This classic blend is strong and bold, with an intriguing complexity and smooth flavor profile--just how we like our breakfast teas. Our Organic Russian Caravan’s sophistication stems from the careful composition of four high-quality organic large leaf teas—lapsang souchong, dark oolong, assam, & puerh—perfectly balanced to deliver a kiss of smoke and sweetness to your palate. This tea brings new life to an ancient tradition of flavor.
Historically, teas were brought to Russia from China via large caravans of camels. They transported massive cargos of Chinese loose leaf tea over 5000 miles from Peking to Moscow: smoky black teas, large leaf oolongs, and aged puerh were mixed and consumed along the arduous journey. They called it Camel Caravan Tea, but today it is known throughout the world as Russian Caravan.
- Organic loose leaf Russian Caravan
- Origins: China & India
- Sample = 5 8-oz Servings
- 1/4 LB Bulk = $0.27 / Serving
- 1 LB Bulk = $0.22 / Serving
- ~45-55 mg Caffeine / Serving
- Gluten-free & Sugar-free
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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.