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Let's talk Hibiscus Tea

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Let's talk Hibiscus Tea

Bluffton Tea’s Hibiscus Blend, serve iced as the perfect solution for a summer afternoon or evening beverage, it’s refreshing, visually appealing with no caffeine. Yesterday was Market Day at the Bluffton Farmers Market and we demo’ed one of our favorite iced teas:  Hibiscus with mashed strawberries, all herbal (flower pieces), so no caffeine, yields a delightful refreshing beverage with an amazing crimson red color.  It’s natural cranberry reminiscent taste combined with strawberries is simple delightful. And our Customers reactions - their faces light up with a smile and request we post the directions on line, so here we go. Hibiscus...

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Let's talk Oolong & its benefits

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Let's talk Oolong & its benefits

Let’s talk Oolong Tea and its benefits Oolong tea benefits have been known for centuries in the Orient. The tea has been cultivated and refined in Taiwan, China and Japan.  Oolong, sometimes called WuLong, is taken from the camellia sinensis sinensis, which is the base for all true tea.  The difference between Oolong versus Green and Black Tea is its oxidation process. Its taste and properties such as caffeine levels lie somewhere between green and black tea. Oolong Tea benefits are similar to those of green tea, though most oolong is oxidized longer than green tea. It has less of...

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Let's talk Lavender

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Let's talk Lavender

Let’s talk Lavender. Lavender -- Lavandula angustifolia or Lavandula officinalis is a shrub known for its pleasant aroma and bright purple flowers. It is native to the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean, but is now cultivated throughout the world, particularly in the United States, Australia and southern Europe. The floral flavor and bluish purple color of lavender tea sooth your senses while its plant compounds may provide additional health benefits.   Drinking lavender tea is calming.  Drinking tea with lavender may relieve symptoms of both anxiety and depression, such as restlessness, insomnia and irritability. Its calming effect also extends to...

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