Tea Tales

Margaret Frederick
Pu-erh is a bit of an unfortunate name ... but a wonderful tea!

Pu-erh is a bit of an unfortunate name ... but a wonderful tea!

I actually am not keen on "toilet humour" but it is hard to ignore the connotations of the name of this tea in the English language. However, it is worth getting over this small hiccup because it is definitely one of my favourite teas and well worth trying. I love the earthy woody taste and lack of any bitterness, no matter how long brewed. It also known traditionally for numerous health benefits. Most notable are to: Balance Gut Bacteria & Improve Digestion Lower Cholesterol &  Blood Sugar Levels Improve Sleep Quality & Strengthen Bone Health Pu-erh helps the body produce lovastatin, a natural statin that is commonly used to treat...

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Margaret Frederick
Ginger - I love you because ...

Ginger - I love you because ...

It is an excellent flavouring agent to use in both savoury and sweet recipes for cooking. As well as a long culinary history, it also many health benefits and tradition of safe medicinal use

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Margaret Frederick
Everything starts somewhere ☕😉 but you do not always know where a cup of tea will take you ...

Everything starts somewhere ☕😉 but you do not always know where a cup of tea will take you ...

I have been blending, packing & selling real leaf tea at markets in the Cairns region since 2009. The drinking of real leaf tea (not supermarket teabags!) is an age old tradition & I love the opportunity to help people discover or rediscover the satisfaction & joy of a good cuppa! Tea tastes great hot or cold & makes a healthy, low calorie alternative to soft drinks or juices. The first Australian tea plantation was established up here in Tropical North Queensland in 1882.  The tradition continues today and I source black tea from nearby plantations in the Palmerston &  Daintree....

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Margaret Frederick
A real "Win Win" situation 😍  Loose Leaf Tea not only tastes better, but it is better for you! !

A real "Win Win" situation 😍 Loose Leaf Tea not only tastes better, but it is better for you! !

Quality loose leaf tea not only tastes better, but it so much better for you too! It is far less processed and so much higher in antioxidants and other health benefits than the "fannings" used in teabags. 

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