Nil Organic Tea Blog

  • Summer Update - Escape or cope? Let's get personal

    Summer Update - Escape or cope? Let's get personal

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    I'm not silent. I've been renewing. Pictured here: Sipping our Vanilla Plum Crumble black tea on our backpacking trip this week on Mt. Hood. I'm using my coping mechanisms to reset, recharge, and come back stronger than ever I have been quieter than usual, and it's been a struggle lately to compose the content, creativity, and forward movement I'm usually able to bring to the heart of who we are, the heart of our business and family.  I can't make it up or fake it up.  I live for authenticity and authentically it's been rough.  My passion comes through in our business...

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  • How to Cold-Brew - Easy Iced Tea!

    How to Cold-Brew - Easy Iced Tea!

    Cold Brewed Iced Tea is so easy  Even my 6-year-old could do it.The energy requirement is almost nothing and the process is incredibly simple.Here's how:1. Add loose-leaf to to a jar2.  Add coldish water3.  Let the tea steep 12-15 hours4. Strain, ready to drink!I use 2 tsp per 8 oz cup of water whether I'm making hot or cold tea.  So this means using 1/3 cup tea per 8 cups (1/2 gallon) of water.  If you want to sweeten, add the sugar during this step so it has time to dissolve.Then, just let it steep at least 12 hours on the counter or 15...

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  • Feeling anxious?  Me too. Find relief in tea. 🌼

    Feeling anxious? Me too. Find relief in tea. 🌼

    Our newPeace from Anxiety Collection Feeling stressed? Anxious? Worried?  I am too.  We have teas that can help, and science to back it up.  I always drink a lot of tea, but my tea drinking has gone through the roof this month.  And I realize why-- I'm using tea as a means to cope.But it's effective.  And healthy.  And it can be for you too, naturally, peacefully, deliciously.  Studies show a variety of the herbs and teas we use in our blends have significant stress reducing properties and enhance relief from anxiety.   Check it out below, or just:  Shop Our "Peace from Anxiety" Collection Did you know there...

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  • Silver Linings: Finding Serenity in the Confusion

    Silver Linings: Finding Serenity in the Confusion

    Uncertain times have called for all of us to take a step back and really think through our choices, plans, and how we spend our time and resources.  Thank you for trusting us in helping to make the health, wellness, and mindfulness of you and your families a priority through drinking our teas.  We believe drinking tea to be essential during this time not only because it allows for the health benefits of all our whole, organic ingredients to aid in boosting your immune system, but also because the mindfulness of drinking our aromatic, full-flavored blends helps to keep your mind...

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  • TWO NEW Immunity Teas!

    TWO NEW Immunity Teas!

    TWO NEW Immunity Teas! Load up on our new wellness blends to help keep your family healthy. Lemon Ginger Turmeric I worked on this blend for well over a year, but the current events and recent demands of our customers gave me the final push into completing the finishing touches of this recipe.  And guys, I've NAILED it.  I'm proud of everything I make, but this blend makes me feel like a gosh darn tea artist.  It smells, tastes, and FEELS like the goodness you crave when sickness creeps upon you, or maybe it just gives you superpowers to ward off evil -- be...

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  • New Year's Resolutions: Tea Solutions

    New Year's Resolutions: Tea Solutions

    First of all, Happy New Year! This first week of our 2020 has been fabulous: simple but meaningful.  We took a much-needed break as a family and stayed close to home enjoying each other's company and presence.  It was low-key and heavenly.  Lots of crafts, books, and about a million cups of tea kept us close and cozy.   I soaked up every minute I had with my children, and I'm so grateful for practicing unplugged, mindful time with them.And now, we begin our New Year.  Because if you're anything like me, the newness of life doesn't really kick in until the kiddos go...

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