Lethargy and Fatigue
Fatigue creeps into everyday life and effects physical and mental well-being. Teas contain caffeine, are high in antioxidants and catechins all of whom have been shown, in several several studies, linking tea to fighting fatigue, improving mental alertness, memory and concentration.
Here you will find our up-lifting tea recommendations.
Afternoon Tea – Also known as the ‘High Noon’ tea, it has a particularly lovely aromatic, flowery taste. This tea is blended with long leaves from Darjeeling and Ceylon and is ideal with scones and cakes.
Assam Bargang – Assam Bargang tea comes from an estate located on the north banks of the Brahmaputra river in the Sonipur district in Northern India. The leaves are broken with tippy heads, which helps to give it a strong and creamy infusion, which is perfect for those looking for a more powerful Assam brew.
Assam Mokalbari – This second flush tea reflects the nicer things in life as it contains wonderful long leaves with many golden tips which impart a certain quality and smoothness to its brew. This tea is grown at a high altitude in the Dibrugarh district in Assam, Northern India and produces a robust and malty flavour.
Brain Tea – This tea helps the mind to focus and is believed to aid concentration. Ingredients include skullcap, lavender and ginger. You should avoid this tea if you suffer with high blood pressure.
Brazilian Mate – Mate tea is the most popular beverage in South America and is well known for its health properties. Due to its high caffeine content it’s often drunk as a substitute to coffee.
Ceylon Kenilworth – This Sri Lankan tea estate was created in 1947 by an English pioneer who named it after the famous Kenilworth castle in Warwickshire, England. This particular estate produces one of the highest quality teas in Sri Lanka with beautiful black leaves. The full-bodied infusion is a dark-red with an earthy, spicy flavour.
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.
China Gunpowder – Also known as the “Temple of Heaven”, this variety of gunpowder tea is one of the more popular green teas in China, especially in the eastern provinces. Using a centuries-old method, each leaf is rolled into a small pellet, resembling black powder and giving this green tea its unique name. This refreshing tea has a strong aroma with an underlying sweetness, and can be enjoyed throughout the day.
Darjeeling Goomte Exotic Thunder 1st Flush – First flush teas, the first plucking of the season, are sometimes referred to as the ‘champagne’ of Indian tea due to their often flowery, light and extremely aromatic character. This tea originates from Kurseong Valley, a high altitude region producing the highest quality first flush with a mix of light to dark green tea leaves with a scattering of fuzzy sliver buds.
Darjeeling Jungpana Supreme 2nd Flush – Jungpana is a tiny, beautiful and renowned garden nestled in the hills of the Kurseong Valley, Darjeeling, India. The garden is located on a steep slope near the Goomtee estate, which makes it incredibly remote and only accessible only by foot. Much sought after among connoisseurs of Darjeeling vintages.
English Breakfast – Our finest English Breakfast tea is a delicious combination of high altitude grown broken orange pekoe black teas which have been blended to produce a full bodied tea with delicate flowery and spicy undertones.
Formosa Oolong – Formosa Oolong (or Wulong) is one of the most popular teas in Taiwan because it is very smooth, smells like orchids and has a wonderful rich and fruity flavour. Compared to other Oolongs, this tea has both darker leaves and infusion. It is also popular with those on calorie control diets.
Irish Tea – The Irish are well known for their love of strong tea which sometimes may contain a dose of local whiskey! Our Irish tea is a strong tea with a dark brown infusion with a highly spicy and malty character.
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.
Lapsang Souchong – This kind of tea is a specialty of the Fujian Province in China. The tea leaves are put through several stages of preparation which culminates in the leaves being hung in baskets over smoking pine wood fires to dry. The leaves consequently become intensely black and have a distinctly smokey 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.
Men’s Tea – This interesting spicy herbal tea which has a hint of ginger and pepper will not only vanquish men’s weariness but will vitalise every member of the family. Ingredients include cinnamon and rosemary.
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.
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 – 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.
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.