Chuck's Colombia Visit

Chuck's Colombia Visit

May 22nd 2018
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A few weeks back Chuck - one of the founders of The Jasmine Pearl - went on a trip to Colombia to visit one of the plantations that we partner with. He was gone for about two weeks, climbin …
What is a Dosha?

What is a Dosha?

Apr 17th 2018
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In Ayurvedic practices, Doshas are the three different energies that are present in the human body. There is Pitta, Vata, and Kapha. Each dosha corresponds to a personality type that manifests its …
What is Wu-Wo?

What is Wu-Wo?

Mar 13th 2018
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WHAT IS WU‐WOAn egalitarian tea ceremony rooted in Gong‐Fu style small pot brewing, “Wu” means void or complete emptiness, and “Wo” means self or being. The heart of Wu-Wo is that everyone participati …
Making Matcha Latte

Making Matcha Latte

Mar 7th 2018
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MATCHA. The powdered wonder tea from Japan has been a big craze here in the States. It can be found in all sorts of food, drink, and health products. In fact, one of our most popular product …
What is Koto-Kai?

What is Koto-Kai?

Feb 9th 2018
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What is Koto-Kai? A koto is a long board zither that boasts 13 silk strings and 13 bridges that can be moved; each string has its own bridge. It evolved from an instrument called zhe …
What is Ikebana?

What is Ikebana?

Jan 23rd 2018
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Ikebana is the Japanese tradition of floral arranging that dates back to the 6th century. It is also known as Kadō- “Way of the Flowers”. Ikebana has strict rules and is a disciplined art. It is desig …
Kombucha Tips and Tricks

Kombucha Tips and Tricks

May 13th 2017
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Removing the kombucha SCOBY from the jar after the first week of fermentation. In an ongoing effort to share with our customers different ways to enjoy our teas I have for you some tips and tricks on …