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The Benefits of Buying Organic Tea

The Benefits of Buying Organic Tea

When you buy organic tea you support the organic tea movement. Full stop. What is it that you’re supporting? Your purchase supports organic farmers who have the integrity of the earth in mind.

Why do Translations of Chinese Tea Names Differ so Much?

Why do Translations of Chinese Tea Names Differ so Much?

Iron Buddha, Iron Goddess of Mercy, Iron Bodhisattva, Tik Goon Yam, Tieguanyin, Tie Guan Yin, Tit Kwon Yin. These are different spellings of the same tea. Of course this same tea can have a huge spectrum in terms of grade, taste and quality but that is a story for another post.

Tips for a Frothier Matcha Top!

Tips for a Frothier Matcha Top!

In this post for TChing, (First Experiences with Matcha) , Michael Haavaldsrud touches on a few of the difficulties we all face when dealing with...

Top 5 Tea Types

Top 5 Tea Types

Diane covers the descriptions and brief explanations of the top 5 tea types in an informative video.

Best Teas for Joint Pain Management

Best Teas for Joint Pain Management

Joint pain is quick to hinder our mobility as well as decrease our fervor in life. It manifests as inflammation, which is usually characterized by swollen joints, redness, loss of joint function and stiffness.

Is the Tea Ceremony Romantic?

Is the Tea Ceremony Romantic?

One member of my Tea Dharma Club asked me: “Is the tea ceremony romantic?” I was surprised by this question, so I checked an English dictionary to find what the word “romantic” means.

Are There Seasonal Teas?

Are There Seasonal Teas?

Do your daily tea tastes change with the season?  People ask me about my favorite “tea”. Those of us who are deeply engaged with the world of tea...

How To Brew Loose Green Tea

How To Brew Loose Green Tea

Green teas are not all created equal, but they are delicious! The taste profile of the teas are affected by the terroir/growing conditions and the method by which they are processed.

Tea Is An Experience

Tea Is An Experience

Sitting down to drink a cup of tea grants us permission to slow down. Slowing down is a powerful…

How to Brew Rooibos

How to Brew Rooibos

Here at T Ching, we are proud to be featuring these delightful and informative videos by Diane Walden of Cal Teas. Here is an informative video...