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Herbal Tea Direct

Started Feb 23, 2015 0 Replies

Herbal Tea Direct is Brisbane Australian based and owned “direct from source” importer and manufacture of bulk herbal teas, matcha green tea, green tea extracts and other unique herbal health…Continue

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Matcha Green Tea

Started Feb 23, 2015 0 Replies

Brisbane based Herbal Tea Direct fresh Japanese Matcha is sourced “direct” from Japans finest…Continue

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Herbal Tea Direct is Brisbane, Australian based and owned “direct from source” importer and manufacture of bulk herbal teas, matcha and other unique herbal products. With Brisbane based HQ, Herbal Tea Direct blends are available for prompt postage to companies and consumers globally.
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
Australian Rainforest Society
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Herbal tea, tea, food
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Matcha Chocolate & Goji Berry Energy Balls

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 8:30 1 Comment

With so many ways to use Matcha in everyday cooking, today I decided to make some yummy Matcha Chocolate & Goji Berry Energy Ball treats.

Matcha Energy Balls


I love cooking with Matcha because is can aid your health in the following ways.

  • Raise energy levels for up to 4-5 hours
  • Create a state of calmness and mental clarity due to the L-theanine it contains
  • Boost metabolism by 35-40% (when consumed…

7 Matcha Weight Loss Strategies

Posted on February 28, 2015 at 8:00 2 Comments

Not only is Herbal Tea Direct matcha great for your health, it's an ideal super food to include in your diet to lose that stubborn fat.


1. Matcha boosts fat metabolism:

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 1999 concluded: “Green tea has thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation beyond that explained by its caffeine content per se. The green tea extract may play a role in the…


What is Matcha Green Tea?

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:30 6 Comments

Matcha is 100% natural green tea leaves which have been carefully ground down to form a fine powder.

It has been drunk in Japan as part of the tea ceremony for almost 900 years, and is used by Buddhist monks to keep them alert, awake and focused during long days of meditation.

Until recently, virtually all matcha has been consumed within Japan, where it's particularly popular among students who are cramming for exams. But it’s now gaining popularity in the US, UK and Australia…


Matcha green tea for your health

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:30 1 Comment

Matcha is essentially a very concentrated form of green tea. The way it's grown and consumed means that it's packed full of essential vitamins and minerals. Matcha tea bushes are grown under shade which dramatically increases the chlorophyll and amino acid content of the leaf – lots of good stuff.

When you drink regular green tea, you throw away the leaves afterwards which a bit like boiling spinach, throwing away the spinach and just drinking the water – you’ll get some of the…


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At 20:02 on February 23, 2015, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome Rick.   There is a special part of the forums where you can advertise and talk about your herbal teas, my friend:

Feel free to ask, if you have any questions. 


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