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A fully referenced, anti-pseudoscience exploration into the glorious world of tea science. We publish once per week, with posts ranging from cool tea science to delicious recipes to how to have fun with tea!

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How to Compost & Fertilize with Tea Leaves for the Home Gardener

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Reduce your waste by recycling your tea leaves. For a full garden or just a few indoor plants, composting is an ingenious way to keep your plants healthy and reduce your food waste! Liven up your garden with the ins and outs of looseleaf and bagged tea leaves as fertilizer to help keep your garden beau-TEA-ful!
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Reduce your waste by recycling your tea leaves. For a full garden or just a few indoor plants, composting is an ingenious way to keep your plants healthy and reduce your food waste! Liven up your garden with the ins and outs of looseleaf and bagged tea leaves as fertilizer to help keep your garden beau-TEA-ful!
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Moringa: The Energizing, Caffeine-Free Matcha Alternative

Posted by Stephany Morgan

The moringa plant is known as the "miracle tree" for a reason! Learn what moringa is, whether moringa or matcha is better for you, the health benefits of moringa, and whether it's safe to consume moringa when pregnant. Plus, our recommendations and ideas for some delicious moringa powder recipes.

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The moringa plant is known as the "miracle tree" for a reason! Learn what moringa is, whether moringa or matcha is better for you, the health benefits of moringa, and whether it's safe to consume moringa when pregnant. Plus, our recommendations and ideas for some delicious moringa powder recipes.

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Best Teas for Your New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Stephany Morgan

What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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Tea Troubleshooting: 6 Tips for Tea Skeptics

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How to brew tea correctly and make your tea taste better. Tips and tricks for tea skeptics, with what happens if you brew too long, the best ways to steep your tea, how to blend your own tea, teabags vs looseleaf, brewing true vs herbal tea, what happens if you brew too long, when to drink tea, and how to boil water for tea! Plus: how to use tea for mindfulness and relaxation

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How to brew tea correctly and make your tea taste better. Tips and tricks for tea skeptics, with what happens if you brew too long, the best ways to steep your tea, how to blend your own tea, teabags vs looseleaf, brewing true vs herbal tea, what happens if you brew too long, when to drink tea, and how to boil water for tea! Plus: how to use tea for mindfulness and relaxation

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Christmas Tea Time for Kids: Beloved Stories & Herbal Teas to Match

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Best herbal teas and picture books for children, for a cozy holiday. Christmas stories about winter and celebrations around the world paired with super tasty caffeine-free teas. Learn why these herbal teas are safe for children, and options that are not only decaf, zero calorie, and sugar free, but also delicious!
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Best herbal teas and picture books for children, for a cozy holiday. Christmas stories about winter and celebrations around the world paired with super tasty caffeine-free teas. Learn why these herbal teas are safe for children, and options that are not only decaf, zero calorie, and sugar free, but also delicious!
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