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December 15, 2017

How to make your own Herbarium

A herbarium is a collection of preserved plant and herb specimens. These specimens are typically used for scientific study, but for the everyday collectors, a herbarium can just be a unique decoration in your house. I’ll be honest, when researching, I initially thought a herbarium was like a terrarium but with herbs instead of usual plants like cacti. *cue laughter* Turns out it’s a collection of herbs in frames. So […]
December 12, 2017

5 Creative Ways to Reuse your Tea Bags

Did you know, tea bags were invented by accident in 1908? (Aren’t the coolest things created by accident! Potato chips, Penicillin, Post-its) Thomas Sullivan from the United States created small silk bags to give samples of tea to his customers but some of them thought they were meant to be placed directly into the pot, like a metal infuser, instead of being poured and emptied out. Thus, Voila! The invention […]
November 1, 2017

5 easy-care plants for the irresponsible

As the world progresses and we’re constantly updating ourselves with technology, having plants around the house helps brings us back a step closer to Mother Nature. Though part of the progression also means spending more time on our iPads or Galaxy Notes and never actually having enough time for a proper meal, yet alone taking care of plants. Fret not! Listed below are 5 easy-care plants for the irresponsible – […]
September 27, 2017

Importance of Food Preparation by ELIKA FIT

Do you find yourself grateful that on Monday you can start afresh? Whatever happened the week before, or at the weekend, can almost be forgiven as we say, “ok new week, new start” Monday starts great, good intentions carry into Tuesday, we may even get in a workout but then the old habits start to slide in. You wake up late, no time for breakfast, but coffee perhaps? The workload […]
August 28, 2017

Going gaga over Organic food

Organic food seems to be all the rage these days but what makes it better? Some swear by organic food’s more unique and wholesome taste compared to conventional produce. While tastier produce is in itself a compelling reason to switch, there are other reasons why going organic might be the smart move for both your health and the environment. Organic food: Bye to Pesticides Image cred: Kees Streefkerk on Unsplash […]
August 14, 2017
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Surprising Benefits of Organic Herbal Tea

When it comes to organic herbal tea, there’s more than meets the eye. Herbal teas pack a punch when it comes to health benefits. Here are some interesting facts about herbal teas that you may not have known about! Rose Tea: Relief for Menstrual pain The mention of roses conjures romantic images of flower bouquets or petal-strewn beds, but rose tea also helps alleviate menstrual cramps. This sweet tea improves […]
July 19, 2017

Yoga Seeds’ 4th anniversary x Nilüfer Tea Event

PREVIOUS POST ON YOGA SEEDS COLLAB In our previous post on the blog, we have shared that we were blessed with the opportunity to be a part of Yoga Seeds’ 4th anniversary celebration. It was such an enriching experience for the Nilufer team as well as for the attendees as we had some fruitful discussions about the perks of taking organic herbal teas. These pictures speak a thousand words. Photo […]