Over the past month or so I’ve gotten a number of questions from readers asking about growing their own tea. This was a strange one for me. It’s something I never considered before, but I guess a lot of people are trying to live healthier and tea is part of a healthy lifestyle.
Moreover, organic tea is even better. That way you know it hasn’t been treated with pesticides or other chemicals. And even though you can buy organic tea online, a lot of tea is grown in regions where you can’t trust these kind of labels.
Countries like Sri Lanka, China, India and Kenya are the four biggest tea exporters in the world. I wouldn’t trust a label from anyone of these countries and neither do most people. In fact people in those countries themselves don’t trust their own governments to properly enforce these kind of regulations. Organic tea does not necessarily mean tea that is organically grown. It just means that the manufacturer of that tea has paid off the right people to be able to label their tea as organic.
Growing your own tea at home solves this problem. You know exactly what it is being treated with and you can safely consume the tea knowing you’re not putting chemicals in your body.
The main problem you would face, and this is the problem most of my readers seem to have, is that most of …Read More