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Welcome to QTea! We will quickly become your new favourite tea store!
We're dedicated to sourcing tea of outstanding Quality and Taste. Our mission is to select only the freshest, most delicious tea from around the world. We're so very passionate about each one we choose to include in our range of organic, herbal, health and fruit tea. We also carry a beautiful selection of tea ware, gift hampers and herbs & spice.

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Why You Should Be Drinking Tulsi "Tea"

June 18, 2016

What Is Tulsi? Tulsi, also know as Holy Basil, is an Indian herb cultivated by Hindus as a "Sacred plant". It's been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine for its diverse healing properties. In the Ayurvedic system of health, Tulsi is believed to prolong longevity and is regarded as an "elixir of life". How beautiful is that? Tulsi is a tonic, for the body, mind and spirit. It's considered to be an adaptogen. This means that it can improve adrenal system health and help to balance different processes within the body. What Are Adaptogens? Adaptogens are truly unique, and are able to "adapt" (hence the term adaptogen) their role in the body depending upon the body's individual needs. They  actually work similarly to...

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Which Cinnamon Are You Eating...

January 24, 2016

...And Is All Cinnamon Good For You? True Sri Lankan Cinnamon Verum NO, not all cinnamon is good for you! It's come to our attention recently that there is a common misconception surrounding the use of the spice Cinnamon, and a large number of consumers aren't aware of the different varieties. Sri Lankan Cinnamon Verum vs Cinnamon Cassia Most of the cinnamon found in our foods and purchased from supermarkets is known as Cinnamon Cassia (Cinnamomum Cassia). It is by far the most commonly used cinnamon. This is not "true" cinnamon, but a noticably cheaper imitation and not from the same plant as Cinnamon Verum. Sri Lankan Cinnamon Verum (Cinnamomum zeylanicum / Cinnamomum Verum) is often referred to as "True Cinnamon"....

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This is my cup of tea — Living In The Shires

September 21, 2015

What a great review of QT Tea Co by Living in the Shires' Susan Prior, editor, content producer & writer! It's a great read! To read the full article, follow the link below. ----------------------------------- I was a bit excited to find a tea importer right here in our midst, in the Shires. I jotted QT Tea Co.’s details down on my ever-expanding places-to-go, people-to-visit list of things to cover in Living in The Shires. Source: This is my cup of tea — Living In The Shires

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