6 reasons why you need loose leaf tea in your life!

We have been drinking tea for thousands of years and enjoying the benefits each cup provides. As a nation of tea lovers we have studied tea and found that drinking tea can relieve stress and anxiety and studies on green tea have found it is loaded with antioxidants that have beneficial effects on our health.

Loose leaf tea, like what you'll find in our Me Tea boxes are higher quality than the prepacked bags, so here are a few reasons why you should ditch the tea bags and start a new daily brewing ritual with a Me Tea brew kit, so you can have all the benefits without the fuss:

  1. Loose leaf tea is better quality.

Most of the bagged teas on offer from supermarkets are produced on mass and include fillers to make the blend go further.

  1. Loose leaf tea is fresher.

Prepacked tea bags are filled in different locations and have usually travelled large distances.

  1. Loose leaf tea tastes better.

Because prepacked teas are standardized you will never experience the difference in taste or aroma from the from different locations tea is grown. For a fresher and more refined tea experience you should brew loose leaf tea.

  1. Loose leaf tea has a variety of flavours.

You can get much more interesting blends in loose leaf tea. In some of our Me Tea blends we have over 10 ingredients. It is time to diversity your morning ritual and try something new.

  1. Loose leaf tea is better for the planet.

Most of the teabags used by large companies are not compostable and a lot contain plastic. That's why in our brew kits we only 

  1. Loose leaf tea is good for you.

Tea has plenty of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and these can contribute to your health. If you are looking for an increase in these properties scoop a generous heap of loose tea and reap the benefits of the fresh leaves.