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Two Ways to Make Traditional Chai Tea

It’s chai time, and I’m about to make some of my favorite tea.

Would you like some?

With half of my family from North India, I’m fairly accustomed to the ritual of drinking chai. Not the frothy, ultra-sweet, flavored-milk drink you get from national coffee chains. I mean real chai, made from raw ingredients, and crafted to suit the individual’s preference. And it never fails to surprise me how varied people’s tastes can be.

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Posted by Ek Ongkar

New Matcha Tea Set

There is a cause for celebration amongst the crew here at Mountain Rose Herbs — it’s finally still light out at the end of our work days! Though spring is still a ways away, one of our favorite activities this time of year is to invoke the season of new growth with a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. We have a brand new Matcha Set in our online shop that has made these ceremonies so much more enjoyable!

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New in the Shop: Gold/Red Cast Iron Teapot

Check out this gorgeous Gold/Red Cast Iron Teapot that just arrived in our online shop!

This stunning teapot makes an excellent gift for that hard-to-shop-for tea lover. Visually stunning, this cast iron teapot is dark red with golden highlights that create burnt amber undertones.

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A Special Green Tea Tasting

A “Farm To Table” Tea Meeting

In November, we had the great honor of hosting a delegation of tea marketers and producers from Eugene’s Sister City of Kakegawa, Japan. The group carefully prepared and served Fukamushicha (deep steamed green tea) for members of the Mountain Rose Herbs team.

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Posted by Alyssa

Favorite Root Decoction: Tea Blend with Turmeric Root

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New in the Shop: Cast Iron Teapot Sets


Just in time for the holidays, we have two chic new cast iron teapot sets!

The Gold Turquoise Teapot Set is beautiful and will add flair to any gathering. The teapot in this set is cast with a Tibetan motif -- a must-have for that hard-to-shop-for tea lover. Read More
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DIY Spiced Coconut Dairy-Free Creamer

You may have heard about the resurgence in returning to diets higher in fat. Ever since learning about this trend, I’ve been experimenting with ways to add fat back into my diet. I especially enjoy the luxury that a boost of fatty goodness can bring to a cold morning.

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Posted by Alieta

New in the Shop: Organic Roasted Cacao Shells

Do you adore cacao as much as we do?

We are excited to introduce organic roasted cacao shells to our collection of organic herbs and spices!

Cacao has a long and colorful history as a beloved plant beginning in Central and South America before 1500 BC. The entire cacao fruit was used and considered sacred by the Mayan, Olmec, and Aztec civilizations. Mayans believed that the gods discovered the cacao tree in a mountain offering a plethora of ambrosial delights. 

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New in the Shop: Organic Roasted Dandelion Root Powder

For many moons, our loyal customers have been dreaming about Organic Roasted Dandelion Root Powder , and we are happy to report that it is finally here!

Dandelion is an amazing plant that has been used for thousands of years in China as a restorative tonic, edible food, and in herbal wines and beers. Dandelion root is a favorite amongst traditional herbalists as a nutritive bitter

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New in the Shop: Coconut Rooibos Tea

As the days grow longer and warmer here in the Willamette Valley, we can begin to think about the long summer days ahead and spending time in nature with our loved ones. These thoughts of sunny, carefree times inspired our new organic Coconut Rooibos Tea!

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