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Herbal Tea: The Delicious Medicine In Your Pantry

Many “teas” that we drink on a regular basis aren’t teas at all, but are actually comprised of fragrant flowers and roots. Some popular herbal teas are chamomile, peppermint, and hibiscus. Most of these botanicals contain properties that offer health benefits to accompany their delicious taste. Let’s explore some of these special “teas” and discover why they’re advantageous to your health!

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Fall Head Over Heels For The TeaLove Subscription Box

TeaLove by Capital Teas is an exciting new way to enjoy unique, delicious teas every month! Perfect for adventurous TeaLovers who want to expand their palates. Each box contains three sealed bags of randomly selected loose leaf tea from our huge variety of over 200 straight and flavored teas, and one tea accessory.

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Kick Off Your Week With #MatchaMondays

Have you ever seen a marvelously green frappe walking out of the coffee shop and wondered what you were looking at? Or, perhaps a wildly vibrant green latte on your instagram feed? The chlorophyll powerhouse responsible for this trend is matcha, a green tea powder that is packed with feel-good phytochemicals. The tea isn’t always greener on the other side! With matcha, you can beat your Monday melancholy and make all your coworkers green with envy.

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Pu-erh Tea: Aged to Perfection

Tea’s incredibly complex history and popularity around the world have created a robust selection sure to please any palate. In the mix, there is a little known tea that packs just as much flavor as it does history. Meet pu-erh, China’s aged and fermented tea! Pu-erh has a deep woody character and a dark, enchanting body. Like fine wines and whiskeys, pu-erh tea matures. Time alone contributes to its complexity.

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5 Health & Beauty Reasons To Sip Rooibos Tea

Rooibos tea isn't tea at all! It's actually a straw-like herb, also known as "red bush," that comes from the South African Aspalathus linearis. The brew of the rooibos leaf is naturally sweet, caffeine free, and full of compounds that provide health benefits! It has a rich, full-bodied taste with nutty undertones and hints of sweet raisin. Drinking rooibos tea is good for strengthening the heart, slowing the ageing process, regulating blood sugar, and calming allergy symptoms.

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Black Tea: Vibrant History, Vibrant Health

Caffeine’s reputation has been slandered a bit in recent years. Does our love of a black tea buzz have negative consequences for our health? Researchers at Harvard say no! As it turns out, in all it’s forms, tea has a positive impact on your overall well-being. Black tea contains active compounds that support healthy skin, teeth, bones, and organs. So, if your preference is for a darker brew, go ahead and indulge.

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7 Teas For Digestive Health

Drinking hot tea after a meal is a soothing way to prevent stomach upset. Oolong tea can help with absorption and digestion, while pu-erh tea helps to lower the cholesterol and lipid absorption of heavy foods. Other herbal remedies help to alleviate gas, bloating, and general discomfort. Try these teas and herbal remedies to calm your symptoms so you can move on with your day!

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5 Tips For Brewing The Perfect Cup Of Tea

Drinking hot tea after a meal is a soothing way to prevent stomach upset. Oolong tea can help with absorption and digestion, while pu-erh tea helps to lower the cholesterol and lipid absorption of heavy foods. Other herbal remedies help to alleviate gas, bloating, and general discomfort. Try these teas and herbal remedies to calm your symptoms so you can move on with your day!

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Take Time: Mindfulness In A Mug

Tea drinking is ubiquitous. On every continent on Earth, each with unique cultural traditions, you will find people who engage in a moment of stillness and tea. Tea has been ingrained into the fiber of human lives, throughout history. A mug of tea provides respite, calm, and ceremony. A moment of tea drinking is not simply a delivery mechanism for caffeine and health benefits - it is a reprieve, a filibuster against the constant demands of life.

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Teas To Alleviate A Headache

A headache is not just discomfort - it can really throw a wrench in your plans! It's estimated that 90% of people suffer from headaches of some variety on a regular basis. But, if over-the-counter medication isn't your idea of a permanent solution, perhaps tea can be the potion you're looking for! Many herbs and teas are a natural remedy for common headache symptoms. Here are a few teas that might help you get some sweet relief!

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5 Benefits Of Being A Regular Green Tea Drinker

Green tea has been a popular beverage throughout history. It is used for ceremony, everyday use and even Chinese medicine. The simple act of sipping a hot, soothing beverage is already an enjoyable one. But, adding to the reasons to indulge in a sip, there is a growing body of evidence that green tea drinking can be very beneficial to overall health. There's a whole lot of power in these little leaves!


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Oolong: Tea’d Between The Lines

Smooth and velvety, oolong tea is a treat for the palette. Though it makes up only a modest 2% of global tea production, oolong has gained quite a bit of popularity recently. Health experts are recommending this connoisseur brew for a multitude of benefits, from weight loss to bone density. Tea drinkers who enjoy tea for taste or benefit will be pleased when they try this new kid on the block!

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Can You Really Drink Your Tea From The Outside In?


You’re already a tea drinker! You know that with each delicious mug, you’re improving your health, vitality, and mentality. But, your leaves still have plenty of crime-fighting potential even after the flavor has been steeped away. Did you know that leftover steeped leaves can be used for natural skincare? Don’t let your leaves go to waste; Use these creative methods to get the most out of your loose tea.

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9 Fascinating Facts For Tea Lovers

All true tea comes from varieties of the Camellia plant. Calling any other brewed herb beverages a “tea” is a misnomer. Chamomile, hibiscus and valerian root are often referred to as teas, but they’re actually herbal infusions. Likewise, any fruit based teas should technically be called “tisanes.”

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7 Reasons To Add White Tea To Your Healthy Regimen

Routines are the secret weapon of the successful. By committing to healthy lifestyle choices and applying them to your day-to-day activity, you will be sure to see results! An easy addition to any health and wellness plan is the incorporation of antioxidant-rich and health-promoting beverages. White tea is the purest form of tea leaf, simply picked and dried. Here is a list of some of the top reasons why you should sip tea on the regular.


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