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We have put together a selection of black, green, herbal and fruit teas which are known to be high in Vitamin C and other immune boosting properties. Caffeine from black and green teas is gently absorbed by the body and can provide a stimulating effect to the senses. Some herbs and spices are also known to contain antibacterial and stimulating effects on the body and these teas are also recommended below.
Antiviral Tea – A lovely comforting tea ideal for when you feel your body is going to be invaded by nasty bugs. Sip this aromatic blend and allow its magic to work! Ingredients include elderflower and ginger.
Chai Tea – A touch of the South East – this is an Indian black tea that has been infused with a range of traditional spices to produce a deliciously spicy and warming brew. It is often brewed in hot milk, known as Chai Latte, to produce a healthy and much more interesting alternative to coffee.
Darjeeling Goomtee 2nd Flush – Goomtee is ranked among the top gardens in Darjeeling, India and produces luscious green leaves with hues ranging from oaky-brown to light green. This tea offers a deliciously smooth yet distinctive taste.
Healthy Immunity Tea – Healthy Immunity is believed to be a great immune booster as it is packed with lots of vitamin C and anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. It is also ideal for hangovers!
Japan Gyokuro Asahi – This rare and exquisite tea which is also known as the “Most Exquisite Dewdrop”, was once only drunk by Emperors ! The fine, regular leaf has a deep green colour and a strong flavour with a hint of sweetness. This is a particularly invigorating tea as it has a higher than average caffeine content.
Japan Sencha – Sencha, which means ‘steamed tea’, is by far the most popular tea in Japan. It has a tender and sweetish note, which will appeal to everyone’s taste!
Kabuse No. 1 – Kabuse No.1 is the best green tea or sencha from the main May harvest. Characteristic of half-shaded green teas, the Kabuse No.1 has a more complex flavour profile versus other sencha teas due to the development of active substances in a tea plant during the shading process.
Keemun – Cultivated organically Keemun is one of the most popular teas grown in the Anhui province in Central China. This tea produces a lovely bright red infusion and has a soft and mild taste with a delicate aroma.
Matcha Premium Organic – The Matcha Premium is a Ceremonial Matcha, a classic for the traditional Japanese Tea ceremony. This matcha has a slightly nutty taste with a harmonious balance of bitter-sweet.
Orange Tea – Orange tea is a delicious and refreshing fruit tea which contains a variety of wonderful ingredients such as rose hips, apple pieces, lemon peel and of course orange peel.
Rooibos Tea – Rooibos originates from South Africa, where it has been appreciated for many generations. This high grade, organic red tea is characterized by a bright red cup and a creamy sweetness with a fruity aftertaste. A caffeine-free alternative to tea, rooibos is also packed with minerals and vitamins.
Rooibos Chai – This tea is an aromatic blend of invigorating and traditional Indian massala spices, which combine to produce a delicious yet uniquely rooibos tea with lovely fragrance of spicy chai tea.
Rooibos Earl Grey – This tea is perfect for those that love rooibos and don’t want a caffeine hit! The classic flavour of roobios tea blends very nicely with the bergamot oil producing a lovely aromatic alternative to plain roobios.
Rooibos Orange & Cactus Fig – A very popular rooibos blend, packed with fascinating ingredients such as papaya, liquorice and orange. The distinct creamy sweetness of rooibos is complemented by fragrant citrus tones and fruity finish, proving to be an exciting, caffeine free alternative to many fusion teas.
Rooibos Vanilla – This tea is a lovely blend of rooibos and vanilla which combine to produce a delicious flavour, which is uniquely rooibos but with a light and sweet fragrance of vanilla.
Sencha Organic – Sencha stands for ‘infused tea’ and it is the most popular Japanese tea worldwide. This particular organic green tea is grown in semi shaded conditions which creates the very highest quality green tea. The tea is picked in July and offers a pale golden-green cup with a light and pleasantly tangy flavour, the aroma reminiscent of freshly cut grass and sea breeze.
Soothing Indian Tea – This blend has been designed along Ayurvedic principles and is a soothing infusion which has a lovely warming effect on the body. The infusion develops a well-balanced tea with hints of sweetness and flowers. You should avoid this tea if you suffer with high blood pressure or are pregnant.
Turkish Apple – Apple is a widely used fruit in Turkey whether in teas or in Shisha pipes! This tea is made of dried apple pieces which have been fortified with Vitamin C and when brewed, produces a subtle and delicate taste of apples.
Yogi Tea – A delicious all round tea which enhances ones vitality and good health. It contains a number of ingredients including cardamom and cloves. You should avoid this infusion during pregnancy.