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What to do with used tea leaves – a complete guide

Posted by Boyka Mihaylova on

Many tea lovers ask themselves how to dispose of used tea leaves. Although the leaves have depleted their taste and aroma, there are still plenty of ways to recycle them.

Discarded tea leaves can be used to create functional objects for the household, make natural cosmetic products, or implement in your arts & crafts activities for an added dose of health and beauty in your everyday life! (Read more)

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The Connection Between Japanese Food And Tea

Posted by Angelina Kurganska on

Teas have been used in food for centuries and in such a wide variety of ways! Just think about some of the most famous ones: matcha in your cake, Earl Grey in your cookies, tea-pickled eggs, and so much more. The aromatic qualities of tea have made it a pleasant addition to many foods around the world.

Japan is not an exception. In fact, green tea (especially matcha) has been used in Japanese cuisine from desserts to dinners and everything in between. (Read more)

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Japanese Face Mask. Discover Sencha Tea Benefits!

Posted by Angelina Kurganska on

Do you ever find yourself with extra sencha tea leaves after you’re done brewing and enjoying the lovely emerald green liquid?

Our guess is yes, unless you eat them… which is quite delicious by the way! But we will go into that another time.

Today we will share a recipe that hopefully many of you will be fond of and we will share how to use green tea for the face. (Read more)

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Used Tea Leaves: Chagra and the Concept of Mottainai

Posted by Angelina Kurganska on

Once the rich favorable flavor of your tea begins to fade we immediately think it is time to toss it as it is of no use to us any longer. Yet there are actually plenty of uses for used tea leaves!

The truth is even though the tea leaves no longer have flavor, they still have nutrients. These nutrients can still serve their purpose in many ways. (Read more)


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