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How Is Tea Made?

Each type of tea is made, grown, and harvested differently. It starts by oxidizing and wilting and heat-treating the tea leaves. This ancient beverage goes through a unique process. If you don’t count water, then tea is the most commonly consumed drink on Earth.  Tea comes from a plant that’s native to China and other …

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How To Grow Black Tea

If you have ever wanted to know how to grow black tea this guide will give you the answers you need. Black tea has become very popular recently. The reason why is that it contains high amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, and other nutrients. This makes it great for health purposes, as well as giving you …

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How To Make Yerba Mate

Yerba mate is a herb native to South America, where it has been traditionally consumed as a stimulant beverage. The leaves contain caffeine, tannins, and other compounds that give it their stimulating properties. Historically, it has been used for medicinal purposes. Yerba mate is becoming increasingly popular around the globe. In fact, it is now sold …

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