All About Blood Orange Black Tea
This flavored black tea combines our premium black tea leaves (like you'd get in the English Breakfast) with delicious blood orange oil, orange pieces, blackberry leaves, and safflower petals.
They combine to give this tea a unique, flavorful aroma that makes for a delicious hot or cold beverage, perfect if you want to mix up taste of traditional black tea you're used to.
Stress and Anxiety: Compounds in black tea may help us recover from the daily stresses in life.
Weight Loss: Mice fed a black tea supplement while on a high sugar diet had less weight gain and a greater metabolism than mice who didn't receive the black tea supplement.
Cancer Prevention: Antioxidants, like the polyphenols, catechins, and theaflavins in black tea, may reduce the spread and development of cancer.
Diarrhea: Diarrhea symptoms can be reduced by the high amounts of tannins in black tea.
Diabetes: Lab rat experiments have shown that black tea is beneficial in both lowering blood sugar levels and reducing diabetic cataracts.
Headaches: If you're suffering from a tension headache, the antioxidants in black tea might be able to help relieve it faster than standard painkillers.
Oral Health: According to the American Society for Microbiology: “compounds in black tea may attack the harmful bacteria in your mouth that cause gum disease and cavities.”
Origin: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.
Caffeine Level: High, more than half what you get in a cup of coffee.
Brewing Hot: Use 1 tsp per 8oz of boiling water, and let steep for 3-7 minutes.
Brewing Cold: Steep 6 teaspoons in a quart of boiling water, then add 3 quarts cold water and refrigerate.
Mix With: Milk, sugar, or a slice of orange.