Learn & Explore Tea – Stash Tea

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  • How To Brew Tea

    Hot Tea Brewing Guide Our steeping chart is just a starting point—adjust it to your taste as you develop your personal tea rituals! We recommend brewing our loose leaf teas...

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  • Common Tea Questions

    What is tea? Tea comes from the leaves of Camellia sinensis plant, which was first cultivated in China, then later introduced to India, Japan, Sri Lanka and other countries. From...

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  • Tea And Caffeine

    Herbal Infusions & Caffeine All real tea comes from the Camellia sinensis plant, which contains caffeine. However, herbal infusions (often referred to as “herbal teas” or “tisanes”) are not true...

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  • Tea Types

    All tea comes from the Camellia sinensis plant, an evergreen shrub that may grow up to sixty feet in the wild. When cultivated for harvest, tea bushes are kept to...

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  • Tea 101

    Overview Perhaps you may have heard by now that tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world. Second only to water, consumers across the globe are brewing, steeping,...

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  • Tea Tasting Glossary

    Glossary of Tea Tasting Terms Tea tastings open you up to experiencing and describing your cup of tea in a new way. The complexities of tea are endless; from the...

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  • A Brief History Of Tea

    According to legend, tea originated in ancient China more than 5000 years ago. Emperor Shennong, who was a scientist and patron of the arts, dictated that all drinking water be...

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