Archive for August, 2008

Herbs To Use For Tea

Herbal teas have been consumed for over 5000 years!  Unlike white, black and green tea, herbals are made from a variety of plants or herbs which have different medicinal purposes.  Here are some great herbs to use for tea as well as the medicinal effects they have. One of the most popular herbs for tea […]


Yerba Mate Tea Benefits

Typically we associate tea with China and India, but great teas are grown in other countries too.  South Africa has Rooibos tea which has recently become very popular due to it’s porported health benefits. But if you want a bold tea with an interesting tradition you might consider Yerba Mate. Although not a traditional tea […]


Rooibos Tea Health Benefits

Rooibos tea is derived from the Aspalathus Linearis plant, so it’s not a true tea like green or black tea as these teas come from the Camellia Sinensis.  A true tea or not, the Rooibos tea health benefits rival those of green tea, and it makes a tasty drink too! Brewed from needle like leaves […]

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