By Becky Striepe on July 23, 2012
Brewing up a cup of hot, black tea might not sound the most appealing during the hottest months of the year, but the tannins in tea are great for soothing sunburned skin, and don’t worry: you let it cool before you apply it.
By Becky Striepe on May 10, 2010
Reader Lilly asked a great question in the comments of our post about home made sugar scrub:
I am starting my homemade tea business and I can’t seem to come up with any good packaging idea. I don’t want to use fancy dandy packaging. I want something simple, homemade but beautiful. Any suggestions?
Tea is a tricky thing to package. According to The Fragrant Leaf, “the enemies of tea are air, light, moisture and odors from other foods.” That means we’re looking for some sort of air-tight container that isn’t clear. Here are some ideas.
By Alissa Wilson-Williams on February 6, 2009
It seems that the tiny little bugs responsible for eradicating millions of acres of forest throughout North America don’t have a taste for tea, or at least a chemical commonly found in it. Research released this month by the National Forest Service suggests that a pheromone used in herbal tea may curtail the mountain pine [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on May 4, 2008
Upgrade: $34 For a truly unique and enjoyable gift, give mom a Numi Organic Flowering Tea set. Each set comes with bouquets of flowering tea and a Numi glass tea pot. Here is Numi’s description of flowering tea… Flowering Tea is a new tradition that celebrates the tea leaf. Hand-picked, organically grown, premium white tender [...]