Welcome to the latest issue of The Right Tea Newsletter!
What is all the fuss about infused waters? Is it just another way to drink tea? Let’s find out about this new trend that is gaining more fans every day.
We also present to you two new herbal teas, a cure-all Asian favorite herbal tea and a wonderfully scented calming herbal infusion.
Chrysanthemum tea is an herbal infusion that high appreciated in many Asian countries for its wonderful cooling nature and its delicious flavor.
With a long history in traditional medicine, this tea is often used to treat a cold or bring down a fever. It cools your body, so it is the ideal tea to have in the summer months.
Learn more about this lovely floral tea:
A new trend seems to have hit the world in the past few years: cold water infusions. Are these infusions any different from a regular iced tea? Let’s take a look.
What is infused water?
Have you come across a jug of water with lemon and cucumber slices or berries and mint?
Water infusions are just this: water infused in a combination of fruits, vegetables and herbs. No more preparation is needed than slicing or chopping up your ingredients, placing them in a jug filled with water and waiting.
In a few hours you get infused flavored water. Over ice cubes or cooled in the refrigerator and you have a tasty beverage at hand.
How is this different from any iced tea or tisane?
The first difference is that as soon as you use tea leaves, then you have a pot of tea, no matter how you brew it.
Then there is the method. To make herbal or regular teas, in most cases you need to heat up water, brew for a certain number of minutes, strain and pour over ice cubes or put in the refrigerator to cool down and drink later.
Which is better?
Let’s first take a look at infused water:
Now let’s look at iced teas:
So which should you choose?
Well, you can choose whichever method you like best depending on how much time you have available to prepare your drink. However, consider the following when choosing your beverage:
Choose the best method that will allow you to stay properly hydrated and healthy during the summer months and most important of all:
Have fun and enjoy!
Lavender tea is made from the flowers of this Mediterranean herb that is loved for its many health benefits and for its beautiful color and amazing perfume.
This is the ideal tea to drink when you are restless and can’t fall asleep. When stress gets to you it can cause havoc in your whole body and a cup of this tea could just help bring it back into balance.
Come and learn more about this calming infusion:
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