Combating Modern Day Stress

One could argue that stress is a natural part of the human experience. However, in modern day life, stress has become a toxic and debilitating epidemic, permeating all populations of humanity. When our body experiences a stressful moment, the adrenal glands become stimulated amidst a cascade of sympathetic neural activity as the breath quickens and shortens. Known to some as the “Fight or Flight Response”, the belly begins to tighten, hampering the digestive process, and the muscles are poised to contract.

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Tibetan Tea Culture

Butter tea, also known as po cha, is a drink of the Tibetans and Chinese minorities in southwestern China.  It’s also consumed in Bhutan.

Po-cha is a hearty brew of tealeaves, yak butter, and salt. 

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Gluten-Free Blueberry-Chia Muffins

We’re passionate about eating well here at Arogya.  We also love a sweet, guilt-free indulgence from time to time.  For this reason, I devised this recipe for gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, paleo-diet  friendly, and yummy blueberry-chia muffins seasoned with a touch of Earl Grey tea.  They’re super easy to make and satisfying.  Additionally, they make a wholeness after school snack for kids!

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Modern Tea Customs of China

There’s a lot to write about tea customs in China as tea has been an integral part of the culture for thousands of years.  Here are some modern tea customs of China in a nutshell:

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Brewing Pu’er Tea 101

Something we’re proud of here at Arogya is the fact we’re the only authentic, artisan pu’er tea distributor in the United States.  Wei, who grew up in China, has spent the last 10 years cultivating direct relationships with producers in Yunnan Province, therefore avoiding any middle party between the source and the cup.

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Moroccan Tea Culture

Not only is Morocco one of the biggest tea importers in the world, but its tea culture is considered an art form. It’s believed that tea was first introduced to Morocco in the 18th century and began spreading throughout the country in the mid-1800s, when trade between North Africa and Europe was flourishing.  Today, Morocco

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English Afternoon Tea Time

This is the first of a series of blogs that take you on a little tour of tea ceremonies and traditions around the world.

Today, let’s start with a country famous for her tea time since the 18th century: The United Kingdom. 

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