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Black Tea is the most popular class of tea outside of asia, making it the second most popular tea in the world. Black tea leaves are allowed to completely oxidize, which creates it’s characteristic bold taste. Black tea is often enjoyed with milk, lemon, or sweetener.

Black Tea is known to help boost the immune system and is a good alternative to a cup of coffee, containing half the amount of caffeine. All tea, including black, contains antioxidants, helps prevent tooth decay and is thought to aid in fat burning and the lowering of cholesterol.

We carry a range of traditional and modern black teas sourced from China, India, and Sri Lanka. For more information, or to purchase teas: http://shop.soakology.com/category.sc;jsessionid=8AA80CC085A03AAA9E18E3F82C6AB3C4.m1plqscsfapp02?categoryId=24

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Naturally Highlight Hair with Chamomile Tea!

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Naturally Highlight Hair with Chamomile Tea!

Step 1: Steep 5 tbsp of chamomile tea in boiling water

Step 2: Let the tea cool completely

Step 3: Rinse clean hair with the cooled tea and comb throughout

Step 4: Let your hair air-dry while you lounge in the sun!

For a more beachy look, put the cooled chamomile tea in a spray bottle and spritz lightly on your hair!

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Iced Tea Lemonade

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Recipe to make Iced Tea Lemonade

In a 16 ounce glass mix 12 ounces of iced tea with the juice of a half of a lemon (black tea works great, but you can experiment with herbals and flavored teas as well. Some of our favorites are made with Black Mango Tea or Ayurvedic Pitta Tea.) Warm 2 Tbs of honey and stir into tea/ lemon mix (10 seconds in the microwave works great). Pour mixture over ice and serve with a lemon wedge. Try a rock sugar rim for a sweet addition!

Tips for making iced tea: Brew your tea twice as strong if you are brewing it to be iced. For one serving of iced tea, use 2 TBS of loose-leaf tea to make your infusion. For a pitcher of iced-tea, use a half cup of loose-leaf tea.

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Traditional Chai

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Our tea of the day today is Organic Chai! This traditional Chai blend is made using tightly rolled black tea leaves mixed with ginger, cinnamon, cloves & cardamom. Traditionally, Chai is boiled in water but it can also be steeped in hot water like other loose-leaf teas. Chai is ubiquitous in India, and has been consumed there for over 5,000 years. The word Chai translates to “tea” in Hindi.  Traditional Chai has a rich, creamy, spicy flavor & aroma. Stop in to SOAKOLOGY today to try a sample! We offer over 70 different types of tea at SOAKOLOGY and serve a different Welcome Tea each day, so if you’re in the neighborhood feel free to pop in and see what’s brewing!

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Green Tulsi

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Our Tea of the Day Today is Green Tulsi!

Tulsi is an herbal tea that is also known as holy basil. This infusion is renowned in India and has been used for thousands of years for its health benefits and healing properties. In Ayurveda, Tulsi is considered an adaptogen and is used to help re-balance the body and adapt to stress. Tulsi has a cooling, mellow aroma and flavor with hints of clove & earthy undertones.

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Tea Tip

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This soothing, anti-aging powerhouse can help!

Chamomile Tea is well-known for its calming, stress-reducing effects and is widely used as a night-time tea to promote sleep.  But did you know that Chamomile is just as calming for the skin? When applied topically, it has been shown that the herb will reduce redness, fight dry & flaky skin, help with eczema & psoriasis, soothe a rash, and since its anti-microbial it can also help speed healing.

Packed with anti-oxidants, chamomile can help protect the skin from free radical damage and suppress the visible signs of aging.

Chamomile is gentle on sensitive or fragile skin which makes it ideal for use after waxing and to ease a diaper rash, sunburn, bedsore, or hemorrhoids.

To Use:
Brew a cup of Chamomile tea and saturate a soft cloth with the infusion. Apply to the affected area for up to 10 minutes. Chamomile’s anti-septic properties make it a great addition to home-made cleansers and soaps as well.

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