Is It OK To Re-Boil Water for Tea

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Have a cup of your favorite Earl Grey Tea and ponder the answer to this question. Is it OK to re-boil water for tea? Answer: No. To make a great cup of tea, the water must contain oxygen. When you boil the same water more than once, all the oxygen in the water is removed. But, please conserve, only boil …

Best Water Temperature for Your Tea

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Here is a Tea Test. Should you make sure to fully boil the water for all types of tea? No. Different types of tea require the water to be at different temperatures. Black Tea – Water should be at a rolling boil Green Tea – Water should be about 160 degrees (bubbles begin to come to the top) White Tea …

Tips for Buying Tea

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If you are shopping for an imported brand of tea (such as Barrys, Lyons, PG Tips, etc), here are some tips. First, look for a “Best By” date for the tea you are buying. Most brands put a “Best By” date for their tea on the packaging. It is usually located on the bottom, but sometimes on the side. A …

Let Your Tea Brew Longer for More Health Benefits

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How can you get the most health benefits from a cup of tea? Just the tea brew longer. Higher levels of flavonoids and antioxidants result when tea is allowed to brew longer. These are the results of new study conducted by researchers from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Flavonoids are compounds found in plants that help prevent damage to cells. …