Amazing Green Tea Blog
New Articles

When you subscribe to Amazing Green Tea Blog site feed, you will receive notification whenever a new article is published.

If you use an RSS reader, click on the orange button below to subscribe.

rss  Subscribe via RSS

If you are not sure what RSS is all about, you can learn about it here: Learn about RSS Feed

If you really can't be bothered with RSS, there is a better option. Subscribe to my monthly personal newsletter!

email Subscribe via Newsletter

Oct 08, 2017

Issue #93: Green Tea, Junk Food and Unhealthy Diet

A scientific study shows that even a short-term diet of junk food can damage brain function permanently. "We know obesity causes inflammation in the body, but we didn't realize that [junk food] also causes changes in the brain," says study author Margaret Morris.

Continue reading "Issue #93: Green Tea, Junk Food and Unhealthy Diet"

Oct 08, 2017

Green Tea Protect Against Junk Food and Brain Damage

Candy, cupcake, ice cream, salty snacks, and soft drinks. What do they have in common? Well, as a father of two young girls, I know these junk food are

Continue reading "Green Tea Protect Against Junk Food and Brain Damage"

Sep 19, 2017

Green Tea Benefits Literally from Head to Toe

When you drink tea, you are inviting positive changes into your life. Why green tea benefits manifest as the Miracles In The Cup.

Continue reading "Green Tea Benefits Literally from Head to Toe"

Sep 18, 2017

Issue #92: Wuyi Oolong Tea - An Introduction

If you are a tea lover, it is difficult not to get excited about it. Here are some amazing facts about the mountain and tea:

The Mountain is regarded as the richest depository of tea varieties in the world. Wuyi tea plants even have their own name - Var Bohea.

A Unesco heritage site since 1999, the mountain is renown for its biodiversity.

Biologists have been busy conducting field research there since 1873. They have identified nearly 4,000 plant species and 5,000 animal species.

Despite the biodiversity, the Mountain is small - it is just a mere 60 kilometer square. Can you imagine how precious an authentic Wuyi tea is?

Continue reading "Issue #92: Wuyi Oolong Tea - An Introduction"

Sep 09, 2017

Wuyi Oolong Tea - Unraveling the Authentic Source

What gets me excited about Wuyi Mountain and its tea. How to buy the highest grade?

Continue reading "Wuyi Oolong Tea - Unraveling the Authentic Source"

Aug 27, 2017

Jasmine Needle King 2017 Has Arrived

Just restocked!

Continue reading "Jasmine Needle King 2017 Has Arrived"

Aug 27, 2017

Huangshan Maofeng A Grade Has Arrived

Just restocked.

Continue reading "Huangshan Maofeng A Grade Has Arrived"

Jul 22, 2017

Green Tea versus Black Tea

A customer asked me which is healthier - green tea or black tea?

According to scientific research, green tea is healthier as it contains a lot more antioxidants.. This is covered in my article below, which is well worth a three minutes read.

Continue reading "Green Tea versus Black Tea"

Jun 26, 2017

Free Shipping Begins Today!

Yes, grab a 2017 harvest and enjoy free shipping to anywhere in the world!

Continue reading "Free Shipping Begins Today!"

Jun 04, 2017

Green Tea Diet and Exercise - Six Proven Benefits

What are the six proven benefits of combining green tea diet and exercise?

Continue reading "Green Tea Diet and Exercise - Six Proven Benefits"

Jun 04, 2017

Issue #90: More Spring Arrivals and Update

It has been a fantastic start to the 2017 tea season and I can't wait to share the latest news with you.

This is my 11th year tea season with this newsletter and I just can't stopped being amazed by the health-enhancing properties of tea. I have recently upped my intake to 3-5 times a week. I am definitely fitter, calmer and more focus.

Incredibly all these benefits for just 1-3 grams of tea buds a day!

Continue reading "Issue #90: More Spring Arrivals and Update"

May 08, 2017

Mint Green Tea & Chest Pain. I'm not kidding!

I recently began drinking mint green tea and ended up in the ER with chest pain. After a full battery of tests I was sent home and the pain came back.

