Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

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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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Tea Troubleshooting: 6 Tips for Tea Skeptics

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

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

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

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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How to Give Tea for the Holidays: Beginner’s Guide to Ethical Gifting

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Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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6 Best Herbal Teas for Digestion & Why They Work

Posted by Stephany Morgan

How to combat Thanksgiving indigestion - we cover how your body digests and the impact of overeating and alcohol, to the soothing effects of the six best spices and herbal teas for digestion. Tisanes with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon verbena and peppermint, and how they work.
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How to combat Thanksgiving indigestion - we cover how your body digests and the impact of overeating and alcohol, to the soothing effects of the six best spices and herbal teas for digestion. Tisanes with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon verbena and peppermint, and how they work.
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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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