- Serving Size: 3.1g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 100°C
- Steeping Time: 5 mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: Various
- Caffeine: Low
Fountain of Youth
Try our delicious blend of herbs, spices and green tea. The flavour of the ingredients combine to create a sweet and rich blend with hints of cinnamon, berries and a slightly tart kick. An excellent blend any time of day.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Aroma: Sweet, fruity, cinnamon
Infusion Aroma: Sweet, cinnamon, earthy
Infusion Color: Amber
Base flavor: Sweet and spicy, notes of cinnamon and fruits
Infusion Strength: Medium
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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
Matcha – a Superfood - by Richard Isaac
Matcha is certainly among the earth’s “Superfoods”. Matcha is a stone ground green tea, traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since about 2000 years ago. In the world of tea Matcha surpasses other kinds in its health promoting content. Why? When you drink steeped green tea, much of the antioxidants remain in the tea leaves, never to be consumed. While drinking Matcha, the whole leaf is being consumed so with it, all the antioxidants (catechin polyphenols), chlorophyll, vitamins, trace minerals and L-theanine is being consumed as well.
How is Matcha Produced?
Not any tea leaf can be ground, turn into powder and be called Matcha. It has to go through a specific process. The process starts with a selection of good green tea varieties. Most Matcha is made from Yabukita varietal, the most popular in Japan, although very good quality of Matcha also comes from samidori or okumidori varietals. The area where the tea is grown has a fundamental importance. Good green tea growing prefectures in Japan will produce the best...