Continue reading "Mint Green Tea & Chest Pain. I'm not kidding!"

Apr 29, 2017

Issue #89: Green Tea Season 2017 Has Started!

Have you been waiting for the new green tea season to arrive? Well, the wait is over.

8 of my 12 lightly oxidized teas have been restocked and they are looking good!

Continue reading "Issue #89: Green Tea Season 2017 Has Started!"

Mar 16, 2017

Best Loose Leaf for Catechin Content

First of all, thank you so much for this great site. It is very helpful! I am moving from coffee to green tea for medical reasons. Here come many questions,

Continue reading "Best Loose Leaf for Catechin Content"

Feb 18, 2017

Green Tea, Leukaemia and Bone Marrow

Green tea has been found to be beneficial to chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and bone marrow diseases such as myeloma and amyloidosis.

Continue reading "Green Tea, Leukaemia and Bone Marrow"

Feb 02, 2017

Issue #87: What About Matcha? (Offer Ending 28 February)

A newsletter reader - William - once asked: "Julian, I drink matcha. Do you sell a good matcha? Please include matcha in one of your newsletter."

Well, William, sorry for my late reply. Here is it - if you are reading this issue of newsletter!

Which is better, loose green tea or matcha?

Popular wisdom says when you consume green tea whole, you get more of the antioxidants than regular green tea.

To prove their points, matcha sellers often cite a 2003 study conducted by University of Colorado, which found that it contained 137 times as many antioxidants as a popular green tea beverage.

Continue reading "Issue #87: What About Matcha? (Offer Ending 28 February)"

Jan 28, 2017

Tieguanyin Wang King Grade

New tea has arrived!

Continue reading "Tieguanyin Wang King Grade"

Jan 21, 2017

Green Tea Cancer Benefit - Unproven And Yet Valuable?

In 2005 and 2006, FDA rejected green tea cancer fighting claims. They concluded that its anti-cancer properties are unproven. What should we make out of this?

Continue reading "Green Tea Cancer Benefit - Unproven And Yet Valuable?"

Jan 21, 2017

Green Tea Cure Bad Breath - Alternative Mouthwash

Green tea cure bad breath and prevents tooth decay. It destroys bacteria and viruses that cause throat infections and other dental conditions.

Continue reading "Green Tea Cure Bad Breath - Alternative Mouthwash"

Jan 10, 2017

Brewing Dragon Well - A Question About Decanting

I am new to high quality green teas. I was reading about how to brew Dragon well and I am confused. It says to decant the first 2/3 of the brew and then

Continue reading "Brewing Dragon Well - A Question About Decanting"

Jan 01, 2017

Newsletter #86: Green Tea is Good for Your Heart Part 2 (Free Shipping and Offer Ending 31 January)

IN THIS ISSUE:

>> Green Tea is Good for Your Heart - Part 2>> Tieguanyin Oolong Tea King Grade>> Three Time Limited Offers + Free Worldwide Shipping!

Continue reading "Newsletter #86: Green Tea is Good for Your Heart Part 2 (Free Shipping and Offer Ending 31 January)"

Nov 27, 2016

Newsletter #85: Green Tea is Good for Your Heart

Back to the topic of the astounding health benefits of green tea. In the previous newsletters, we learnt why it is good for your brain.

Do you know that drinking green tea could rejuvenate your body and speed up recovery from heart attack and stroke?

Continue reading "Newsletter #85: Green Tea is Good for Your Heart"

Oct 04, 2016

Green Tea and Heart Health - 6 Cardiovascular Benefits

Green tea and heart studies have always been controversial and conflicting. But increasingly scientists are uncovering evidence of tea's real benefits.

Continue reading "Green Tea and Heart Health - 6 Cardiovascular Benefits"

Oct 04, 2016

Newsletter #83: Green Tea is Good for Your Brain - Part 1

There are two ways in which green tea is good for your brain.

First it improves your concentration and calmness. Second, it helps ward off mental diseases. We will cover the first point in this issue.

