Resource Hub: Teas

  • Convalescing – A Lost Art

    Convalescing – A Lost Art

    Convalesce.  ‘To recover health and strength gradually after sickness or weakness’.  From the Latin ‘valere’, meaning strong or healthy. Back in the day, after an illness or setback, you were...

  • Wedding stress

    Wedding stress

      Pre-wedding stress finally took its toll. Sally has just married the love of her life, Joe. Their wedding was a wild success. The following morning, the happy couple jetted...

  • What is tea?

    What is tea?

      I am a tea girl from way back, unable to start the day without a full pot of tea under my belt. A tea snob too — none of...

  • Detox 101

    Detox 101

    With the amount of hype surrounding detoxification, you’d think detoxing was a new fad. Not so. For centuries, herbalists have been detoxifying their patients, it just wasn’t called detoxification. Herbs...

  • Adaptogens

    Adaptogens

    In the dark days of the Cold War, fedora wearing Soviet scientists spent countless hours researching substances to power their cosmonauts, and supercharge their Olympians, in a bid to outshine...

  • Green tea and weight loss

    Green tea and weight loss

      Weight loss is always going to be a popular topic. Most of us have a few unwanted kilos we’d like to shed. So, when a miracle weight loss product...

  • Peppermint Tea with Ginger

    Peppermint Tea with Ginger

    Warming and soothing for the tummy. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tablespoon peppermint tea-leaves (or 6 teabags) 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons grated ginger 1 tablespoon honey 4 cups (1...

  • Iced Lemongrass Tea

    Iced Lemongrass Tea

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 stalks lemongrass, very finely sliced 2 cups boiling water 2 cups soda water 2 tablespoons honey Method Place sliced lemongrass in a teapot, pour 2 cups boiling...

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