Japan Mount Fuji Green Tea

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Brewing instructions

Brew with water at 75 to 80 degrees and brew for 2 to 3 minutes, be careful not to over infuse

Brewing instructions
Description

Japan Mount Fuji Green Tea is a high-quality Japanese Green Tea. It grows near Mount Fuji in the Shizuoka district, plucked in early spring and steamed lightly before rolling.

This produces a shiny, brittle leaf, which, when brewed, boasts a shimmering olive-green liquor. Every sip has a pleasant sweet note well-suited to casual drinkers and connoisseurs alike.

We ensure you’re getting the best of the best, time and time again, by packing Japan Mount Fuji Green Tea fresh to order. Not only does this guarantee its unparalleled character and profile, but also the consistency you deserve.

Brew it frequently and you may find it comes with health benefits as well. Regardless of your reason for choosing it, you’re in for a treat.

More About Japanese Tea

Tea (お茶, ocha) plays a hugely significant role in Japanese culture and society. Green Tea, in particular, including our very own Japan Mount Fuji Green Tea, is undoubtedly the most popular kind.

Its history dates back many hundreds of years, with it having a close association with Buddhism. Two monks called Saicho and Kukai were the first people to introduce Tea trees from China during the 8th century.

For some 400 years after, however, Japanese Green Tea was all but forgotten. It wasn’t until another Buddhist monk named Eisai (1141-1215 CE) re-popularised it in 1191 that it once again became a known entity.

He later wrote a book entitled “Kissa Yojoki - How to Stay Healthy by Drinking Tea.” In it, he stated that: “Tea is the ultimate mental and medical remedy.”

Nowadays, popular Loose Leaf Green Tea types include Sencha, Matcha, Bancha, Gyokuro and Kukicha. Each one has something unique, indeed extraordinary, to offer - all of which we stock here. Then there is, of course, Japan Mount Fuji Green Tea.

Why not start your journey with this particular infusion today? Discover its true potential, all the while treating yourself and indulging.

Useful Information

Type of Tea: Green Tea.

Origin: Mount Fuji Region, Shizuoka District, Japan.

Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water left to cool to temperatures between 80 and 90°C. Infuse for 2 to 3 minutes.

How to Serve: Some consider honey or lemon. Most, however, serve it without additions.

Tasting Notes: Imparts traditional grassy notes with sweet hints.

Colour in Cup: Olive-green liquor, light in tone.

Benefits of Japan Mount Fuji Green Tea

This wholesome, nutritious beverage contains L-theanine, an amino acid capable of reducing anxiety while promoting sleep.

It functions by increasing the body’s production of Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), serotonin and dopamine. GABA, in particular, plays an essential role in behaviour, cognition and the body’s response to stress.

Serotonin and dopamine also have a similar effect, regulating emotions, mood and concentration. According to research published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, L-theanine reduced anxiety in 104 participants experiencing stressful situations.

Another study shows that it can increase relaxation without causing drowsiness.

Additional info
  • Type
    Type
    Green Tea
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Detox, Digestive, Refreshing, Relaxing, Weight Loss
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
    Low
  • Options
    Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Breakfast
  • Country
    Country
    Japan
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