June is National Iced Tea Month!

June National Iced Tea Month - Silver Tips Tea

Just as January is considered Hot Tea Month, the month of June is dedicated to Iced Tea.  June marks the official beginning of Summer - that wondrous season of time in the sun, long days, carefree thoughts and a tall glass to refresh.  Iced Tea has come a long way from the hot summer of the World's Fair in St. Louis in 1904 where people went in search of cold beverages. An enterprising merchant added ice to the steeped tea and brought instant refreshment to the crowds.

Iced Tea is simple to prepare and enjoy, not to mention an inexpensive healthful alternative to soda and sugary drinks.  It requires just a few teaspoons of loose leaf tea,...

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 May 29, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Appreciation for Makaibari Estate Tea

This is my daily cup of tea too and I totally understand that brief, intense whiff of the Himalayas straight from the garden!  Cheers to Makaibari 1st flush!

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 May 22, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Tea in the Time of Coronavirus

Always glad to help and happy to know Silver Tips Tea is adding calm in these times!

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 May 21, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Innovation during Covid-19!

Isn't that something!  Glad our humble tin-ties are being put to such a worthwhile use!

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 May 21, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Tea - Extraordinary Uses For Ordinary Things!

Tea - that wonderful hot beverage that warms you when you're cold, perks you up and sets you on your way. Or perhaps your favorite tea is a tall, cold glass in the summer.  But wait!  There are countless other ways tea can be used.  Here are a few of our favorites:

Relieve Your Tired Eyes
Yes, indeed - they refresh and revitalize tired eyes.  If your eyes are achy or puffy, soak two teabags in warm water and place them over your closed eyes for 15 - 20 minutes.  In many salons, it is quite common during facials to have calming teabags placed on your eyes. The tannins in the tea act to reduce puffiness and soothe tired eyes.

Condition Dry Hair
Make a little extra tea and save it for your hair!  Shampoo...

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 Apr 15, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller
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