Food and feng shui

Written by Jakob Jelling

Feng shui has a great impact onrepparttar food we eat. Feng shui,repparttar 113196 food we eat and ourselves are interrelated and influence each other. Chi and our life balance are highly influenced by food, starting on how it was harvested and produced, going through how we cook it andrepparttar 113197 environment and mood in which we eat it.

Chi or positive energy flows in food as well as in everything else, and its quality depends a lot onrepparttar 113198 way we cook it. Actually, eating has direct relation with energy flowing, since it isrepparttar 113199 way we receive energy and it becomes part of us. Therefore,repparttar 113200 source of that energy, which is food, should be handled very carefully.

Harmony and balance is an important aspect ofrepparttar 113201 relationship between food and feng shui. It is important that we eat balanced food, which consists in variety and balance of colors. Feng shui recommends that a dish should contain different colors which are in harmony with each other. You should try to use as many different colors as possible in one same dish atrepparttar 113202 same time as they should combine and look good together.

Do you have the right water for brewing tea?

Written by Tea Hub

Many people know thatrepparttar quality of tea leaves is very important for brewing a good cup of tea. However, not many people realize thatrepparttar 113195 water that they use to brew tea is as important, if not more important, for brewing a good cup of tea. Mr. Zhang Dafu of Ming dynasty wrote in his Mei Hua Cao Tang Bi Tan that “Tea leaves need water to be brewed into a good cup of tea. 100% quality water can brew 80% quality tea leaves into a 100% quality cup of tea. Onrepparttar 113196 other hand, 80% quality water can only brew 100% quality tea leaves into an 80% quality cup of tea.”

Lu Yu had detail discussions about tea brewing water in his famous tea book Cha Jing (Tea Bible). Generally speaking, hard water is not good for brewing tea. Water with PH value of greater than 7 may darken color of tea liquor and lighten taste of tea.

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