A mother protects her new born from the harshness of the surroundings. In the same way, tea planters protect the Gyokuro from the sun, allowing the leaves to mature in shade in the fresh spring. The leaves stock up chlorophyll and take on a vivid green colour that almost shines after processing.
Did you know? Grown in Uji, in Kyoto region of Japan, the tea is harvested 2 times a year. Premier leaves make it to the competition grade.
Don't throw away your tea after steeping it! One of the greatest advantage of drinking whole leaf tea is that each serving of leaves can be re-steeped many times.
This tea can be re-steeped 5 times. We recommend using 6 grams of this whole leaf tea for 150ml of water
25 gms= 21 cups of tea
We recommend returning to any used tea leaves within the day.
A quest for the world’s best teas is incomplete without Green Tea, the most favoured health beverage. Green Tea is an all-day beverage, there are 2 ideal times to consume Green Tea. Morning, because your metabolism is at the highest, thus boosting weight loss & evening since your metabolism drops contributing to weight gain. It is also advised to avoid Green Tea at night due to its caffeine content.