Often called the “champagne of teas,” our Darjeeling black tea offers a touch of luxury to your daily cup of tea. Sit back and savor the musky sweetness that brings to mind a glass of fine muscat.
A Single-Origin Experience
From the Darjeeling district of India, we bring you this rich brew. From the golden tips of the leaves, it’s easy to tell this variety is something special. When brewed, the tea takes on a vibrant golden color as well as a fragrant, honey-like flavor profile.
Where We Source Our Darjeeling Black Tea
This single-origin tea hails from the Singell Tea Farm in Darjeeling, India. The tea leaves are grown, cultivated, and harvested in a handful of family tea plots before being prepared and shipped to your door, all so you can enjoy the perfect cup. This provides the ultimate single-origin experience, allowing you to savor its one-of-a-kind characteristics.
Our Darjeeling black tea contains no added ingredients. That means when you sit down to enjoy a cup, you’ll be able to enjoy all the complexities and nuances of this unique varietal and its distinctive preparation. Each variety of tea has its own aroma, flavor notes, and appearance. By keeping our Darjeeling black tea pure and simple, your tasting experience is just that – pure and simple, for maximum impact.
- Heat fresh, filtered water to a boil at 205°F (96°C).
- Add 2 grams (1 teaspoon) of tea to a diffuser.
- Place the diffuser in a cup or mug.
- Pour the hot water into the mug, completely submerging the diffuser.
- Steep for 3-5 minutes, depending on how strong you like your tea.
- Remove the diffuser from the cup.
- If desired, add milk, cream, sugar, or honey to taste.
- Let cool to your liking, sip, and enjoy!
Health Benefits of Darjeeling Black Tea
Rich in Antioxidants
Black tea is rich in polyphenols, a type of antioxidant. Polyphenols help remove free radicals in the body and decrease levels of cell damage. They also reduce a person’s risk of developing chronic disease.
Potential Gut Health Benefits
Recent science indicates that the bacteria in your gut can play a significant role in your overall health. A healthy gut flora can help reduce your risk of developing conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and cancer. What you eat and drink impacts your gut health. The polyphenols in black tea can help you maintain a healthy gut by inhibiting the growth of bad bacteria and helping beneficial bacteria flourish.
Black tea’s antimicrobial properties can also benefit your gut by killing off harmful substances in your body. In doing so, it helps improve gut bacteria and your immune system functioning, as well as helping repair the lining of the digestive tract.
Reduce Bad Cholesterol
Excess low-density cholesterol levels in the body can lead to health problems like heart failure and stroke. Drinking black tea every day can help reduce low-density cholesterol in people with elevated cholesterol levels.
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