Every year drastic temperature changes and drier air make our mucous membranes more susceptible to airborne infections. While we can all agree that “cold and flu” should not be a season this or any year, we all face a greater risk of getting sick. Scientists at the University of Arizona report that when someone is sick in an office, it takes only four hours for … Continue reading Cold and Flu Tea-son: Teas for Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery
As a self-proclaimed loose leaf tea addict with a sister/nurse who owns an online loose leaf tea company, you may be expecting me to poo-poo coffee altogether in this post. If so, you may be surprised. In fact, I love the taste of coffee! Coffee, Coffee, Coffee! And for the most part, I liked the way coffee made me feel- initially. (especially top grade quality … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I Switched From Coffee To Tea
When my teens are feeling “under the weather” I tend to encourage lots of rest and make lots of loose leaf tea. (White tea is their favorite & it’s amazing for their young skin). The warmth of the tea soothes their sore throat and warms their small hands. What my teens (I have a young son and a daughter) don’t recognize at their tender … Continue reading Why My Teens Love To Drink Tea Daily
Catechins, the key to loose leaf tea’s most amazing health benefits, are a type of disease-fighting antioxidant and flavonoid found in the fresh leaves of loose leaf tea. If you drink tea on a regular basis, your defense is already in place by ways of your – tea. That’s right, the catechins are already hard at work protecting your immune health. The warrior-like catechins will … Continue reading Could Catechins In Loose Leaf Tea Be The New Black?
This is a disturbing situation. As many of you know, I’m a registered nurse and I care physically for patients in a hospital setting. Someone proclaiming that they “hate the taste of tea” is obviously a head case; someone in dire need of an emergency mental evaluation. This is beyond my scope of work. Haha! All jokes aside, this is a comment that I receive … Continue reading “But I Hate The Taste Of Tea!”
We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers leave those kids… (huh?) No, I didn’t intend to refer to the 1979 Pink Floyd song from album The Wall (but it does kind of get stuck in your head, doesn’t it? Sorry about that). But if I were penning a remake of the above song with … Continue reading “Hey, Teacher- Don’t Leave That Tea Alone!”