Root + Spring’s Herbal Teas and Soups

A family company introducing traditional Chinese medicine to more mouths

If you live in a metropolis big enough to have its own Chinatown, chances are, you’ll know the feeling of walking through those streets, wondering what those boxes of ginseng and various powders in the herbal shops can really do for you. The practice of traditional Chinese medicine is literally ancient compared to the trendy green juices, adaptogens, and bone broths that have become a …

P&T’s New Master Blends

The Berlin-based specialty shop offers six creative (and organic) offerings that highlight tea's potential

Augmenting the tea experience since it opened in December 2012, Berlin-based P&T (short for Paper & Tea) has been a place of discovery and education, sans the snootiness. Freshly added to their beautiful range of whole loose-leaf teas and herbal infusions—carefully sourced for their integrity—are P&T’s six organic Master Blends; custom blends which add a creative jolt to your current tea ritual, both visually and …

Office Blend Tea by Daphnis and Chloe

A fresh, hand-picked tea from Greece offers a caffeine-free energy boost

When hitting the post-lunch slump at work, the office stereotypically shuffles over to the coffee pot in search of a fresh jolt. But for those who don’t drink caffeine, the stamina-inducing choices have long been slim—energetic teas still contain the stimulant, and supplements tend to neglect the gratification of taking a break with a warm, tasty drink—forcing the decaf crowd to accept its slightly slouching …