Want to sleep more? Here's how.

Have you ever felt the urge to just take a nap? You’re not alone. Today is National Public Sleeping Day. So what’s the deal with this holiday anyway? National Public... Read more →

Celery Juice + Matcha - the ultimate health drink?

The title of this blog post is a little tongue in cheek ;) We know matcha is here to stay, but what about celery juice? I originally thought that the... Read more →

Achieve your goals with tea

Happy New Year! Out with the old, and in with the new! As is often the case with New Year’s, that means new beginnings. So what is your new beginning?... Read more →

Immunity: what does it mean and how do you get it?

What does it actually mean to boost your immune system, why should you be doing this and how is it going to help keep you healthy? The cold & flu... Read more →

What is healthier: green tea or black tea?

Today, we are going to bust some myths. It may surprise you to learn that both black tea and green tea are from the same plant. Actually, all teas not... Read more →

Make Your Own Aphrodisiac Herbal Infusion

Making your own aphrodisiac herbal infusion is fun and super easy. Even with its simplicity, I find it's incredibly empowering to make a healing infusion with your own hands. You... Read more →

How much curcumin is in my turmeric latte?

Curcumin is the most active ingredient in turmeric and is known for it's anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. How much curcumin is in turmeric? What’s a high percentage? Believe it or... Read more →

A Tea to Help you Achieve Daily Balance

Our last post featuring the Anti-inflammatory Chai brought up a lot of questions about adaptogens and what exactly they are and how they work. The release of our August tea... Read more →

Adaptogens in your tea? NIUKA can help with that.

We all know that tea is inherently healthy, full of antioxidants, minerals and enzymes.  In our Monthly Tea Box, we like to highlight the health benefits of different teas and... Read more →

Turn on Your Mind: Plant Powered Iced Lattes

ACTIVATE YOUR MIND We've found herbs that are perfect for times when you've exhausted your brain power or energy - after a cold, a big trip, exam period or client... Read more →

Power of Plants Issue #8: Dandelion Root

My mom would say dandelions are a major nuisance. She’s a gardener. She watches kids in the schoolyard kick the white fluff that catches the wind and reseeds so successful in her... Read more →

Power of Plants Issue #7: Spring Cleansing

We’re exploring the power of plants to help us naturally detoxify from the inside out. Spring is the perfect time to talk about this as the plant world gives us... Read more →

Power of Plants Issue #6: Plant Protein Basics

How do you get your protein?  After 18 years as a vegetarian I am quite used to getting this question. It’s a well meaning one, especially from a person genuinely... Read more →

POP Issue #5: Battle of the Algaes - Spirulina vs. Chlorella

We get a lot of questions around spirulina and chlorella from people comparing our Matcha Fuel and Matcha Recovery superfood powders. Fuel contains spirulina and Recovery contains chlorella. Is one... Read more →

The Power of Plants Issue #4: Easing Into a Plant-based Diet

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” - Michael Pollan Along with Matcha everything, the plant-based movement has seen a major growth in popularity over the past couple of years.... Read more →

The Power of Plants Issue #3: All About Matcha

13 years ago I studied the Japanese tea ceremony. I learned about Japanese culture, spoke Japanese phrases and practiced an amazing choreographed art in a deliberately simple tea room. It... Read more →

The Power of Plants Issue #2: Anti-Aging Essentials

Have you plucked out a grey hair or said to yourself that you don’t understand Millennials? Telltale signs of aging! Really, if you’re an adult, you’ve starting aging and it... Read more →

The Power of Plants Issue 1: The Tea Plant

Do you ever find that your appreciation for something or someone increases after learning more about their past, their history, their unique characteristics, their strengths, their weaknesses? That’s our goal... Read more →

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