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Environmentally Friendly Tea Infusers

Silken Infusers filled with loose leaf tea In 2013, when we produced our first Tea Pyramids, we used silken infusers filled with loose leaf tea. What are infusers?  Tea infusers at The Tea Republic are more spacious alternatives to…

How a daily cup of tea could reduce your risk of dementia

As posted by : World Economic Forum Drinking tea reduces the risk of cognitive impairment by 50 percent—and as much as 86 percent for older adults who have a genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease—a study of 957 Chinese seniors…

3 Ways To Use Used Tea Leaves

Once we've brewed our tea, most of us simply dispose of the used tea leaves. Here are 3 of our favourite ways to make use of those unwanted tea leaves in favor of reducing waste : Nourish your garden…

Drink Tea. Be Happy : 15 facts about tea

We absolutely love this tea infographic, so we had to share it. Here are the 15 facts it contains : 1. Tea is the second most popular drink worldwide. ( after water ) 2. 27% of people state that…

From Tea Plant to Tea Cup

Ever wondered where the tea leaves used to brew your favourite cuppa come from? White Tea, Green Tea, Oolong Tea and Black Tea; these all come from the same tea plant, Camellia Sinensis. The processing  methods of the tea…

The History of Tea

Let’s find out where and how tea came to be a drink so many of us enjoy :   TIMELINE : 2737 BC According to legend, Emperor Shen Nung was sitting under a tree ( Camellia Sinensis ), while…

Does Tea Expire?

Does tea expire? Of late, we have been asked this question a few times. The short answer is : No. Whether you purchase loose leaf tea or tea bags, the packaging is bound to come with a best before date.…

About Tea Types

How many types of tea are there? At The Tea Republic, we categorise our teas into : WHITE | GREEN | OOLONG | BLACK | TISANE Theine : another name for caffeine, especially in the context of tea. WHITE TEA …

Perfect Tea Every Time

How do we know how long to infuse our tea for?  How does the water temperature affect the brew? Generally all teas come with a recommended brewing / steeping / infusing duration to bring out the best flavour the…

5 Benefits of Cinnamon Tea

  Cinnamon tea is a refreshing tea with soothing qualities. It is very easy to prepare too! Here’s the recipe : Ingredients: 1. 375 ml water ( 1.5 cups ) 2. 1 cinnamon stick ( 3 inches long )…

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