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Tea Popsicle Recipes

Discover the icy cool world of tea popsicles and it will transform your summer. Guaranteed!  Tea popsicles are surprisingly easy to make, and everyone in the family will love them – especially since we have fabulous recipes for kid-friendly popsicles,

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CAFFEINE CONTENT OF TEA

CAFFEINE CONTENT OF TEA & COFFEE (approximate milligrams per cup) black tea                            25-110mg semi-green/oolong tea 12-55mg white tea                  

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Tea Bath Sachets

Silk Road Tea Bath Sachets

Harness the health benefits of tea and botanicals from the outside-in with soothing and hydrating Tea Bath Sachets. Many ancient cultures throughout the world have bathed in herbs, and throughout Asia baths in tea are also popular. Tea Bath Sachets

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Secrets behind great teas

What separates an ordinary tea from a tea masterpiece? First and foremost, it begins with the quality of tea leaves used. Soil conditions, altitude, climate, and even the location on the bush the leaf was plucked from are all critical

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Upcoming Workshops & Events

Workshops & Events Share the fun of tea with a friend, a date, out of town guests, or come on your own. Unless otherwise noted, classes take place at our Vancouver store (2066 West 4th Ave in Kitsilano) or Chinatown

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF TEA

SILK ROAD teas are made with premium quality, fresh, organic botanicals. Exceptional freshness, combined with organic growing practices, results in higher antioxidant levels & superior flavour. What’s just as important as the premium quality ingredients we select for our teas, are

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SMOKY TOMATO SOUP

Use your favourite recipe to make either a cream based, or non-creamy tomato soup. Both work very well to create an irresistibly smoky tomato soup that is mouth-wateringly delicious, right down to the last spoonful! Replace a portion of the

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WARD OFF WINTER COLDS & FLU

Looking for great natural remedies to boost your system and ward off winter colds and flu?  Studies indicate green tea & ginger can not only prevent illness, but help you recover faster too. Our Winter Warrior Tea combines the power

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Honey & Tea for Your Health

Honey is a natural cough suppressant, and soothes sore throats, so it’s the perfect addition to your teacup this winter. Just brew & stir! During the winter season, it’s common to get run down. Drinking tea throughout the day can boost your

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There's always something brewing at SILK ROAD.

Our blog is your ultimate resource for recipe ideas, tea education & culture, spa secrets, health & wellness tips, workshops & special events. Visit regularly to be inspired inside & out!

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Locations

Silk Road Tea
Chinatown - Retail Store & Spa
1624 Government Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 1Z3
Tel: 250 382 0006
(view map)

NOW OPEN!
Silk Road Tea Vancouver
2066 West 4th Ave
Vancouver BC
V6J1M9
Tel: 778 379 8481

Silk Road Tea at The Victoria Public Market
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
6-1701 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 0C1
Tel: 778-433-9838
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Contact Us

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Tel: 250 388 6815
e: mailorder@silkroadtea.com

GENERAL INQUIRIES
e: silkroad@silkroadtea.com

VICTORIA CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA
Tel: 250 382 0006

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE
Tel: 778 379 8481

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON
Tel: 778-433-9838

WHOLESALE
Tel: 250 388 6815
e: wholesale@silkroadtea.com

HOURS OF OPERATION

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Please note you may also email us for assistance at mailorder@silkroadtea.com
Monday - Friday 10am-5 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday & Holidays CLOSED

CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Friday 10am-6 pm
Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday 11am-5 pm

WHOLESALE ORDERS & ENQUIRIES
Monday-Friday 10am-5 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Holidays CLOSED

Fresh, Organic Tea = More Antioxidants. No Artificial Flavours, Colours, Sweeteners, Dairy or Soy. Gluten-Free.