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White Peony Tea- Bulk - 3 oz

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  • Product of China 
  • Fair Trade Certified™ 
  • Certified Kosher (Earth)
     
  • Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth, Inc.

Our White Peony tea is grown in the Fujian Province of China where it is known as Bai Mudan.

This premium white tea exudes a slightly woody, nutty, toasted aroma, and imparts pleasing, wonderfully sweet, subtle flavors with hints of sorrel. 

Gentle processing and a unique withering process yield an amber-orange brew with a full, smooth, non-astringent mouth feel that pairs well with most foods. 

Essential nutrients
Tea is a source of carotene, most B vitamins, vitamin C, manganese, and potassium.

Health benefits
Tea has been considered a healthful beverage throughout history, and modern research backs its reputation. Results of cell, animal, epidemiological, and clinical studies indicate that tea may offer a variety of cardiovascular, stress, immunity, digestive and dental benefits.

Many of tea's health effects are believed to stem from the high levels of powerfully antioxidant catechin-class polyphenol compounds in tea. 

These compounds belong to the same family of healthful antioxidants found in red wine and dark chocolate (i.e., flavon-3-ols), which, in test tube experiments, exhibit 20 to 30 times the antioxidant capacities of vitamins C and E.

The longer fermentation that black teas undergo converts 70 to 90 percent of their catechins to related compounds called theaflavins, which are generally weaker antioxidants, but may produce even stronger beneficial effects in certain health contexts.

Caffeine
In moderation caffeine can be a benefit—stimulating the metabolism and increasing brain function and alertness. However, overconsumption of coffee and caffeinated colas can lead people to caffeine overload.

The typical six-ounce cup of coffee contains 125-185 mg of caffeine, while there are about 45-60 mg in black tea, 15-20 mg in a cup of green tea, and 35-45 milligrams in a cup of white tea.

(Note: caffeine levels can be significantly greater or lower than outlined here, depending upon the type of tea and how it is prepared.)



About White Tea
White tea appeals to people who want to maximize the health benefits of drinking tea but find the tastes of green and black tea too strong.

The term "white tea" simply means tea that has been picked before the leaf buds have opened, while they are still covered with silky white hairs and have not yet turned green. 

White tea offers about three times the antioxidant power of green tea, because it is air-dried, not heated, and is not allowed to ferment or oxidize.

White tea contains the highest levels of antioxidants, followed by green tea and black tea.
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Certified Organic White Tea. 





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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Steeping Guidelines - White Peony Tea

1. Start with your favorite spring or filtered water. Use water well below boiling temperature (185°F). 
2. Use 2 teaspoons for a 6 oz serving. Steep for 3-5 minutes.

• Remove the leaves when ready, relying on taste, not color. 

• Re-steep to make another cup! Use a large enough strainer basket to allow the leaves to open and release their flavor. 

• Play with the amount of tea, the water temperature and steeping time. Get to know the tea.
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