Our Turmeric Blends are a Hit!

Last week we introduced three new Turmeric Tea Blends: Organic Turmeric Citrus Zest, Organic Turmeric Relief, and Organic Turmeric Chai. The response has been overwhelmingly positive.

Turmeric Teas at Silver Tips Tea

That first week alone, Turmeric Teas accounted for 23% of all online sales. That's significant! We attribute this to our customers' good taste and desire for healthy living (not to mention our low introductory prices)!

The three Turmeric Blends are still on sale, and will remain so until the end of the month. If you haven't done so yet, try them today. For those close to our Tea Room in Tarrytown, they're available there too.



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 26 Apr, 2017  |  Written by David Napolitano

Turmeric - Full of Health

Silver Tips Tea Online Loose Leaf Store Turmeric Blends

Turmeric is what gives Indian food and curries their characteristic, well-known vermilion/yellow color.  It is a spice and has been used in India for thousands of years. Apart from its common use in food, it is widely used in India as a poultice to reduce inflammation.  It's also used with honey as a face mask. And now we blend it into Tea!

What is Turmeric?  It is a perennial herbaceous plant from the ginger family. It's native to southern Asia and usually used in its dried powder form. Its chief use is in cooking and secondarily used as a dye.  Its root contains a yellow-colored chemical called curcumin.  Although its benefits have been known in Asia for centuries, recently it has taken on new acclaim in the West as a disease-preventing agent with over 6,000 articles and studies referencing its...

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 14 Apr, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Celebrating Ceylon Tea

Ceylon tea comes from the island republic of Sri Lanka which is in the Bay of Bengal below the southeastern tip of India.  Sri Lanka was formerly a British crown colony and it kept this name almost a quarter century after its independence.  In 1972, the country changed its name to Sri Lanka and after heated debate, it was decided that abandoning the name "Ceylon Tea" would be devastating to its thriving tea industry. So a priceless brand was saved.

 

The famous Lion symbol of Ceylon Tea comes with specific burdens of use.  First, any tea bearing the Lion Logo must be grown, manufactured & packed in Sri Lanka.  Even a blend that is 95% Sri Lankan cannot be described as Ceylon Tea.  Overseas, 100% tea from Sri Lanka may be called Ceylon Tea but not bear the famous Lion...

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 31 Mar, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

China Teas for Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year - The China Collection

Ring the Bells - it's Chinese New Year and the start of a Year of the Rooster.  To celebrate it, we're bringing out the best of our China Teas. The cup of kings and emperors, dynasties and kingdoms, China's teas span the entire range of leaf and style. They are fragrant, toasty, mellow, astringent, smokey or robust.  There's one for every mood and every occasion.  We offer you five days of celebration - each day a new tea and each day an opportunity to receive a FREE bonus tea.

Silver Tips Tea Online loose leaf tea China White Tea Collection

We begin with White Tea.  Known for its...

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 27 Jan, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

In Praise of Organic Green Dew Tea


 17 Jan, 2017  |  Written by Dina Dunnings
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