What do I need to prepare loose leaf tea?
You will need something to hold the tea leaves, or something to strain them with. Herbal Tea has a large selection of tea accessories available for purchase. A tea strainer, tea pot, tea brew bags, a tea press, pincer ball, or mesh ball strainer are all great options.
How Do You Prepare Loose Leaf Tea?
You will need to bring your water to the right temperature for your kind of tea. Different types of tea require different brewing temperatures and times. Please refer to the packaging on your tea, or our product pages for the preferred water temperature and steeping time for your favorite brew.
How Much Loose Tea Do I Need?
1 oz. of loose leaf tea will brew between 10-15 8 oz cups of tea, unless otherwise noted.
Loose leaf tea can be re-steeped multiple times for maximum use of leaves. There is a subtle change in flavor and aroma each time you steep your tea leaves. Enjoy the experience each time!
Are your loose leaf teas diet friendly?
Yes, we do not have an exact caloric count but all of our teas are all natural and very low in calories.
Does tea go bad?
When stored properly (in an air-tight canister) your tea can last up to a year.
How do I make iced tea out of loose leaf tea?
Use your favorite loose leaf tea to make delicious iced tea. Use double the standard amount used to make hot tea and add sweetner to taste. Loose leaf tea makes great iced tea and has a wonderful, fresh flavor.
What is organic tea?
Organic tea is produced without man-made chemicals and contains only natural ingredients.
What are the health benefits of loose leaf tea?
Tea contains antioxidants These amazing chemicals found naturally in tea help to prevent damage from free radicals that cause premature aging. Green Tea extract which is very rich in these free radicals is now showing up in under eye creams and face serums. Tea has caffeine, but less than coffee which makes it a great alternative for caffiene sensitive drinkers.
What is a tea latte?
Tea lattes have really gotten popular in the last few years. Similar to a latte made with coffee or espresso, a tea latte is a mixture of concentrated tea with frothed milk.