Fancy some biscuits and tea? The first ever recording of tea drinking dates back to 59BC in China, though it most likely originated earlier than that. Originally used as a medicinal drink, it then became widely used as a recreational drink made popular during the Chinese Tang dynasty, and slowly but surely, the rest of the world caught on, making tea, the second most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. With so many varieties, which include, black tea, green tea, oolong tea, yellow tea and even tea brewed with flowers; and with specific ways to prepare them, it’s no surprise that there are tea cultures around the world!
Lucky for us, we won’t have to travel to the ends of the Earth for a sip of premium tea. With Tea Ideas and their wide range of tea products, we are able to enjoy it at our convenience. Tea Ideas Pte Ltd is a Singapore home grown company started in 2012, and they are in the business for the past 4 years. A gourmet tea company that fashioned the Tea Wands, it is an innovated way of drinking ones’ tea.
Also being the first company that offers Gyokuro Green Tea in powder sachets instead of traditional tealeaves. In fact, they are probably the only company in the world that has the audacity to convert the most expensive green tea leaves into powder form; another example of their dare-to-be-different and innovative mindset. Currently, their powdered Gyokuro is widely accepted by consumers both locally and in the Middle Eastern regions for its incredible convenience, distinctive taste and its high antioxidants & health benefits.
With a mission to propagate good health with innovations from authentic High Quality Premium Grade Teas, and above all, the well being of their customers being their biggest inspiration, you can be sure that every sip is of the highest organic agricultural standards.
Some of their tea features unique flavors like chocolate, pineapple, and even fruit punch. Don’t know which to try first? Check out their Mixed Wands Pack of 12! With 10 different flavors for you to enjoy, you’ll be sure to find your favorite amongst them all. Want to know what are the top 3 most interesting flavors that caught our eye?
First would be the Seabuckthorn Tea, a particular tea blend that is packed with various health benefits. If you’re familiar with Seabuckthorn, it is useful in treating arthritis, joint and muscle aches. Known for it’s ability to lower cholesterol, boost lymphatic circulation and improve immunity, it is also able to reverse gout, promote colon health and be a remedy for various ailments such as indigestion, gastritis, headache, cold, cough, fever and body pains. For those who are seeking anti-ageing effects, Seabuckthorn tea is able to improve the look of skin and hair, as well as slow down the ageing process and help with weight loss. You may wish to pair this blend with deep fried foods as it contains a tinge of mint, which helps cleanse the palate of the fatty and oily aftertaste.
The next tea seems rather fun and is none other than the Fruit Punch Tea. Having the uncanny ability to evoke feelings of refreshing summer times at the beach, this high in Vitamin C tea helps to repair cells, build new ones and boosts our immune systems to prevent the common cold. A flavor that brings about sensations of sandy beaches, sun-kissed waters, and salty sea breeze, this blend is perfect when paired with some spicy food or stringer Mediterranean cuisine. Just add some ice during warm weather and you’ll have a delicious cup of iced fruit punch tea!
It was a tough choice, but we went along with the Ginger Cardamom Tea. Another amazing blend, known for its various health benefits include treating mouth ulcers, aids in digestion, fights respiratory allergies and reduces nausea. This tea also improves blood circulation, builds immunity, and helps detoxify our bodies. Additionally, people suffering from arthritis will find that the tea is beneficial to them by helping to reduce inflammation, Being rich with antioxidants, the Ginger Cardamom Tea is packed with anti-cancer properties, and can be taken to ease depression symptoms. If you’re wondering if this tea is spicy, you’ll be glad to know that Tea Ideas’ Ginger Cardamom Tea is not, and it pairs really well with Chinese food in general, especially some dim sum or chicken rice.
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