Why is green tea good for you, rich in B vitamins, folate (naturally occurring folic acid), manganese, potassium, magnesium, caffeine and other antioxidants, notably catechins. Did you know Green Tea derives from the Camellia sinensis plant, leaves from the plant are steamed to produce green tea, while the leaves of black tea and oolong tea involve fermentation.
Our organic loose leaf green tea is obtained from the best green tea leaves respecting the highest quality standards of harvesting and processing offering the pleasure of taste combined with the real benefits for health. It is what we like to call a real gourmet green tea, an unforgettable experience, you can learn more about organic green teas on our blog
Benefits of Green Tea
You may have seen green tea has hit the headlines over the past 20 years for being called super foods and a health drink which are believed to help with weight loss and weight control, you can read more about the Health Benefits of Green Tea on our blog and the National Health Services Website. However, most green teas are drunk around the world because of their wonderful taste.
Apart from the antioxidants and tannins, the green tea loose leaf contains many vitamins, such as A, B1, C, E, just to name few. Natural loose green tea is used in disease prevention or as adjuvant: blood vessels related diseases, diabetes, dental cavities, and gum problems, Parkinson’s disease, Crohn’s disease various forms of cancer, skin diseases, cholesterol etc.
Brewing Guide for Green Tea
Green tea works with any water but for an extra treat try making yours with natural spring water.
Amount of Tea Leaf: 10g (0.35 oz, light 3 tsp.)
Water Temperature: Boiling
Water Amount: 650ml (22 fl.oz)
Brewing Time: 2-4 minutes
Temp. When Served: 80’C (180’F)
Amt. of Brewed Tea/ Cup: 120ml (4 fl.oz)
Whole Amt. of Brewed Tea: 600ml (20 fl.oz)
Place tea leaves in a teapot. Pour boiling water that has been cooled to the correct temperature, allow tea to steep for about 2-4 minutes.
Then stir (virtually all the leaves will sink) then pour into your cup. It is optional to add milk or sugar however the tea is really intended to be drunk without either being
Green Teas we Recommend
Are you a green tea drinker, if so you will love our Green Tea 50 Tea Bags or maybe a little fruity Lemon Sencha Green Tea or why not try our popular Apricot Kernel Sencha Green Tea.
Matcha Green Tea
Have you heard all of the hype about Match Green Tea and the Health Benefits of Match Tea in the news, magazines and on the web, we have a really good blog well worth reading on our blog all about Matcha Green Tea.