Aids in the prevention of heart disease; Increases bone density; Kills bacteria in the mouth that can prevent cavities. Black teas are fully oxidized leaves from the Camellia Sinensis plant and are the most popular type of tea consumed in America. We are delighted to offer you a selection of black teas from some of the finest tea growing areas in the world.
Assam, Black Indian Tea: These twisted, slightly tippy Assam black tea leaves from northern India are zestful and invigorating. They produce a deep copper colored cup, with a malty, mellow and full bodied flavor.
Ceylon Small Leaf, Black Tea: Due to the size of the tea leaf, Ceylon Small Leaf Black Tea brews to a rapid infusion, yielding a deep amber cup with a light, smooth and flowery taste.
China Black Tea (Yunnan): A thick bodied, sweet malty tea from one of China’s premier tea gardens. The slender, well-formed, tightly rolled, jet-black leaves of this China black tea yield an amber cup with a brisk, full-bodied and well rounded taste.
English Breakfast: Strong and simple; The tea is smooth and full-bodied with a malty aftertaste.
Ceylon Orange Pekoe: The medium sized black-brownish leaves, of this high grown Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea, produce a deep amber cup with a brisk, well-rounded, flowery taste.
Earl Grey: This exceptional combination of Darjeeling, Assam, Chinese, and Sri Lankan teas, sprayed with the oil of Bergamot has been satisfying tea lovers for generations.
Bergamot oil comes from the rind of the bergamot orange, which grows on the citrus tree Citrus bergamia, a rare citrus flavor from the Mediterranean. Bergamot oil can be found in soaps, lotions, oils and perfumes and has been said to help alleviate depression as well as used as a digestive aid and used to help skin irregularities (such as psoriasis).
Ingredients: Black teas and natural bergamot oil.
Decaffeinated Earl Grey: Decaffeinated Ceylon scented with oil of bergamot.
Rose Congou Tea: During the drying process, China black tea is delicately scented with rose petals to produce Rose Congou Tea. The resulting brew is a fragrant copper colored cup with a slightly sweet floral taste. Roses have long been heralded as symbols of romance, respect, hope and beauty. Try a cup of this aromatic brew and see what unfolds for you!
Flavored Black Teas
Almond: This aromatic black tea blend has a rich, sweet taste and an aromatic fragrance that will delight your senses! The bright amber cup smells like a hot amaretto toddy but our tea version is, of course, non-alcoholic! The brewed cup has a pronounced, but not overdone, amaretto taste that lingers deliciously on the tongue. As it cools, this tea becomes even smoother with the almond flavor becoming less pronounced.
Ingredients: Black teas, almond pieces and almond flavoring.
Apple Cinnamon French Toast: Apple and cinnamon goodness with a hint of maple flavor. The aroma is pure lazy Sunday morning. Breakfast on the griddle, hot tea in your hand, your favorite book waiting to be read. The sweet apple and the heady cinnamon flavors dance on your tongue, while the rich maple taste offers the base note in this amber colored cup.
Blackberry: Blackberries have a similar taste to raspberries. This powerful tasting tea brews to a bright amber cup with a musky, earthy berry taste.
Ingredients: Black teas, blackberry leaves and blackberry flavoring.
Chocolate Caramel: Two of our favorite tastes - chocolate and creamy caramel - meet in this delicious black tea blend. Let the sweet chocolate aroma awaken your senses while the rich, smooth chocolate taste, and buttery aftertaste, thrill your tastebuds.
Ingredients: black teas, organic cacao nibs, chocolate caramel flavoring, and safflower petals.
Chocolate Mint: For a refreshing, delicious tea that tastes like a sinful dessert, but doesn't have all the calories, we've taken the decadent flavor of dark chocolate and delicately blended it with the intriguing, subtle mint sweetness of Spearmint. Perfect for an afternoon treat!
Ingredients: black teas, spearmint leaves and chocolate mint flavoring.
Mango: Mangoes are a tropical fruit with a fresh, delicious, succulent taste. This black tea blend brews to a deep amber cup with a fresh, sweet aroma and taste. Delicious hot or iced, it's the perfect cup for lazy summer days.
Ingredients: black teas, mango flavor and marigold petals.
Peach: Peaches have a delicate, intoxicating aroma and a heavenly taste, and this blend of black teas with peach flavor is very much the same. The deep amber cup imparts a sweet, heady aroma and taste that lingers on your taste buds, infusing your mouth with a fresh taste of summer.
