7 Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

green-tea-potMorning Rituals Drinking a cup or two of green tea is one for me. I enjoy the taste of organic loose leaf "Everyday Green Tea".  I ordered it bulk from the Imperial Tea Company and purchase it from there shop at Ferry Plaza Market in San Francisco. The list of health benefits are many; Here are just seven! It may prevent skin damage and wrinkling.  EGCG appears to be 200 times more powerful than vitamin E at destroying skin-damaging free radicals.  Source Care2 It contains a potent antioxidant Read more...

Healing Tea – also known as Natural Aspirin Tea

umeboshiNatural Aspirin Tea 1 ¾ cup filtered water 1 Twig Tea bag ½ Umeboshi plum or ½ teaspoon umeboshi plum paste 1 tablespoon Kuzu 2 drops good quality Tamari Bring the water to a boil in a small stainless steel pot. Turn off the heat and add the tea bag to steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bag. Put the umeboshi in the pot and stir until dissolved. Place the kuzu into a drinking cup and mix with 2 tablespoons cool water.  Slowly stir the kuzu and water into the pot and watch it thicken. Read more...