Earl Grey tea is one of the most recognised teas in the world. It is typically a black tea base flavoured with the oil from the rind of Bergamot Orange. This fragrant citrus fruit is the size of an orange with genetic research indicating it is a hybrid of lemon and bitter orange. History of Earl Grey Tea Earl Grey tea is assumed to be named after the 2nd Earl Grey, Charles Grey who was the British Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the 1830’s. There are a few stories a
Hallowe'en is celebrated on October 31st and is followed by the festival of Samhain. It is a mystical time of the year when the veil between our world and the spiritual world is thin. Hence easier to connect with our departed loved ones. The energy of Hallowe'en is around days before and after the actual festival. So let's work with the energy of Hallowe'en. Hallowe'en is one of my favourite festivals. The children love the opportunity to dress up. Trick or treating give
I adore my crystals and love finding the perfect spot for them to spread their magic within my home. We are spending more and more time in our homes at the moment, so keeping your home high vibing is essential. You might be intuitively drawn to place a crystal somewhere in your home and if that is the case, perfect. If not, here are some suggestions as to where your treasures can spread some love. Bathroom Selenite A crystal filled with white light energy, I imagine this cry
I owned many, many packs of Oracle Cards before I was drawn to a set of Tarot cards. Now I use my Tarot cards daily to check in on the energy for the day. Actually I owned one pack of Oracle cards for years before I found out it was ok to have more than one set of cards. As with all Spiritual Tools, you need to be guided by your own intuition. If any of my tips, don't feel right, don't use them. There is no right or wrong way to use the cards. As you are the reader of th
It has been 7 years since I decided to use my Naturopathic skills to create my own tea blends. So many new tea lovers have joined in since the journey began, I wanted to share with you how our teas are blended and what makes them high vibing. Created and Blended by a Naturopath For those I haven't met at an expo, festival or via my tea shop The Tea Empress, my name is Cheryl Brady and I am the creator of SpiritualiTEA. I am a Naturopath, Herbalist and Tea Master. All the t
As a Naturopath and Tea Master the decision to make all SpiritualiTEA herbal teas and teas only available as loose leaf tea was a no brainer. I wanted the teas, herbs, spices and fruits to be in the purest form available to consume as a tea. Plus I didn't want my delicious healing in a teacup to have a dash of plastic. Plastic in tea ????? When I started researching for this article, I knew there was a plastic used to seal the teabags but I didn't realise that plastic was a
" I want to like Green Tea as I know it is good for my heart but it is so bitter." " Why is Green Tea so bitter?" " I can never get it to taste the same as when I have it at a restaurant." " I have been told to drink several cups of Green Tea a day but I can't get through one." I want you to love Green Tea. It can taste amazing and it is great for your heart, blood sugar levels and is a caffeine hit full of the good stuff. How can we move past the bitter taste of Green Tea?