Passion Fruit: This black tea blend brews to an amber cup with an earthy, musky, fruity aroma and a full taste that envelops your tastebuds with its intense fruity flavor. A truly delightful brew!
Ingredients: black teas, passion fruit flavor, and malva (mallow) blossoms.
Raspberry: Raspberries come from a shrub that is native to Asia and Europe and now is grown in many other parts of the world. The earthy, musky taste of these berries is perfect in jams, desserts and sauces. This Raspberry tea blend combines black teas from China and Sri Lanka with organic raspberry leaves and raspberry flavor. The deep amber cup has the distinct earthy raspberry aroma and a lingering raspberry flavor that is delicious and not too sweet.
Ingredients: black teas, raspberry leaves and raspberry flavoring.
Vanilla: Vanilla planifolia, is indigenous to Mexico, where it is pollinated by tiny hummingbirds and a bee called Melipona. Vanilla is actually in the orchid family and is the only orchid to produce an edible fruit. This black tea blend has a vanilla flavor similar to vanilla extract. The deep amber cup is delectable, and is perfect as is, or with just a touch of sweetener. Try blending a little in with other teas to create marvelous new taste sensations.
Ingredients: black teas and vanilla flavor.
Rooibos (Red Bush) Teas
Native to the mountains of South Africa, Rooibos teas are naturally caffeine-free, low in tannins (never bitter), and high in antioxidants. Rooibos is also known as Red Bush and has a deep and dark red infusion with a full body and sweet finishing flavor. It tastes great hot or iced.
Cake Rooibos: This tea resembles a classic vanilla birthday cake mix. With the aroma of sweet buttercream frosting and the taste of creamy vanilla cake, it will bring back favorite birthday memories and hopefully create new ones!
Ingredients: Organic green rooibos, birthday cake flavoring, raspberry pieces, marigold petals, and malva flowers.
Elderberry Tulsi: This is a delicious herbal and caffeine-free tea. With rooibos providing a rich base, this tea has flavors of Tulsi, rose hips, red rose petals, cranberry, elderberry, black currant, and lemon.
Ingredients: Rooibos, organic tulsi, rosehips, rose petals, cranberry, elderberry, black currant, and lemon essential oil
Hibiscus Rooibos: The tartness of hibiscus is balanced by the sweetness of blueberry, with caffeine-free rooibos giving body and notes of currant that can be served hot or cold.
Ingredients: Organic Hibiscus, Organic Rosehips, Organic Rooibos, Organic Orange Peel, Mango, and Blueberry Flavoring.
Honeybush Herbal Tea: This delicious herb from South Africa is similar in properties to Rooibos, but with a slightly sweeter taste. Dating back to the 18th century, it has been in use for a longer time than Rooibos. It has no caffeine.
Organic Rooibos: Naturally sweet and refreshing pure African rooibos with a deep red, nectar-like infusion.
Immunity Rooibos/(Sniffle Slayer): Slay those sniffles with the delicious herbal blend! This tisane brews to a golden amber cup with the delicate aroma of peppermint and herbs. The cup has a balanced flavor with a subdued lemon taste and a mint aftertaste. This blend is easy drinking and soothing.
Ingredients: Organic green rooibos, organic lemon myrtle, organic ginger root, organic tulsi, peppermint and elderflowers
Vanilla Rose Lavender Rooibos: Comprised of French Vanilla Rooibos, rose petals and lavender, it yields a delightful floral aroma with a smooth and creamy vanilla taste. This tea is caffeine-free - enjoy it morning, noon and night.
Ingredients: Rooibos, rose petals, lavender and french vanilla flavoring.
Provides antioxidant health benefits, because it is made from un-oxidized leaves; green tea is one of your most flavorful and inexpensive sources of cancer fighting antioxidants. Antiseptic and anti-viral, it kills oral bacteria that can lead to colds and flus, fights degenerative disease, and supports immune function. Green tea tastes great. Green tea does contain caffeine, although less than black tea.
China Mountain Green Tea: From the Guizhou district in China, at an altitude of 1400-1900 feet, comes this steamed green tea. Picked between May and June, the forest-green leaves brew to a delicate green cup with a fresh vegetal aroma, and a light citral taste.
Genmaicha Green Tea: Genmaicha Green tea is a mixture of a Sencha and popped Genmai (hulled rice kernels), yielding a light brown tea with a most unique taste!
