The Science Behind the Magic
Here we unveil the scientific wonders behind each tea type, as well as the herbs and spices that can be found within in our blends. Delve into the benefits of our teas, supported by linked studies, and discover the enchanting fusion of flavor and well-being that we artfully create.
Join us on a journey where nature's magic meets scientific validation, and every sip is a step towards a healthier, more vibrant you.
Black Tea & Puerh
Scientific research reveals that a daily cup of tea can be your ally in reducing blood pressure, lessening the chances of significant cardiovascular incidents, and even diminishing the risk of heart-related mortality.
Incorporating Black Tea into your routine can aid in neutralizing free radicals, fostering a shield against cell damage within your body. This protective measure might contribute to lowering the likelihood of chronic ailments over time.
A thorough study revealed that black tea consumption notably reduced LDL cholesterol, with a stronger effect observed in those at higher cardiovascular risk.
The polyphenols present in black tea potentially support gut health by fostering beneficial bacteria growth while restraining the growth of harmful bacteria.
An insightful examination of various studies delving into the impact of black tea on blood pressure unveiled a noteworthy discovery: regular consumption of black tea led to a significant reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure when compared to control groups.
Animal and test-tube studies have shown that puerh tea may help burn more stored body fat which can lead to weight loss.
Because it can help decrease fat accumulation, pu-erh tea may help prevent or reverse nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a disease in which excess fat accumulates in your liver.
Puerh tea helps to balance the good bacteria in the gut and intestines.
A 2015 study showed that puerh tea decreased blood sugar in vitro and in mice and can aid those who are pre-diabetic.
Pu-erh tea's potential in countering immunosenescence was explored using SAM-P8 mice. Administered individually, it increased crucial immune cell fractions and decreased IL-6 levels, hinting at its ability to restore immune function and lower inflammation. This suggests Pu-erh tea might enhance resistance to infection and cancer in aging populations.
Green Tea contains the catechin EGCG, which is the main source of its beneficial properties.
A 2020 study showed that green tea was linked with lower levels of certain markers related to Alzheimer’s disease. Compounds such as EGCG and L-theanine may be responsible.
a Study from Japan found that people who drank five or more cups per day had a lower chance of death from all causes than those drinking one cup or less.
A 2021 study in China suggests a 10% lower risk of death from type 2 diabetes for those who drink green tea daily.
A 2022 study found drinking four or more cups of green tea daily was linked with a lower chance of abdominal obesity.
A 2020 review found that when paired with excersize, Green tea can help to boost metabolism and aid in weight loss.
Within a cup of brewed oolong tea, you'll discover modest traces of calcium, magnesium, and potassium, alongside approximately 38 mg of caffeine. Contrasting this, a cup of green tea presents around 29 mg of caffeine.
Oolong contains L-theanine, an amino acid shown to have positive effects on relaxation and cognitive performance
Scientific exploration underscores the potential of tea in guarding against diabetes and its associated complications, potentially by mitigating insulin resistance, curbing inflammation, and engaging other intricate mechanisms.
In a study from 2003, people who drank more than six cups of tea per day had a lower rate of heart disease than non-tea drinkers.
A recent study on animals unveiled a fascinating finding: extracts from oolong tea exhibited the ability to enhance fat oxidation, directly contributing to a reduction in body fat.
Promising research suggests that both black and green teas could aid in easing atopic dermatitis (eczema) symptoms, yet more studies are required for definitive results.
One study showed that White tea effectively reduces skin inflammation.
A test-tube study found that white tea extract can help protect animal nerve cells against damage from a free radical called hydrogen peroxide
In an analysis of five studies, scientists discovered that people who drank three cups or more of tea per day had a 21% lower risk of heart disease.
Fluoride can help prevent dental cavities by making the surface of teeth more resistant to acid attacks by bacteria in combination with sugar
Studies have found that polyphenols like the ones in white tea may lower your risk of insulin resistance
Catechins found in white tea have been shown to fight risk factors that are thought to suppress cells that break down bones.
By one estimate, the catechins in matcha are up to 137x greater than other types of green teas.
Drinking matcha tea can increase antioxidant intake.
Research shows that matcha causes improved attention, memory and cognitive function.
L-theanine changes the effects of caffeine in the body, and helps to avoid the crash associated with it.
Contains L-theanine, which has been shown to increase the alpha wave activity in the brain, which in turn can decrease stress levels.
Harnessing the calming prowess of L-theanine, matcha emerges as a sleep-supporting elixir. By curbing cortisol, the stress-triggering hormone, it paves the way for tranquil slumber.
Herbs & Spices
Honeysuckle has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries for its cooling effects and as a natural anti-inflammatory drink.
A Potent Adaptogen that can decrease stress levels.
- The scent of lavender has been shown to improve mood and calm the mind
One study in 80 new mothers found that those who drank 1 cup of lavender tea each day while taking time to appreciate the aroma reported less fatigue and depression, compared to those who did not smell and drink the tea.
High in the antioxidants known as anthocyanins.
- Rich in vitamin C, which supports the immune system
- Contains manganese, a mineral that helps maintain a healthy metabolism
- High antioxidant levels, which helps to eliminate free radicals
- Contains bromelain, an enzyme that helps the body break down proteins, and speeds recovery times
- Used for over 3000 years to relieve stress, increase energy, and improve concentration
- Contains high levels of withanolides
- Impedes the growth of cancer cells
- Reduces stress and anxiety
- May reduce symptoms of depression
- Can boost testosterone and increase male fertility
- Boosts immune system function
- May increase cognitive functions
High in flavonoid antioxidants, including quercetin and aspalathin.
Caffeine-free & rich in polyphenol antioxidants.
High in polyphenols.
- Rich in gallic acid, an antioxidant compound that is known to have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic effects
- Also rich in anthocyanins, which can aid in urinary tract health, eye health, and improved memory
- One study suggests that rose tea may help alleviate the side effects of PMS
- May aid in stress reduction
- Contains anti-inflammatory properties
- Rich in antioxidants
- Tissue protective
- Known as the "Miracle Tree" due to its wide range of health benefits
- Research shoes moringa powder may raise antioxidant levels for post menopausal women
- May lower blood sugar levels
- Contains potential anti-inflammatory properties
- May lower cholesterol levels
The selenium can help cleanse toxins from the liver.
The selenium can help cleanse toxins from the liver.
Used in aromatherapy to soothe nerves, promote relaxation, and ease depression.
- Contains tannins, flavanoids, and carotenoids, which all combat oxidative stress
- Studies suggest diets high in beta-carotene link to a lower risk of heart & metabolic disease
- Persimmons also contain carotenoids, which have been found to be inflammation fighters
- Rich in Vitamin A, a supporter of healthy vision
- Native to India, Mangos have been cultivated for over 4000 years
- Mangos contain catechins, anthocyanins, quercetin, amongst other antioxidants, which protect cells from free radical damage
- The lutein and zeaxanthin in mangos supports healthy vision
- Rich in Vitamin C, which promotes collagen production