Matcha Tea

Matcha green tea has received quite a bit of attention  in recent years, and for good reason. A  distinctive bright green powdered tea, matcha’s rich history, production methods, and health benefits set it apart from other tea. Tea was first brought to Japan from China, where a variety of teas were being processed and consumed, […]

Sleep Tea

There are many varieties of teas. Some invigorate, some relax. Some we drink just for the flavour, and some we drink for the additional comforts they can offer, including familiarity, tradition, memories, and health benefits. During the earlier years of Herbal Republic, customers often asked us about teas that could help with insomnia. We do […]

Tea Storage

Good tea storage simply protects tea from the things that can affect its flavour and aroma, so you end up with the best possible results in your cup. Here is a quick overview of the things you need to consider when storing your tea, and some suggestions. The Antagonists The basics of tea storage are […]

January Teas

With December behind us, much of the sparkle and festive feel that is lent to winter by holiday imagery has faded. What is left can make January feel bleak and dreary. Last year was a difficult one of lockdowns and restrictions. Unfortunately, Covid 19 is still with us, taking its toll not only physcially but […]

Thank You

As 2020 comes to a close, it is hard not to think about the anxiety this year brought, and the on-going concerns for our safety. The word for the year has to be “pandemic.”  Covid-19 reshaped everyone’s 2020.  We looked forward to the arrival of a new spring, holidays and summer outdoors.  Instead we all […]

Seasonal Tea Lattés

Whether you prefer bright and spicy or dark and rich, winter time is tea time! Combined with your favourite milk, our Pumpkin Spice or Chocolate Mint Roooibos teas make a soothing and sustaining treat. Here are two recipes for special winter drinks, featuring our seasonal tea blends. CHOCOLATE MINT ROOIBOS TEA LATTE Ingredients: 2/3 teaspoons […]