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How To Prepare Loose Leaf Tea Like a Pro-Discover Which Teas Cause Weight Loss

Updated on March 5, 2014

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Making Loose Leaf Tea

I remember when I was a little girl how my special I felt when drinking tea it was more intimate than coffee somehow. I even remember how I cherished my tiny tea cup set and had my friends and parent have tea with me. Now after years many of us have become tea connoisseurs in our own rights.

What Is Tea?

Tea has beneficial properties that are healing,calming and energizing. For thousands of years tea has been used by many to aid in health conditions and to relax the body.Everything else is called herbal tea which is not actually "tea" but are derived from different plants. Real tea that is full of antioxidants is made from the plant Camellia sinensis and includes only four varieties:

*Do not use dairy in white and oolong teas for better weight loss effects. Using lemon can help release antioxidants in white and oolong tea.

Benefits of Drinking Tea

Green tea is very popular because of catechins which increases our bodies ability to burn fat. Tea contains oxygen that helps destroy free radicals.Tea can easily be called "The Natural Anti Ager". All tea has health benefits such as:

  • antioxidants
  • oxygen
  • improved endurance
  • relieves stress
  • brain health
  • Lessens smoking damage

Making loose leaf tea is more of an experience for avid tea drinkers. We love the options of mixing flavors and using special decorated tea kettles. We also know the health and soothing benefits to drinking tea.

How To Prepare Loose Leaf Tea

Making loose leaf tea is the easy part to enjoying your favorite delicious teas.

Needed items:

  • tea leaves
  • tea kettle
  • tea strainer
  • tea cup


  1. Heat water to boil.
  2. Place desired tea in strainer. (1 tsp per cup or 1 tbs per cup for stronger tea)
  3. Pour hot water in cup/pour hot water in kettle with strainer. 1 minute, longer for stronger tea.
  4. Enjoy!

I like to the look of my tea in a glass kettle. I pour my tea into my cup through my strainer.

Preparing Premium Loose Leaf Tea

The Joys of Loose Leaf Tea

There are literally hundreds if not thousands of teas to choose from that have categories such as energizing, soothing , healing, herbal etc. Choosing the perfect tea can mean walking away with many. You will be intrigued about how many ways a tea can benefit you to say the least.

Tea Types

  • Hibiscus tea
  • Herbal tea
  • Tazo tea
  • Oolong tea
  • Chamomile tea
  • Green Tea
  • Peppermint tea
  • Taiwanese tea
  • Japanese tea
  • Indian tea
  • More!

The world of tea is huge the possibilities are endless. Now that you know how to make loose leaf tea and see that you can enjoy many combinations and flavors you will now see that choosing the right tea kettle or tea set is as demanding as choosing your phone plan.Tea sets are absolutely personable and can be chosen for gifts and special occasions as well.

Tea Accessories

  • Tea cups
  • Tea Kettles
  • Teapots
  • Tea strainer
  • Teapot infuser
  • Tea tray
  • Tea canister

The next time you go to the mall find a tea shop and try out the sample teas they have prepared for you. Enjoy the aroma and taste of each flavor. Let the tea flow around your tongue before you swallow experiencing every flavor.Take in feelings you get as you embrace the scent of the blended teas in the space your in. Embrace the experience. You deserve this. Go by yourself or with a close friend that is open to this tea venture.

I know you think this is just tea, but it isn't; it's a wonderful relaxing selfish experience if you allow it to be. When you find the perfect blend (which can take some time) take it home and enjoy it with a friend on a relaxing evening (remembering what you went through to find your flavor) with nothing to do and know where to go.

Believe me some times we have to be still and let the world go by without us. Take some time out and treat yourself to a little bit of heaven. Wow, that's a great name for your special blend. Now that you know how to make and choose your loose leaf tea go now my friend and enjoy!

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      Darlene Matthews 4 years ago

      Very happy you enjoyed this hub! Thanks for your comment as always.

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      Dora Weithers 4 years ago from The Caribbean

      I agree! There is something soothing, peaceful, refreshing about sipping a cup of tea. I love tea, and I'm always looking for new ones to try. Thank you for this article.