Author - Camellia's Tea House

May 2020

green tea and gut health

Promoting Gut Health by Pickling Green Tea

Green tea is pretty amazing whether you enjoy brewing a delicious cup and reap the health benefits or recycle the leaves and use it in your home for household usage. Green tea is also well-known for the part it plays in culinary creations but not really known for the delicious and healthy pickles it can create. Green tea has been well documented for its prebiotic properties which help promote growth activity of essential microorganisms in the gut. By pickling green [...]

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

In the second blog of our series with Alex hurt, she explores mental health issues in conjunction with lockdown life and Mental Health Awareness Week 2020. So.. curl up with your favourite wellness tea, light a candle and read Alex’s musings to put a smile on your face and some goodness into your day.

Drinking Tea to Balance out Excessive Body Heat in Summer

To maintain a state of balance during the summer season, it is important to find time to relax, rest the body so it is able to reduce body heat and not be overexerted. It is also important to exercise and break a sweat so toxins can be eliminated. Most importantly maintain good hydration and avoid getting over-heated.

April 2020

The Art of Japanese Gyokuro Tea

Although its name translates to ‘Jade Dew’, in reference to the pale green colour of the cup, Japanese Gyokuro Tea is perhaps better known as ‘precious dew’ and it is a truly striking tea. Considered to be one of the rarer teas in the world, it is also Japan's finest grade of tea and one that requires considerable skill, knowledge and patience to produce. Highly sought after not only by the Japanese, this beautiful green tea is also one [...]

matcha face mask

How to make Matcha Face Mask for a variety of Skin Types

The extraordinary healing power of matcha powdered green tea, qualifies to be labelled as a “superfood” in my opinion. There is so much to say about Matcha and here at Camellia’s Tea House we have endless ideas and recipes to share with you, one of which is making homemade Matcha Face Mask.