Continue reading "Newsletter #83: Green Tea is Good for Your Brain - Part 1"

Oct 04, 2016

Newsletter #84: Green Tea is Good for Your Brain - Part 2

There are two ways in which green tea is good for your brain.

In my last newsletter, I explained how drinking green tea can improve your concentration and calmness.

Today, you will learn why it can improve your mental well being.

Continue reading "Newsletter #84: Green Tea is Good for Your Brain - Part 2"

Sep 11, 2016

Reverse Osmosis (RO) Water For Making Tea

Is it good to use reverse osmosis water for making tea? My choice would be that, use tapwater which is not preferable as there are many contaminants,

Continue reading "Reverse Osmosis (RO) Water For Making Tea"

Sep 11, 2016

Green Tea: Decaf versus Regular

My doctor has suggested I drink 3 cups of green tea daily for infertility. The more I read, the more I am confused on drinking caffeinated vs decaf green

Continue reading "Green Tea: Decaf versus Regular"

Aug 20, 2016

Newsletter #82: What's the Best Tea for Cholesterol? (Offer Ending 31 July)

A reader recently asked: "Julian, what's best tea for reducing my LDL cholesterol as my level is at a dangerous level?"

Continue reading "Newsletter #82: What's the Best Tea for Cholesterol? (Offer Ending 31 July)"

Aug 20, 2016

Newsletter #83: Green Tea is Good for Your Brain - Part 1

There are two ways in which green tea is good for your brain.

Continue reading "Newsletter #83: Green Tea is Good for Your Brain - Part 1"

Jul 20, 2016

Green Tea and Down Syndrome

Drinking green tea may improve your mental capability in an unexpected way. A Spanish research study found that taking green tea extract can help improve

Continue reading "Green Tea and Down Syndrome"

May 03, 2016

Green Tea Season 2016 - Best in 5 Years!

>> Green Tea Season 2016 - Best in Five Years!>> Jasmine Needle King and Pesticide Testing

Continue reading "Green Tea Season 2016 - Best in 5 Years!"

Apr 21, 2016

Tea Kettle Review Guide - Electric, Stovetop, Glass or Copper?

How to buy a tea kettle? Electric versus stovetop. What are the pros and cons of aluminum, stainless steel, glass, copper, silver and cast iron kettles?

Continue reading "Tea Kettle Review Guide - Electric, Stovetop, Glass or Copper?"

Apr 21, 2016

Best Tea Ware To Buy - Top Recommendations

If you could have any tea ware in the world, what would you choose? Here's our top recommendations from our product reviews on various tea ware.

Continue reading "Best Tea Ware To Buy - Top Recommendations"

Apr 13, 2016

Finally the Dragon Well tea has arrived!

Harvest started in 18 March 2016 this year. Also the Maofeng AAA grade.

Continue reading "Finally the Dragon Well tea has arrived!"

Mar 27, 2016

Green Tea 2016 - More Arrivals

2016 is turning out to be warmer than usual and all teas are expected to arrive early. Recent new arrivals include Anji Baicha, Biluochuns and Lushan Yunwu tea.

Continue reading "Green Tea 2016 - More Arrivals"

Mar 18, 2016

Newsletter #80: Green Tea Season 2016 Has Started!

Great news guys, the 2016 green tea season has started to arrive! As usual, the first to arrive are the three Sichuanese green tea:

- Mengding Ganlu (Sweet Dew)- Zhuyeqing (Bamboo Green)- Mengding Huangya (Yellow Buds)

Also, the Tieguanyin Wang King Grades are on sale for the last time, they won't be harvested again in autumn 2017.

Continue reading "Newsletter #80: Green Tea Season 2016 Has Started!"

Mar 15, 2016

Organic Tea - Frequently Asked Questions

Organic tea has to be quality to be worth it.

Continue reading "Organic Tea - Frequently Asked Questions"

Mar 15, 2016

Organic Chinese Tea - Truth About High Grades

What most people didn't get is that the highest grade tea cannot be mass produced and industrialized.

Continue reading "Organic Chinese Tea - Truth About High Grades"

Mar 15, 2016

Organic Loose Tea - What Does It Mean?

