Friday, October 23, 2009

Rishi tea

I love to drink tea. It has so many health benefits and I like the flavor. I have to be careful of the caffeine, my body doesn't tolerate it in large doses, but I like to drink it. Hot or cold, sweet or unsweet. I LOVE chai lattes!

I came across Rishi Teas and have found a new way to drink tea. Tea Powder. Pure tea for sustained energy and health! These are so cool! Tea Powders that come in small, handy packets that you just mix into water and drink! You just empty one packet into 16 oz of water and shake vigorously.

Rishi Tea Powders are made from 100% pure tealeaves that are cold milled into a fine powder. No added colorants, synthetic sweetenes, sugars or flavors, just the antioxidant, vitamin and mineral richness of real tea.
The teas tasted GREAT! The packets are very handy and can be thrown into your purse or wallet to take with you and drink anywhere. I enjoyed all the flavors I tried:
Sencha has long been Japan's most popular green tea, loved for it's refreshing character

Oolong tea is one of the most cherished teas of Asia, adored for its profound aroma and numerous health benefits.

Matcha was originally used by Zen monks to promote clarity and focus during meditation. Rishi matcha is made from premium shade grown Japanses green tea.

Genmai green tea is refreshing and nourishing with the sweet flavor of roasted rice.

Tea is one of the healthiest beverages! All types of high quality loose teas offer health benefits. Here are some of the health benefits associated with teas according to Rishi Tea:

White Tea - contains cancer fighting anti-oxidants, cooling and detoxifying, has the lowest content of caffeine found in all teas, anti-aging and anti-stress properties, high L-theanine amino acide content promotes longevity and concentration.

Green Tea - highest contect of cance fighting anti-oxidants, antiseptic and anti-viral effects, kills oral bacteria that can lead to colds and flu, fights degenerative diseases and suppors immune system function, strengthens tooth enamel and fights bad breat, potent source of viatmins and mineral, effective for slimming and weight loss.
Oolong Tea - high content of te polysaccharides, lowers cholesterol and blood sugar, high content of anti-oxidants, strengthens tooth enamel, potent sourece of vitamins and minerals, effective for slimming and weight loss.

Black Tea - heart health, black tea can help prevent heart attacks, helps prevent plaque build-up in arteries, increases bone density, oral health: kills bacteria in mouth that can cause cavities, fights bad breath.

Pu-erh Tea - erhaps the most effective tea for slimming and weight loss, helps metabolize fatty acids and oily foods, believed to reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels, cleansing and detoxifying to the bloodstream.

Other general benefits - promotes mental clarity and alertness, stimulates neural activity and improves learning function, provides even, sustained energ and sound rest, much lower caffeine content than coffee, strengthen immune system and has anti-stress properties, cleansing, detoxifying and longevity promoting.
The benefits of tea are realized when consumed as part of a healthy lifestyle, on a regular asis over sustained periods of time. Common knowledge is that tea helps to prevent illness more so than recover from it!

If you are a tea lover, you need to try Rishi Tea! Find a retailer new you here! Follow Rishi Tea on Twitter!!


  1. Yes, Puer is the healthiest of all the teas. It has more antioxidants than green tea and it also has probiotics (like yogurt). No other tea has such a claim to fame. --Teaternity

  2. I love tea. Going to have to try this.

  3. I am a tea drinker too. All day, all I drink is tea. I love it.

  4. I LOVE tea. Mark and I love to drink hot tea. I had some sugar cookie tea last night (not the healthiest, but whatev!) I love green tea and Earl Grey, those are my favs. Yay tea! I drink a lot of decaf tea cause the caffeine makes me stay awake for years! (-:


  5. Jason - thanks for stopping by. I haven't tried the puer yet. Going to look for some this weekend!

    Kristi & Sarah - so glad you commented. I don't think you'll be sorry with this tea powder.

    Debbie - I usually stick to mostly water, but I like to have tea too!

    Kathryn - You are so perky and fun, I can't imagine you on a LOT of caffeine ;)

  6. I will be so interested in trying puer tea if you find it.Please let us know where!

  7. A good way to sample Puer is to go with a company that specializes in them and buy samples. You can get some here for very little cost: Bana Tea Company. I'm not an affiliate of Linda, who runs this tea company. I just like what she's doing.

  8. Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest :) I am not liking this cold missouri weather either... just the other day it was 70!!

  9. I'm not a tea drinker but my boyfriend is. I need to get him into the healthy teas.

  10. Love teas, especially with this crisp fall weather. Warms you up quick after being out in the fall air.

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