🌙 : Naturally non-caffeinated
Looks pretty and dainty like mini daisies, chamomile is floral and sweet, an herbal tea lovers' favorite. Great to sip on after meals and before bedtime. Avoid if allergic to ragweed.
Known for its anti-nervous and calming effects, chamomile tea has been long loved as a household remedy, even introduced in Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit:
“I am sorry to say that Peter was not very well during the evening.
His mother put him to bed, and made some camomile tea; and she gave a dose of it to Peter!
'One table-spoonful to be taken at bed-time.'"
An aromatic, deep brew, Ceylon Tea is the pride and joy of Sri Lanka. A beautiful black tea appreciated by tea lovers worldwide, this was historically the maker of 'black teas.'
Suggested brew time:
Known for its special muscatel (type of grape) characteristic in flavor, this gorgeous black tea is known as the "Champagne of teas."
Darjeeling Tea at Island Tea Party truly benefits the choice of having whole bodied teas -not the scraps and shakes you will find in many tea bags. Watch the entire leaf open up as the tea brews into a beautiful, aromatic cup.
From the land of Assam, this aromatic black tea is known for its malty rich flavor.
A popular base tea for chai teas, it is a deeper flavored black tea.
Recommended brew time: 5-7 minutes
Growing up in Japan, Green Sencha was the go-to beverage for everyone. At restaurants, you can choose between a hot cup of green tea or iced water as your free drink and it was traditional for little kids to help out at home by brewing and tea for the elders.
Green tea has been prized for its known strong antioxidant and antibacterial effects.
Green tea classifies as the least processed tea, changing its suggest brew methods.
Steep time: 1-3 min.
1. Bring water to boil and let is cool down a bit.
2. Place loose leaf green tea in tea pot.
3. Pour hot water, cover and steep.
4. Strain and Enjoy!
5. Keep adding hot water for few more brews.
Though a blend, this unique toasty Green Sencha Tea + Brown Rice blend has been a staple tea in Japan for a long time.
Enjoyed greatly for tea time or with meals, Genmaicha is a great addition to any tea collection.
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Fragrant and refreshing, Jasmine Green Tea is a favorite amongst tea lovers to enjoy during meals or throughout the day. Traditionally enjoyed without any sweeteners added in East Asia.
It is naturally caffeinated.
Enjoyed as the 'Golden Tea' of China, Oolong tea is known to be the original form of all black teas. The legend goes that the European explorers fell in love with tea and tried to bring it back to Europe by ship. As the tea traveled through the ocean, it oxidized and birthed what is now loved as black tea. Given that, Oolong Tea is the least oxidized type of black tea.
In Asia, Oolong Tea is enjoyed iced or hot, without any sweeteners.