Korean Ginger “Tea” (Tisane)

Featured as one of the five herbal infusions that I would like to explore more, Korean Ginger “Tea” is a deliciously sweet, invigorating ginger brew that I often feel I can’t get enough of. As the quote marks in the title (and its inclusion in my previous article) indicate, it is technically a herbal infusion …

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Do-It-Yourself Herbal Infusions

I am a big tea drinker (white, black, green, oolong…all of it really), but I also enjoy those non-tea “teas”, herbal infusions. When I do opt for infusions, rather than buy existing blends, I usually make them myself. It is very easy, and often cheaper. Additionally, the ingredients in homemade infusions are fresher and so …

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Chamomile: A Lovely Steeping Herb

What is Chamomile? The flowers of the daisy-like chamomile plant are commonly used in a variety of preparations, including skin-care products, oral supplements, and, of course, as a beverage. While infusions of chamomile are often called "chamomile tea", chamomile is not a true tea, and so is more properly known as a tisane. What does …

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