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Hello,like we wash our veggies to avoid pesticides is there any way to avoid pest in our tea like in green tea of tetley or is it fine?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
You can pour some: hot water over the tea leaves to wash them. Drain the water and then add more hot water to actually brew the tea. Peace and good health. This is what is done in China. They even wash and warm the pot and cups this way first.

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