Herbal Tea News

Herbal Tea refers not to Black, Green, White or Oolong. In fact, it doesn’t even come from the Camellia sinensis (Tea) plant. Instead, this is a type of Tea that isn’t technically a “Tea” at all! Almost all consumable herbs can be used in the making of Herbal infusions. The most popular ones, however, are Peppermint Tea, Camomile Tea and Hibiscus Tea. Whatever your preference, you’ve chosen well with The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company. Since 2010, global Herbal Tea sales have increased by around 30%. But why, exactly? Taste has a significant role to play. Another factor is its well-documented health benefits. Indeed, depending on which type you choose, your morning cuppa could improve your wellbeing in a plethora of ways. If you’d like to find out more, be sure to read our blogs below.

  1. Milk Thistle Benefits & Side Effects

    Milk Thistle Benefits & Side Effects

    What is Milk Thistle good for? Ask a gardener and they’ll likely say “not much”. Ask us, however, and we’ll talk about its Milk Thistle Tea benefits. But what, exactly, does this often-overlooked herb do? The good news is that we’ll be exploring the facts, figures, history and health benefits of Milk Thistle Tea in the article below. Topics covered Read more...
  2. Thyme Tea Benefits

    Thyme Tea Benefits

    Thyme is a herb often found in a variety of seasonal soups and sauces. It also makes for a popular addition to rice dishes, vegetables, potatoes and even fresh bread. Did you know, however, that when brewed up as an infusion, it comes with Thyme Tea benefits? We will be exploring its full potential in the article below, with topics Read more...
  3. Jasmine Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Jasmine Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Few infusions are more floral, aromatic and irresistible than Jasmine Tea. In its most natural form, this beautiful flower has been admired for centuries. When brewed into either Jasmine Green Tea, Jasmine White Tea or Jasmine Herbal Tea, it comes with extraordinary Jasmine Tea benefits. This article will explore some of its finest qualities, including the following: What is Jasmine Read more...
  4. Lemon Balm Tea Benefits Backed By Science

    Lemon Balm Tea Benefits Backed By Science

    Lemon Balm, sometimes known as the “calming herb”, is a delicious and wholesome Tea. It has sweet, citrusy, herbaceous flavours - accompanied by, according to science, Lemon Balm Tea benefits. Once considered a vital ingredient for making the elixir of life, today we drink it for anxiety relief and even weight loss. We will be exploring its finer qualities in Read more...
  5. 16 Peppermint Tea Benefits

    16 Peppermint Tea Benefits

    Peppermint Tea benefits are perhaps some of the best known in the world of herbal remedies. Although not a “Tea” in the conventional sense, it has much to offer casual drinkers and connoisseurs alike. But how, exactly, does it help? And what makes this beverage so special, so unique? We will be exploring 16 reasons why you should drink Peppermint Read more...
  6. Moringa Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Moringa Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    “Saubhajnana” is the Sanskrit word for Moringa Tea benefits. It means “knowledge of the heavens”, a term that makes sense today as much as it did thousands of years ago. Initially, this remarkable herb played a significant role in the holistic Indian practice of Ayurveda. Now, it has the backing of modern science. You can find out more in the Read more...
  7. Liquorice Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Liquorice Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Liquorice Tea is the infusion of choice for those with a sweet tooth. Some scientists, in fact, suggest that its sweetness is 30 to 50 times stronger than table sugar. And best of all, this comes without causing damage to teeth. What more could you want from your morning cuppa? Well, as it turns out, this beverage does indeed have Read more...
  8. Benefits of Cinnamon Tea

    Benefits of Cinnamon Tea

    Cinnamon isn’t often a spice you think about when making your morning cuppa. Although some choose to add a sprinkle of it to Fresh Coffee, most wouldn’t actively choose it as a standalone infusion. However, the benefits of Cinnamon Tea may soon change this for the better. What’s more, and perhaps more importantly, it tastes great! So, let’s find out Read more...
  9. Benefits & Side Effects of Pine Needle Tea

    Benefits & Side Effects of Pine Needle Tea

    The mighty pine tree is a common sight around much of the world. But did you know that you can make Herbal Tea from its leaves? When brewed, this wholesome, nutritious infusion boasts herbaceous flavours with subtle minty undertones - as well as proven Pine Needle Tea benefits. But what, exactly, can it offer to your health and wellbeing? The Read more...
  10. Vervain Tea Benefits, Side Effects

    Vervain Tea Benefits, Side Effects

    When you think of Herbal Tea, thoughts often drift to Peppermint, Camomile or Hibiscus. But there are many, many more. This, of course, includes Vervain Tea - an infusion like no other. The following blog will explore “Vervain Tea Benefits”, showcasing its facts, figures, history and health benefits. You will then be able to buy it here from The Kent Read more...
  11. 10 Spearmint Tea Benefits vs Side Effects

