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What is the Best Way to Store Tea?


When you purchase quality tea leaves, you’ll find yourself placing more importance on your storage methods. How tea is stored affects its phytochemical makeup and the way it tastes. Fortunately, storing tea can be very simple. Chances are, you’ll consume the tea before you notice any decrease in taste or smell, providing that you store […]

Tea Can Help Fight Anxiety and Depression


In some parts of the world, tea has been used for centuries to help with relaxation, spiritual and religious ceremonies, nourishment and healing. For individuals dealing with anxiety or depression, it’s possible that tea can help ease their symptoms. One study from the UK’s University of Nottingham Medical School found that chamomile tea significantly relaxed […]

Fall in Love with Gwendalina’s Baked Apple Tea!


As much fun as the summer season is, there is something undeniably refreshing about the start of fall. School is starting back up, which means so are the routine schedules that will carry us to next summer. Bathing suits, sprinklers and summer toys are cleaned and packed away. Splash pads and swimming pools close for […]

Introduction to the Japanese Tea Ceremony

Introduction to Japanese Tea Ceremony The Japanese tea ceremony, otherwise known as the “Way of Tea” is an activity for those involved to display their grace and etiquette while drinking a form of powdered green tea known as matcha. The ceremony may also use a green tea known as sancha. These ceremonies are held formally […]

Science Shows a Hot Drink on a Hot Day Can Cool You Down


Here’s a question for you. On a hot day, do you think it’s better to cool off with a cold beverage or a hot beverage? If you’re like most people, you probably answered a cold beverage. But one study showed that drinking a hot beverage is actually the way to cool down the body. Surprised […]

Did You Know How the Way Tea is Handled Can Affect You?


All tea comes from the same plant called the Camellia Sinensis plant. The difference among teas is in the way they are cultivated and processed. For instance, white tea is minimally processed and oxidized, while black tea is fully fermented. Other factors that contribute to the taste of tea are weather conditions and soil type. […]

Non-GMO Tea – The Future of Tea is Going Back to Nature

People who are true tea connoisseurs, or simply regular tea drinkers who enjoy high quality tea are often looking for a specialty tea store where they can find fine organic loose leaf tea. Here at Tin Roof Teas, we believe that non-GMO tea is the future. Hidden Toxins in Mainstream Teas Many of the big […]

How Much Caffeine is in Tea?

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One of the biggest myths about tea is that it contains more caffeine than coffee. If you don’t want the caffeine, this may make you happy. If you are looking for that mid afternoon caffeine fix, you may want to try one of our Green tea varieties. Whichever side you’re on, it’s important to know […]

7 Reasons to Drink Tea Every Day

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Tea is a great drink to have served hot or cold. Aside from its warm or refreshing properties, tea is also packed with an abundance of health benefits. As a matter of fact, drinking tea every day can improve your health. If you’re looking for an easy way to get more vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants, […]

Which Teas Have the Most Antioxidants?

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Tea is one of the healthiest drinks available, which is wonderful news for tea lovers. White, green, black and oolong teas all come from the same plant called camellia senesis. This means that you get very similar benefits regardless of the type of tea you drink. The differences come from the way the teas are […]