Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

The Matcha Alternatives Blog

~ Infuse your life with tea! ~

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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1. Tea Science & Wellness

2. Tea Spotlights

3. Food & Drink Recipes

4. Tea Lifestyle

5. Antioxidant Series

6. Going Carbon Positive Series

A delicious herbal tea from South America, yerba mate has been accused of causing cancer, but are these fears justified? Here are the facts about this misleading claim. Plus, learn about the benefits of yerba mate tea, how much caffeine yerba mate contains, and how to make both hot and cold brew yerba mate.
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A delicious herbal tea from South America, yerba mate has been accused of causing cancer, but are these fears justified? Here are the facts about this misleading claim. Plus, learn about the benefits of yerba mate tea, how much caffeine yerba mate contains, and how to make both hot and cold brew yerba mate.
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Chamomile is the best herbal tea for sleep, but it has a ton of other health benefits too! Find out which chamomile is used for tea, the health differences between the two main types of chamomile, and which chamomile tea is best for you - plus where the highest quality chamomile comes from.
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Chamomile is the best herbal tea for sleep, but it has a ton of other health benefits too! Find out which chamomile is used for tea, the health differences between the two main types of chamomile, and which chamomile tea is best for you - plus where the highest quality chamomile comes from.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed

Every wants some answers before they try a new website, So....What do we sell at MatchaAlternatives.com? Do we sell matcha? Where are we based? Do we have a physical shop? Where do we ship? What’s the tea blog like? Should you subscribe? What are our prices like? What should you do if you don’t drink loose leaf tea? and more!
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Every wants some answers before they try a new website, So....What do we sell at MatchaAlternatives.com? Do we sell matcha? Where are we based? Do we have a physical shop? Where do we ship? What’s the tea blog like? Should you subscribe? What are our prices like? What should you do if you don’t drink loose leaf tea? and more!
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Welcome to the Matcha Alternatives Blog!

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed

This blog is a no-nonsense (but lighthearted) resource for everyone who is interested in herbal teas and the science behind them. We will go in-depth on the various herbal teas available in our shop, and also will explore the world of matcha, antioxidants, superfoods and how these can all be incorporated into a healthy lifestyle. We will also share our experiences from traveling the world to try and discover teas, as Vientiene and I have been doing for the last four years. We have had some fun and interesting experiences that we will be sharing with you. As part of this, we have some yummy tea recipes, both for cooking with your tea and also for making ideal tea accompaniments.
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This blog is a no-nonsense (but lighthearted) resource for everyone who is interested in herbal teas and the science behind them. We will go in-depth on the various herbal teas available in our shop, and also will explore the world of matcha, antioxidants, superfoods and how these can all be incorporated into a healthy lifestyle. We will also share our experiences from traveling the world to try and discover teas, as Vientiene and I have been doing for the last four years. We have had some fun and interesting experiences that we will be sharing with you. As part of this, we have some yummy tea recipes, both for cooking with your tea and also for making ideal tea accompaniments.
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