Shining a light on the world of Dark Tea & Pu-erh

Pu-erh TouchaAN ENTIRELY NEW CATEGORY OF TEA … Veiled in mystery, Hei Cha, or dark tea, is a special category of aged tea from China that is seldom available outside of Asia. An important part of Chinese culture linked to century-old traditions, dark tea has yet to reach global recognition on the same scale as other tea types (such as green and black). However, dark tea’s popularity is gaining momentum due to its powerful, medicinal effects. If Darjeeling is the “Champagne of teas,” then dark tea is its cousin—an aged, Cognac or Brandy. . . . → Read More: Shining a light on the world of Dark Tea & Pu-erh

Antioxidants in Green and Black Tea – According to WebMD

Tea is brimming with antioxidants, the disease-fighting compounds that help your body stave off illness. When it comes to health benefits, Black tea is equally as impressive as green tea. “In my lab, we found that green and black tea had identical amounts of polyphenols,” he tells WebMD. “Astounding” aptly describes tea’s antioxidant power, Weisburger tells WebMD. “Whether it’s green or black, tea has about eight to 10 times the polyphenols found in fruits and vegetables.” . . . → Read More: Antioxidants in Green and Black Tea – According to WebMD