    10 Spearmint Tea Benefits vs Side Effects

    We’re all familiar with the exceptional taste and potential health benefits of Peppermint. But what about its counterpart, Spearmint Tea benefits? While the former herbal infusion has long held the spotlight, it’s finally time for the latter to shine bright. Will you join us in discovering its potential here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company?  The following Read more...
  12. Lemon Verbena: Health Benefits, Side Effects

    Lemon Verbena: Health Benefits, Side Effects

    When it comes to Herbal Tea, thoughts often drift to Peppermint and Camomile. However, there is a newcomer expected to give these brews a run for their money: Lemon Verbena Tea. Why? First, it tastes great. Second, because of Lemon Verbena benefits. It is a Tea known to calm anxiety, treat congestion, reduce inflammation and improve weight management. Indeed, The Read more...
  13. 7 Incredible Lemongrass Tea Benefits

    7 Incredible Lemongrass Tea Benefits

    Are you looking to discover a new Herbal Tea? Look no further than here! This citrusy delight has much to offer, including Lemongrass Tea benefits. According to research, it can lower cholesterol, support the immune system and aid digestion. What’s more, and perhaps more importantly, it tastes great. But what is Lemongrass Tea, and what makes it so special? The Read more...
  14. Hemp Tea Benefits - 8 Reason to Drink Hemp Tea

    Hemp Tea Benefits - 8 Reason to Drink Hemp Tea

    Hemp Tea benefits the mind, body and soul in a multitude of ways. It is a type of Herbal Tea unlike any other, one that has become popular only very recently. But what, exactly, makes it so special? This article will answer this question and many, many more, including:  What is Hemp Tea? What are Hemp Tea Benefits?Can it help with Read more...
  15. Sage Tea Benefits

    Sage Tea Benefits

    There is a Medieval saying: “Cur moriatur homo, cui salvia crescit in horto?”. Translated from Latin, this means: “Why should a man die, while sage grows in his garden?”. This is due to the beliefs surrounding Sage Tea Benefits. Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we have built upon the foundations of this motto with our Read more...
  16. 9 Surprising Ginger Tea Benefits

    9 Surprising Ginger Tea Benefits

    Did you know that Ginger Tea benefits are no longer a myth of herbalists but a fact of scientists? Indeed, we now have proof that this delicious, wholesome Herbal Tea can improve daily living in a variety of ways. Most famously, it aids digestion and supports the immune system. However, it can also offer so much more. Some of the Read more...
  17. Honeybush Tea Benefits

    Honeybush Tea Benefits

    Honeybush Tea is a herbal infusion often associated with Rooibos. However, despite several similarities, these two beverages likewise boast a multitude of unique qualities. When it comes to Honeybush Tea benefits, in particular, there is indeed much to mention!  The article below will explore all aspects of this fascinating brew while also answering some of your frequently asked questions (FAQ Read more...
  18. 5 Good Reason to Drink Olive Leaf Tea

    5 Good Reason to Drink Olive Leaf Tea

    Most will know (and love!) olives as fantastic appetisers. Did you know, however, that you can make a delicious Herbal Tea from the leaves of the tree? This, too, can make for a great start to a meal. But what is Olive Leaf Tea good for apart from that? As it turns out, quite a lot! According to research, this Read more...
  19. Dandelion Tea Benefits

    Dandelion Tea Benefits

    The Dandelion is more than just a weed. Gardeners may hate it, but we love it. Why? Because of Dandelion Tea benefits, of course! Indeed, when brewed up as a warm, nourishing cup of Dandelion Tea, this so-called “pest” doesn’t look so bad! In this blog, we’re exploring not one, but two types of Dandelion Tea. We stock both Dandelion Read more...
  20. 10 Incredible Nettle Tea Benefits

    10 Incredible Nettle Tea Benefits

    Who would’ve thought that nettles, the plant we all love to hate, could offer amazing Nettle Tea benefits? Before anyone thinks otherwise, we’re, indeed, talking about stinging nettle benefits - as in the nettle that stings. Confused? Allow us to explain in the blog below. The following article will answer some of your searing, burning questions. This includes “is Nettle Read more...
  21. 9 Amazing Hibiscus Tea Benefits

