Jan. 12th, 2017

Update from National Forest Foundation

Our forests are challenged year round by natural events such as wildfires, insects, tree diseases and severe weather events.  Buddha Teas feels strongly about planting trees due to deforestation happening across the globe.  We use recycled materials in making our tea, but one area we cant is our tea bags.  Our non-bleached tea bag can’t

Written By Dina McQueen
Aug. 5th, 2016

Steep History: Saffron Tea

Our Steep History articles have often ranged in subject from much-loved teas to more obscure herbal curiosities, but today’s subject is literally one for the ages: saffron, the most prized spice in the world. Spanning thousands of years and numerous cultures, the history of saffron could easily fill a book. We may not be able

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jul. 12th, 2016

Buddha Teas Blend Breakdown: Zen Cleanse

Today we’re taking a look at the perfect tea for a fresh summer detox: Zen Cleanse. With eight herbal ingredients at your disposal, the Zen Cleanse blend is a powerful go-to detoxifier. We’ll take you through each blend and the ingredients that make them so beneficial.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 29th, 2016

How to Use a Gaiwan for Easy, Delicious Tea

Many people find a gaiwan to be intimidating, and never give it a try. However, a gaiwan can allow you to experience loose-leaf teas in a completely new way, and its benefits are more than worth a little trial and error. Just follow these few simple steps, and you can begin enjoying your loose-leaf tea as you never have before.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 25th, 2016

Steep History: Gunpowder Green Tea

Many green teas carry intriguing and imaginative names, like “dragon well”, “matcha” and “gyokuro”. There is, however, one green tea that seems to break the mold: Gunpowder. How did this tea get its baffling name, and why does it seem to be popular in spite of that? Steep a cup for yourself and sit down with us as we unravel the mystery of gunpowder tea.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 17th, 2016

Teas Around the World: Teas of France

It may be true that France has long had a love affair with the café, but the tea culture in France is much stronger – and older – than you’d likely expect. And it’s making a comeback.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Jun. 10th, 2016

Which is Better: Tea Bags or Loose-Leaf Tea?

The lines have been drawn. You must choose where you stand: Tea bags, or loose-leaf? Today, we’ll take you through the ins and outs of this epic struggle.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Apr. 14th, 2016

5 Unexpected Health Benefits of Dandelion Tea

Want to find out what that ‘pesky garden weed’ is actually worth? Dandelions have been a cornerstone of herbal medicine for centuries, and now modern science is backing this up. Here are the top five unexpected benefits of drinking dandelion tea!

Written By Haylee Meyers
Apr. 6th, 2016

Steep History: Assam Black Tea

Welcome to another edition of our Steep History series! Today’s article takes us through a three-minute history of Assam tea, a tea that’s fun to say and even more fun to drink. Come take a closer look at one of India’s treasures, and see how it came to be.

Written By Haylee Meyers
Mar. 31st, 2016

Matcha Madness: Matcha Mixing Methods

Now you’ve got some matcha of your own, and you’re ready to enjoy it. But how do you do that, exactly? Before you’re tempted to give up, don’t stress! We’ll cover the various matcha mixing methods, from the traditional to the quick and dirty. Read on and see which one suits you best!

Written By Haylee Meyers