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 [...]
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.
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.
Our friend and Feature blogger Alex Hurt brings us her wellness know-how to your home over the coming month. With 20 years within the spa industry, Alex drills down to the simplicities of well- being that makes a difference to your everyday lockdown life and beyond.
In the UK, the white frothy blossom of elderflower usually appears in late May to early June. Elderflower has long been used in traditional medicine in many different cultures over the world, because of its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
We believe making tinctures and tonics from these teas are essential because they cover basic daily health needs in this given climate. This article will share some tips for your home apothecary with teas
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 [...]
Most Japanese teas fall in the non-oxidised, green tea category and undergo steaming in the initial stages of the processing to stop all oxidation. Japan produces about twenty different types of tea, the most famous of which is Sencha, accounting for roughly 80% of Japan’s tea production.
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.
Most of us are not used to working from home and managing our own time can be challenging in amongst family life and new boundaries, or lack of them. So how do we establish a new healthy routine during the pandemic and what can help us define this?