Stories

5th September 2016

Tips to warm you and your home (not the planet)

Keeping snug inside can make autumn a little more costly for you and also our beautiful planet. We’ve teamed up with Do Nation (a social enterprise) to suggest some simple tips to keep your bills down and protect our planet this autumn.

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31st August 2016

How wild is your green tea?

The humble cup of tea has become a ubiquitous part of our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where it comes from? When we do, chances are that our minds conjure up images of neatly manicured tea plantations with leaves being plucked from row upon row of tea bushes. In many cases, this image is not far from the truth. But in a remote corner of Vietnam – the source of our Suoi Gang green tea and Nam Lanh black tea – it is a very different story. Ben Heron, Pukka's Sustainable Herbs Manager explains how green tea can be wild.

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31st August 2016

Glow with Pukka this autumn

With its spectacular cloak of colour, autumn is like a second spring with every leaf in flower. Join us in celebration of this beautiful season and find out how to keep your summer glow.

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25th August 2016

Herbal saviours for a healthy autumn

Autumn is a time for change. We move from the hot, dry heat of summer to the cool and damp climate of autumn. It’s not just the environment that changes; our bodies and minds also react to the change. Katie Pande, Pukka's Herbal Adviser, gives her top tips on what’s good to keep our body and brain glowing during this change of seasons.

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30th June 2016

How we make tea at Pukka

Sebastian Pole, Pukka’s Master Herbsmith explains the magic behind how we create our incredible organic teas and supplement. This is the story of Pukka, from crop to cup.

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28th June 2016

The journey from traditional to modern medicine with turmeric

Materia medica is the Latin medical term for the body of collected knowledge about the therapeutic properties of any substance used for healing derived by the Ancient Greek physician Dioscorides in the 1st century AD. The term materia medica was used from the period of the Roman Empire until the 20th century, but has now been generally replaced in medical education contexts by the term "Evidence-based Medicine". Evidence-based medicine is being used to validate the use of modern drugs as well as time-honoured herbal remedies, including turmeric.

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6th May 2016

Fairly traded turmeric

If you’re a fan of Pukka, you may have noticed that we love turmeric. But what’s the story behind this incredible spice and where does it all come from?

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