Tyas Sōsen

7 REASONS WHY HOT TEA COOLS YOUR BODY BETTER THAN COLD WATER IN SUMMER.

Why we should drink hot drinks instead of chilled drinks on hot days? 7 reasons that will change how you look at that chilled glass of water in summer. 1. HOT TEA COOLS YOU DOWN. This may sound like the biggest paradox: ice actually triggers your body to heat up. When we drink cold water in …

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WHAT HŌJICHA IS AND HOW IT RELATES TO ROASTED BANCHA.

Hōjicha is a Japanese tea variation that is closely synonym to what roasted bancha is. Most commonly lower grade leaf is used, and in order to enhance its flavour, it is processed by roasting, resulting in a sweet and toasty aroma.Contemporarily higher grade tea leaf or twigs are also used for the production of hōjicha. Hōjicha …

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“BANCHA” — A GENERIC TERM FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF TEA.

Bancha in general is considered as the regular house tea, available in a standard Japanese household. This tea lends itself to consumption at any given time of day and may be prepared in larger volumes at once, for batch that lasts the whole day. However, when mentioning bancha to a Japanese person, depending on the region they grew up, …

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