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Our collection of global tea represents all the traditional tea producing nations with their signature varieties. Over the past 4000 years, the tea plant spread to each of these nations, where it took on a unique form and flavor due to the regional terroir, namely the local soil quality, humidity, altitude, and temperature. Each region also developed specialized methods of processing the tea leaf to obtain a particular taste and form. Shaped by the traditions of their culture, local tea masters are still developing and perfecting regional tea around the world. Explore our collection!
Caffeine naturally occurs in the tea plant, causing all traditional teas to have a naturally occurring amount level of caffeine. Chemical processes can be used to extract most of the caffeine from tea leaves, however we do not carry these processed decaf teas. We do, however, have a variety of herbal teas that are naturally 100% caffeine free. On the other hand, other traditional teas are naturally highly caffeinated. These create a sustained buzz that won't result in the familiar unwanted "crash" that often follows coffee.
A splendor of toasty flavor and aroma! The most refined and perhaps the most well-known of Chinese black teas, this Keemun is handpicked in Anhui Province. This tea has an indescribable flavor, with the most delicate hints of smoky pine, orchid, crushed apple and a rich, sweet body.
Single-estate premium loose leaf Keemun tea
Origin: China, Anhui Province
Sample = 5 8-oz Servings
1/4 LB Bulk = $0.18 / Serving
1 LB Bulk = $0.13 / Serving
~40-45 mg Caffeine / Serving
Gluten-free & Sugar-free
Calorie-free, Fat-free, Gluten-free
Black Tea is known to banish fatigue, stimulate mental powers, and raise energy levels. It has been shown to reduce stress hormone levels and acts as a nerve sedative, frequently relieving headaches. Black tea contains a number of vitamins considered essential for maintaining health, including Carotene, a precursor to vitamin A, has antioxidant and protective properties, Vitamin B1 and Panothenic Acid, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
Black Tea also contains antioxidants which may help to protect your body from the ravages of aging and environmental effects. Because they are allowed to ferment completely before drying, most black teas are especially rich in those polyphenols which have been shown to be effective against dementia in aging as well as AIDS related dementia. These compounds penetrate the blood brain barrier and have also been found to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
Black tea is known for its antiviral and antibacterial properties. It can be topically applied to cuts, bruises and burns, and is famous for its sunburn relief and has been shown to have a positive effect on preventing tooth decay and gum disease.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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Author: Robbie C. Earthy and slightly smoky aroma for this medium-bodied black tea from China's Anhui province. A well-balanced tea that produces subtle notes of fruit and honey with its finish.
Author: Franklin This tea reminds me of the Rauchbier (smoked beer) I have enjoyed while travelling in Europe. Typical black tea flavors at the beginning, but finishes with nice, subtle smoky notes in the aftertaste.
Author: Sandra This is the perfect classic black tea. Reminds me of tea-time in England. Just a hint of orchid-like aroma. Very constant and balanced. Goes well with tea-time foods, both savoury and sweet. Doesn't need milk or sugar.
Author: Elaine P. When i opened this tea, the first thing I noticed was the amazing bouquet. It held up through the steeping and through drinking the whole pot of tea. I'll be buying this again!