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Blueberry Gunpowder Green Tea

Blueberry Gunpowder Green Tea

Regular price $19.99 USD
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Features

  • 100% Natural
  • Vegan & Vegetarian Safe
  • No Artificial Flavors or Dyes/Colorants
  • Bottled in the USA by The Herb Stop
  • Each Jar Yields 35-45 Cups of Tea

Description

  • Indeed, the blueberry is a delicious, and nutritious treat. The taste of fresh blueberries is intense with a slight astringency, a trait common to most dark berries. And ironically, since science in the 1800's was unable to prove it, blueberries are in fact good for the heart due to their high levels of antioxidants. In fact research by the USDA indicates that blueberries rank #1 in antioxidant activity compared to 40 other fruits. This fact combined with their fresh flavor make blueberries an excellent tea additive. This tea, as you'll discover, has a wonderfully sweet character with a pleasing astringency.

    So what kind of tea did we use when making this blend? We used a green Pekoe Gunpowder from the Uva region of Sri Lanka. Green Gunpowder is produced by forgoing the fermentation process required to produce black tea. Instead, the leaves are steamed as soon as they are plucked and then hand-rolled into small round pellets. Once immersed in water, these pellets gracefully open to reveal a full leaf. Gunpowder teas typically have a dark coppery green color, and produce a pale yellowy green infusion, with a smooth, slightly smoky cup with a sweetish finish. The tea is highly receptive to the addition of our natural flavorings and produces a very satisfying brew. Make yourself a pot today and enjoy a cup of this exceptionally refreshing tea! Incidentally, this is one tea that goes well over ice.

Ingredients

  • Pekoe Gunpowder Green Tea
  • Cornflower Petals
  • Natural Flavors

Suggested Use

  • Drink 1 cup as desired. 

Brewing Instructions

  • Steep 1 teaspoon in 1 cup of freshly boiled water for 2-3 minutes.  Strain and drink warm.
  • Try this tea over ice.
  • Do not microwave.

Safety Guidelines & Contraindications

  • Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation. If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs, please consult with your doctor before using this product. Keep away from children. Use only as directed on label.
  • Contains caffeine.

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