    9 Amazing Hibiscus Tea Benefits

    Hibiscus Tea benefits are today some of the best documented in the world of science and Tea. From weight loss to menstrual relief; anti-ageing properties to, of course, lower blood pressure, the possibilities are near endless. Hibiscus Tea can, under the right circumstances, be the perfect accompaniment to a healthy and active lifestyle. In reality, this beverage may be the Read more...
  22. 6 Great Rooibos Tea (Red Bush Tea) Benefits

    6 Great Rooibos Tea (Red Bush Tea) Benefits

    This is a Tea with great taste, character and, of course, benefits. It comes from the vast mountains of South Africa. Every sip of this delicious and surprisingly invigorating brew transports you to the stunning Cederberg region. Here, Rooibos has grown for thousands of years. Despite its immense age, it’s only recently become popular. Why? We will answer this question Read more...
  23. Lapacho Tea Benefits - Reasons to Drink this Tea

    Lapacho Tea Benefits - Reasons to Drink this Tea

    Have you ever heard of Lapacho Tea Benefits? No? Well, it’s time that you did! Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we take great pride in bringing unknown brews to light. While the likes of Green, Black, Peppermint and Camomile Tea continue to gain popularity, there are other choices worth considering. Lapacho Tea is one such Read more...
  24. Herbal Teas: Your Questions Answered

    Herbal Teas: Your Questions Answered

    Britons drink an estimated 165 million cups of Tea a day. Most will agree that’s quite a lot, but how many of these brews are Herbal Teas? As it turns out, many people are making the switch from traditional cuppas to their Herbal counterparts. Indeed, statistics suggest that Herbal Tea sales in the UK have risen by 31% since 2012 Read more...
  25. Yerba Mate History

    Yerba Mate History

    Yerba Mate is an immensely popular caffeinated Herbal Tea originating from South America. In recent years, health-conscious individuals have flocked to this brew due to its proven Yerba Mate benefits. According to research, it can, among other qualities, improve cardiovascular health, aid digestion and promote weight loss. But where did it all begin? Lets explore Yerba Mate Tea History. Contrary to Read more...
  26. Health Benefits of Mace Tea

    Health Benefits of Mace Tea

    Mace is a spice that many have heard of, but know little about its origins. While the likes of Ginger Tea and Turmeric Tea have long maintained the limelight, this underrated ingredient deserves recognition, too. This article will aim to do just that, with emphasis on the health benefits of Mace Tea. Keep reading to find out more information! Once Read more...
  27. Should You Drink Tea Before Bed?

    Should You Drink Tea Before Bed?

    Having a good night’s sleep is the key to looking and feeling our best, the question is, should you drink Tea before bed. Without enough rest, it might, in the short term, affect our mood, concentration and alertness. In the long term, it could cause far more severe consequences, such as an increased risk of several chronic conditions. While fresh Coffee Read more...
  28. Camomile Tea Benefits

    Camomile Tea Benefits

    Let’s Explore Camomile Tea and the Health Benefits When most of us think of effective Herbal remedies, no doubt Camomile Tea benefits ranks high on the list. For thousands of years, countless societies spread across the globe have applied Camomile Tea benefits to their daily lives. Little has changed today. Now, however, we have the science to back these Camomile Read more...
  29. Rosehip Tea Benefits

    Rosehip Tea Benefits

    When you think about roses, you see flowers, right? That’s all fair and well, but forgotten for too long is Rosehip Tea benefits. Though not as beautiful as their floral counterparts, these small, seemingly insignificant fruits have much to offer. So what is Rosehip Tea? What are its benefits? These questions and many more will be answered in this article Read more...
  30. Lavender Tea Benefits

    Lavender Tea Benefits

    Lavender Tea is nostalgia in a cup. Many of us have fond childhood memories of parents putting Lavender bags under our pillows while we drift off to sleep. Others might recall times wandering through gardens thick with the scent of this mesmerising herb. Now, according to scientific research, we can embrace Lavender Tea benefits. Studies suggest that this wholesome, nutritious Read more...
  31. Mulberry Tea Benefits

    Mulberry Tea Benefits

    Many of us might have grown up with the nursery rhyme “Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush”. Now, you can embrace Mulberry Tea benefits instead! This remarkable Herbal Tea, as well as tasting great, can improve daily life in small yet significant ways. Once highly revered as part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the health benefits of Mulberry Leaves Read more...
  32. Mint Tea Benefits

    Mint Tea Benefits

    Mint Tea: the most popular herbal infusion in the world. No question. Indeed, for thousands of years, Mint Tea benefits have inspired millions. Some drink it for its nutritional value - others for its weight loss properties. Most, however, choose to drink Mint Tea because it tastes extraordinary. Whether it’s Peppermint or Spearmint; Watermint or Moroccan Mint, brews rarely get better Read more...
  33. Echinacea Tea Benefits

