Green Tea is a semi-oxidized or non-oxidized tea. The processing method determines the level of oxidation. Green tea is most popularly grown in China, Japan and Taiwan. It is becoming increasingly popular to grow in India and Sri Lanka, as well as parts of Africa. Green tea is considered one of the healthiest kinds of teas because it has high concentrates of the amino acid L-Theanin, an adaptogen that stimulates the part of the brain that calms and simultaneously the part of the brain that calms.
Jasmine Green Tea originates in the Chinese Song Dynasty of 962 to 1279 AD. Jasmine flowers were added in an attempt to sweeten harsh, cheap tea. Jasmine flowers are picked in the morning when the petals are still closed. They are then stored in a cool place until dusk when they are put into the same room as the tea. Overnight the Jasmine blossoms bloom and release their fragrance onto the very absorbent tealeaves.
Directions: 1 level teaspoon per 200ml water. Steep for 2 to 3 minutes. Use medium hot water over boiling.
Ingredients: Green Tea with Jasmine essence.
Status: Non organic. Contains caffeine.