What everyone should understand about organic loose tea: What it does and does NOT mean.

Continue reading "Organic Loose Tea - What Does It Mean?"

Feb 15, 2016

EGCG, Catechins and Polyphenols - FAQ Guide

What are EGCG, catechins and polyphenols, and their health benefits and side effects? How much to consume? Best product and brand to buy?

Continue reading "EGCG, Catechins and Polyphenols - FAQ Guide"

Feb 06, 2016

Green Tea Side Effects Drinkers Should Be Aware Of

There are green tea side effects and disadvantages that new drinkers should be aware of. Before you begin a tea diet, read this guide to avoid nasty surprises.

Continue reading "Green Tea Side Effects Drinkers Should Be Aware Of"

Feb 06, 2016

Green Tea Supplements Vs Drinking - Pros and Cons

What are the advantages and disadvantages of green tea extract supplements compared to drinking a tea beverage? While swallowing tea tablets is fast and convenient, there are pitfalls to watch out for.

Continue reading "Green Tea Supplements Vs Drinking - Pros and Cons"

Feb 05, 2016

Eating Tea Leaves Are Good For You (A Reader View)

Tea And Other Food Consumption: Tea nuts are like the nuts in relation to all the things of life on earth, but just now focusing on foodstuffs like tea,

Continue reading "Eating Tea Leaves Are Good For You (A Reader View)"

Feb 05, 2016

Drinking Tea Make My Teeth Feel Fuzzy

I love hot tea. But I can't seem to find a tea that does not make my teeth feel coated or fuzzy. Has anyone else had the problem and did you solve the

Continue reading "Drinking Tea Make My Teeth Feel Fuzzy"

Feb 05, 2016

Fluoride Free Green Tea & Extracts - Dialyzed

Does anyone know of suppliers of green tea and extracts with fluoride almost all removed, called 'dialyzed'?

Continue reading "Fluoride Free Green Tea & Extracts - Dialyzed"

Feb 05, 2016

Matcha Green Tea Bag - Which is the Best?

A reader recently wrote to ask which is the best matcha green tea bag to buy. Here's my short answer, hope you find it useful. Match green tea is a tea

Continue reading "Matcha Green Tea Bag - Which is the Best?"

Feb 02, 2016

How to Keep Tea Fresh (Offers To End 29 February 2016)

Several readers have emailed and asked me the following question recently:

"Julian, I have recently bought green tea from you. How do I keep them fresh?"

If you have bought tea from me, then things are very simple indeed.

Continue reading "How to Keep Tea Fresh (Offers To End 29 February 2016)"

Feb 02, 2016

Green Tea Storage - Guarding Against Five Thieves

Green tea storage is tricky, but it is well worth the effort. You don't need to invest in any special equipment, following a few simple guidelines will go a long way.

Continue reading "Green Tea Storage - Guarding Against Five Thieves"

Jan 11, 2016

Newsletter #78: Healtiest Green Tea for the New Year (Triple Offers To End 31 January 2016)

"Julian, I want to start the New Year with drinking healthy green tea. Where can I buy real quality, healthiest green tea? Can I buy in USA or do I order from overseas?"

Continue reading "Newsletter #78: Healtiest Green Tea for the New Year (Triple Offers To End 31 January 2016)"

Nov 21, 2015

Autumnal harvests have arrived!

Yes, new stocks for the following:

- Tieguanyin Wang tea (all 9 grades)- Jasmine needle and pearl- Phoonix Dancong oolong

And they are goooood!

Continue reading "Autumnal harvests have arrived!"

New! Comments: Like This Story? Leave A Comment!

Back to Top of Green Tea Blog

Back to Amazing Green Tea Home


rss  Subscribe via RSS

twitter  Twitter Julian

bug Spot a bug? Suggest an improvement and win a prize!

Amazing Green Tea

The definitive guide to Gourmet Tea and healthy drinks
Tea Alert: Have you ever wondered which green tea the Chinese President drink for maximum health benefits and great after-feeling?