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Natural Sleep Teas

Natural Sleep Teas: A Physician's Take on The Best Sleeping Teas For A Restful Night

As a physician, I witness firsthand the impact of poor...
by Poorvi Chordia
PCOS Tea Benefits: A Guide to Tea Wellness for Every Symptom

PCOS Tea Benefits: A Guide to Tea Wellness for Every Symptom

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance affecting millions of women worldwide. While there's no single cure, managing symptoms holistically through diet, exercise, and potentially medication can significantly improve well-being. Here, PCOS teas and tisanes (aka herbal teas) emerge as natural allies, offering a delicious and comforting way to support your PCOS journey.

by Poorvi Chordia
The Art of Steeping Green Tea - To Make A Bitter Cup Better

The Art of Steeping Green Tea - To Make A Bitter Cup Better

You might have heard from your doctor that drinking green tea is good for your health. However, you find green tea to be bitter and unpalatable. What are you doing in this case? Are you steeping green tea correctly? Do you follow doctors and force yourself to drink bitter green tea, or do you just not drink it altogether and miss out on its health benefits?
by Poorvi Chordia
a tea plucker working in the tea garden

Spring Tea: Exploring Its Wonderful & Exquisite Delights

As the world rises from its winter slumber, the tea farms awaken with a vibrant display of new growth. This marks the arrival of spring teas – the first delicate harvests celebrated for their exceptional quality and unique character. But what exactly makes spring tea so special? Let's explore the essence of these exquisite, fragrant, and flavorful spring teas.
by Poorvi Chordia
tea farmers workin the tea gardens in Darjeeling to pluck fresh darjeeling tea leaves

Oolong vs Darjeeling Tea: A Tale of Tradition and Innovation

Join us as we navigate the nuanced world of Oolong vs Darjeeling teas, where age-old practices, tea colonization, and commercialization are changing as small, sustainable tea farmers emerge.
by Poorvi Chordia
Poorvi Chordia, founder of Herbs & Kettles, during her visit to the Darjeeling tea garden in India

Darjeeling Tea Gardens of India: Where Beauty meets Brew!

I am Poorvi, a tea sommelier, adventurer, and founder of...
by Poorvi Chordia
Herbal Fasting Teas for Weight Loss- Become a Lighter You

Herbal Fasting Teas for Weight Loss- Become a Lighter You

Intermittent fasting, endorsed by Dr Jason Fung[1] in his seminal...
by Poorvi Chordia
A beautiful tin of Herbs & Kettles Purple tea on display with freshly brewed tea in tea cup

Purple Tea's Health Benefits: Origins, Caffeine, and Steeping Technique

Purple tea, a distinctive variant gaining popularity, has sparked interest for its unique characteristics. This blog explores what purple tea is, the origins of purple tea, and its subsequent journey to Kenya. We will also discuss purple tea’s health benefits and practical insights into steeping and enjoying this intriguing tea.
by Poorvi Chordia
Darjeeling tea tasting

Green Tea vs Black Tea Caffeine Contents

In the world of tea lovers and for those seeking...
by Poorvi Chordia
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