We include a Food Safe – Reusable – Natural – Cotton Canvas Tea-Bag with every 1Lb of Tea . These Cotton-Canvas Tea-Bags are the healthiest way to Brew Tea, compared to the Commercial Tea Bags that are mass produced and of which most contain micro-plastics, recycled-paper, and even glue. When hot water hits those bags you get a mix of toxic chemicals in your Tea. So it makes good sense to avoid those modern tea bags and return to the Traditional Methods of Brewing our Teas.
So using a Cotton-Canvas Tea Bag is a Good Health Choice and Tip. Spread the word please. Pass on this knowledge.
Capadulla – Doliocarpus dentatus (Aublet) Standley
NAMES: French Guiana: liane rouge. Guyana Arawak: kabuduli, kapadula. Guyana Macushi:
katuwaiye. Surinam Akuriyo: sah-kah-ti-to. Surinam Creole: liane rouge. Surinam Sranan: diatite.
Surinam Tirio and Wayana: tah-mo.
USES: Whole plant: Decoction for venereal disease. Stem and bark is an aphrodisiac tea, or in an infusion when chopped and soaked in wine; sap of stem drunk to relieve stricture or as a thirst quencher. Sap used as an abortive, for coughs and colds, and to treat snakebites in N.W. Guyana.
Leaf: Used to disinfect the umbilical cord of newborn babies in NW Guyana. Depurative.
Doliocarpus cf. macrocarpus Mart. ex Eichl.
NAME: Guyana Patamona: kata-whaik-yik.
USES: Wood: Concentrated mixture of the wood boiled with water is used as an aphrodisiac. Dry wood boiled with water is used as a tea, a tonic or for impotence.
The Perfect Brew
Brewing tea with your new reusable tea bag couldn’t be easier. Making tea is simply a matter of spooning a teaspoon or of tea into your reusable bag and placing it in Boiling water as usual and steep your tea bag for 1-3 minutes. Of course, tea preference is a very individual thing, with some people going strong and a longer steep, whereas others might like theirs less dark and lighter on the palette. If you’re new to drinking tea this way, just try different times and amounts to work out your individual preference.
Cleaning Reusable Tea Bags
Cleaning reusable tea bags is simple. After brewing tea for the perfect cup, just empty the Tea out into your compost or into the garden outdoors, and they’ll naturally decompose over time. Once you’ve got rid of the tea, turn the reusable tea bag inside out and give it a good rinse. Washing with a little zero waste dish soap will help to keep your bags clean and germ-free.
You can also repair cotton tea bags easily with the help of a sewing machine or by hand to stay true to the reuse principles of zero waste.
Whereas generally very safe, treat your new reusable tea bags with the same care and thoughts to hygiene, you would like any other fabric item in the kitchen. If left for a time wet fabric can harbor mold and bacteria. To avoid any issues, wash your tea bag regularly and let dry.Tab content