The best teas for a cold or sore throat

the best tea for a cold or sore throat

Now that we’ve passed the middle of winter here in the Northern hemisphere, at least the days are gradually getting a little longer. But, certainly here in the UK, we have at least another two or three months of cold, wet, windy and generally miserable weather to look forward to. So we’re still stuck indoors … Read more The best teas for a cold or sore throat

Review of Machu’s Blend – Tea for Dogs

tea for dogs

Isn’t tea poisonous for dogs? First of all this is not about giving ordinary tea to your dog. All “true” teas, that is, teas derived from the plant Camellia sinensis – black, green, white, yellow oolong and Pu-erh tea in any form, so that includes Earl Grey, Lapsang Souchong, matcha and so on – are … Read more Review of Machu’s Blend – Tea for Dogs

Is black tea good for you? How can I find reliable tea health facts?

black tea health benefits

This question: “Is tea good for you?” is the one I am asked most often. As a lifelong lover and drinker of tea, I would say “of course tea is good for you!” But, as a scientist (I trained as a nutritional biochemist. Read more about me and my background here), I would say “it … Read more Is black tea good for you? How can I find reliable tea health facts?

Hot tea in warm weather can cool you down

The news that tea lovers everywhere have been waiting for. Okay, I put my hand up straight away, it’s not just tea that has this effect but any hot drink. We’re experiencing a bit of a heatwave here in the UK with temperatures set to reach 38°C (100 °F) tomorrow, Thursday 25th August. Even a … Read more Hot tea in warm weather can cool you down