Find Delight in Catnip “Tea”

By Alexandra Hoover [reposted from our sister blog] If you’ve ever wanted to experience firsthand what catnip is all about, you may want to make this catnip tea. It also includes chamomile, lemon balm, mint, and lemongrass. You need half a cup of catnip, a fourth of a cup of mint, a fourth of a cup …

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White Tea and Health

By William I. Lengeman III When it comes to health benefits, there’s no doubt that green tea gets more than its fair share of press. But there’s evidence to show that benefits can be derived from any type of tea. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, since all types of real tea are derived from …

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Traditional Masala Chai Recipe

By Alexandra Hoover Masala chai is a very popular tea from India which includes spices as well as herbs. In some situations, masala chai is used as ayurvedic medicine; nevertheless, this particular recipe should not be relied on for any curative qualities. While the word “chai” seems to apply specifically to Indian tea, it is …

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