Monthly Archives: October 2008

In the US, many people call herbal infusions ìtea.î This is the cause of much confusion ñ does my peppermint tea have true tea in it (and therefore caffeine?) or is it just peppermint (and therefore caffeine-free)!? An herbal tea, tisane, or ptisan is an herbal infusion made from anything other than the leaves of […]

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Tea bags have a bad reputation, but at Two Leaves and a Bud, because our bag is really a sachet, we believe you will taste the difference right away. We love tea sachets! They make brewing a better cuppa’ tea easy! two leaves and a bud tea sachets are filled with super-premium whole leaf tea. […]

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(From the Scotsman) 1. The recommended number of cups of tea per day is four, this is said to provide optimal benefit. 2. Tea is said to have many health benefits, not least the fact that it contains antioxidants that may help prevent cardiovascular disease. 3. It contains half the caffeine level found in a […]

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Share the gift of tea with your favorite tea lover! two leaves and a bud offers various tea gift items and tea ware for tea drinkers of all kinds.Loose tea, tea sachets, tea travel tins, tea pots, bamboo presentation boxes, and more! All of our tea gifts feature great two leaves and a bud whole […]

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Earl Grey tea is a tea blend with a distinctive flavour and aroma derived from the addition of oil extracted from the rind of the bergamot orange, a fragrant citrus fruit. The Earl Grey blend is named after the 2nd Earl Grey, British Prime Minister in the 1830s, who reputedly received a gift, of tea […]

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