    Echinacea Tea Benefits

    Indigenous Americans drank Echinacea Tea for cold and flu symptoms hundreds of years ago. Now, science has supported such claims, along with other Echinacea Tea benefits. Studies suggest that this Herbal Tea can not only support the immune system, but also help with weight loss, soothe cold sores and potentially reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes. In this article, we Read more...
  34. Health Benefits Of Turmeric Tea

    Health Benefits Of Turmeric Tea

    Turmeric, ‘the spice of life’, is one of our most popular Herbal Teas. Why? Because of the health benefits of Turmeric Tea. For thousands of years, Turmeric Tea benefits have boosted immune systems, lowered cholesterol, eased osteoarthritis and even enhanced cognitive function. We consider it a wonder-brew. Is it time you did, too? This article will answer the following questions Read more...
  35. Fennel Tea Benefits

    Fennel Tea Benefits

    Fennel Tea benefits are an up and coming choice for health conscious individuals. According to the latest scientific research, this flavoursome brew can improve daily living in several small yet significant ways. Research suggests that it can, among other qualities, aid digestion, improve sleep and even support breastfeeding mothers. Presently, Herbal Teas such as Camomile and Peppermint rule supreme within Read more...
  36. Ginseng Benefits

    Ginseng Benefits

    Ginseng benefits the mind, body and soul in a multitude of ways. Its medicinal use dates back thousands of years, most notably in Ancient China. But it doesn’t matter if you choose Korean Ginseng, Siberian Ginseng or American Ginseng. Each one can offer Ginseng benefits. This is guaranteed. In this blog, we will answer some of your frequently asked questioned Read more...
  37. Raspberry Leaf Tea Pregnancy Benefits

    Raspberry Leaf Tea Pregnancy Benefits

    Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful, yet testing, periods of one’s life. For some, it’s a breeze, but for others, it comes with great difficulties. There is no easy solution, no magic pill or secret potion to make the next nine months of one’s life more comfortable and less strenuous. However, scientific studies have shown it could be made Read more...
  38. Detox Tea:  Lemon and Ginger Tea

    Detox Tea: Lemon and Ginger Tea

    Now that 2018 is well underway is it time that you started to think about what you want from this year? If, like many, you had a New Years Resolution you are now struggling to keep then let us help you. After all, going through a ‘detox’ doesn’t have to be as hard as everyone says it is, not when Read more...
  39. What is Yerba Mate Tea?

    What is Yerba Mate Tea?

    Let’s Explore Yerba Mate Yerba Mate is for the adventurer in you! It brings to life a world of largely unexplored wilderness and delves deep into the many extraordinary cultures of the South American continent. This Herbal Tea has been enjoyed for hundreds of years, and marveled for its incredible health benefits, Yerba Mate Tea is legendary in its own Read more...
  40. Herbal Tea

    Herbal Tea

    Over the past six years, the UK tea market has changed rapidly with sales in traditional black tea dropping by around 6%. With these sales reaching £699 million in 2010 to an estimated £654 million in 2015, it seems consumers are reaching out to a new contender in the market. Research now indicates that millions of UK households have switched Read more...
  41. Try our New Apple Crumble Fruit Tisane

    Try our New Apple Crumble Fruit Tisane

    The Autumnal chill in the air means one thing in Kent, its apple harvest season! Apples have been a large part of the Kentish way of life since being reintroduced into British society by Henry VIII, who developed an orchard in Teynham. Kent is also the home to the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale, which is home to 2,300 varieties Read more...
  42. Seasonal Fruits and Summer Tea

    Seasonal Fruits and Summer Tea

    Summer is finally upon us and you can taste it in the quality of all the lush seasonal fruits and vegetables! There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables at their seasonal best and there is something so good about eating food when its just been picked and drinking fruit tea. During the month of July fruits such as Blueberries Read more...
  43. How could Ayurveda help you?

    How could Ayurveda help you?

    How could Ayurveda Tea help you? The practice of Ayurvedic medicine / Ayurveda Tea  is one of the worlds oldest holistic healing systems, developed five thousand years ago in India. Based on the belief that health and wellness was dependent on a balance between the mind, body and spirit. It emphasises the cleansing of the body to promote healthiness. The Read more...
  44. Wake me up Detox!

    Wake me up Detox!

    Detox Yerba Mate and Chilli Tea Yerba  Mate is said to provide a buzz as would coffee but without the unpleasant jitters or the crash afterwards, the perfect detox tea. It is a myth that it does not contain caffeine and the stimulating effects come from a compound called Mateine, In actual fact the term Mateine is actually caffeine and Read more...

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