All posts tagged herbal tea

Catnip: Calm or Crazy?

Host Manish Shah and show producer Tere Clark launch an exploration into an herb that is usually left to felines: Catnip. In response to a listener email, Manish and Tere sip on large cups of catnip as they discuss the herb’s history, uses, brewing techniques, and most importantly, its effects on human consumers. Read more…

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Yerba Maté – The Herb With a Buzz!

This week, Manish Shah and show producer Tere Clark discuss the green herbal tea, Yerba Maté. One of the favorites of the Maya Tea Company staff, Yerba Maté holds a very special place in the hearts of drinkers, and for good reason: it pumps them up! Join Manish and Tere, as well as two guests from Maya Tea, as they discuss this incredible herb. Read more…

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Fenugreek–The “Healthy Hay”

Manish and Tere leap back into their discussion of herbal teas this week, focusing on fresh and healthful Fenugreek. Tere tastes this maple-like herb for the first time as they discuss its history, health benefits, and unique flavor. Read more…

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The (Lemon) Grass is Greener!

Manish and Tere are on the grass this week… Lemon grass, that is! Join them as they divulge the history, health benefits, and delectable flavor and scent of this zesty herb. Read more…

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Laid-Back Lemon Balm

This week is all about rest and relaxation. Manish and Tere talk all about lemon balm: its flavor, its history, and its fabulously soothing effects on the body. Read more…

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Mint, Myths, and Medicine

Manish and Tere are talking all things mint this week, from its mythological Greek origins to its prolific health benefits. Not to mention its unmatched flavor… Read more…

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It’s All In the Hips!

Manish and Tere are just recovering from colds, and bitterly regret not having sipped on healing rose hip tea during the height of their sickness. This week, Manish peels back the petals of the beautiful red rose to expose the hip Read more…

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Hibiscus. The only kind of punch you want.

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Honeybush Tea–The Other Red Tea

Manish Shah introduces another spectacular South African tea this week, Honeybush (not to be confused with Rooibos, of last week). Along with show producer Tere Clark, Manish explores the fine attributes of this other red tea, its history, cultivation, and availability. Read more…

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Rooibos: The Red Bush Tea

Introducing Rooibos, the first of a line of herbal teas that Manish will be examining in detail. Manish reveals its origin and history, how to make it from home and how to spice it up a bit, and finally, the many ways that Rooibos can influence your health. Read more…

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Who’s Got the Herbal Tea?

Show producer Tere Clark joins host Manish Shah this week for an introduction to herbal teas. What is the difference between an herbal tea and a regular tea, anyway? How is it that some pick us up, and others calm us down? Read more…

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