have been extensively studied to determine the extent of their benefits. The...
Weight Loss Aid – Tea

Weight Loss Aid – Tea

Tea is known for its wondrous ability to help reduce stress and decrease a person’s chance for heart disease, but can it be a weight loss aid? Actually, studies show that it can help us in our weight loss efforts. The Benefits of Tea Increases metabolic rate Increases...