Gunpowder Imperial Green Tea: The silver-green, tender buds and tips are rolled into loosely balled pellets that brew to a light amber cup, with a good body and a light lemon after-taste.
Sencha Green Tea: Slender dark green leaves have a fresh, vegetal aroma and produce a delicate green cup, which is sweet and slightly earthy in taste. Sencha is produced by steaming early spring leaves before drying. Steamed teas have a higher concentration of chlorophyll, vitamins and antioxidants than other types of green teas.
Flavored Green Teas
Immune Boosting Green Tea: This has everything you need for a cold-weather boost. With a green tea base, you will feel great about this healthy choice of tea. It's exactly what you need.
Ingredients: Green tea, echinacea, elderberries, rosehip, mango, goji berries, sage, raspberry piece
Jasmine Citrus Green: Jasmine green tea blended with lemongrass and citrus essential oils. Can be made iced for a day at the beach or hot for an evening by the fire. Jasmine tea is said to ease nervous tension, break down saturated fat, reduce cholesterol and increase circulation.
Ingredients: lemongrass, green tea, jasmine, orange and tangerine essential oils (IS)
Lemon Ginger Green Tea
Our lemon ginger tea is a blend that combines natural lemon oil and organic ginger root with green tea from China. The pale, delicate green cup has the comforting aroma of lemons and the warming spiciness of ginger. Ingredients: Green tea, organic ginger root pieces, and natural lemon flavor.
Passionfruit Green Tea
To honor the first bulbs and plants popping up through the recently frozen earth, we have created a Spring Blossom blend. This tea is made with green tea and colorful flowers with the subtle, sweet taste of passion fruit. It's beautiful to behold and absolutely lovely to drink! Enjoy a cup while you plan all your upcoming landscaping projects.
Ingredients: Green tea, Rose petals, Mallow blossoms, Safflower, Marigold petals and passion fruit flavoring.
Chai (black): Chai Masala (Spiced Tea) is a tea blend originally from India. It is traditionally a mix of black tea and spices. This tea brews to an amber cup with a spicy aroma and taste.
Ingredients: Black teas, organic cinnamon pieces, organic anise seeds, organic cloves, organic cardamom pods, natural cinnamon flavor, natural nutmeg flavor, natural ginger flavor, and natural clove flavor.
Chai Masala (herbal): Chai Masala (Spiced Tea) is a tea blend originally from India. It is traditionally a mix of black tea and spices. This distinctive caffeine-free herbal blend of classic Indian spices has a taste that is heavenly and exotic!
Ingredients: Organic cinnamon pieces, cardamom seeds, organic black peppercorns, organic whole cloves, orange peel, organic ginger pieces, organic anise seed and Indian sarsaparilla.
Provides a high content of tea polysaccharides (long-chain immune-boosting sugars); Lowers cholesterol and blood sugar; Provides antioxidants; Strengthens tooth enamel; Provides vitamins and minerals; Aids in slimming and weight loss; Contains caffine
Formosa Oolong Tea: This standard Formosa Oolong yields a non-astringent, sparkling cup with full body and tawny color.
Creamy Toasted Coconut - Oolong: A perfect tea for afternoon enjoyment! This delightfully light tea brews to an ecru color and has the taste of baked goodies with an undertone of an earthy oolong. The rich, exotic aroma is accompanied by the smooth, delicious taste of coconut macaroon with vanilla accents.
White Tea is a Chinese specialty, pale and delicately fragrant. High in cancer-fighting antioxidants, anti-aging, cooling and detoxifying; it has the lowest con-tent of caffeine found in tea. It is also high in L-theanine, the amino acid, which promotes longevity and concentration.
Pai-Mu-Tan White Tea: From the Fujian province comes this beautifully styled, elongated leafed tea with white tips and gray-green leaves. Pai-Mu-Tan White Tea brews to a pale golden cup with a sweet, mellow taste.
Pomegranate Passion White Tea: Sweet and delicious! This blend of natural pomegranate and passion fruit flavors has a heady, tropical aroma that transforms perfectly into the taste in the cup. This blend creates a lovely pink brew.
Ingredients: White tea, organic hibiscus flowers, marigold petals, malva flowers, natural pomegranate flavor and natural passion fruit flavor. (SV)
Sage Lavender White Tea: This beguiling blend of Chinese White tea, herbs, florals, and citrus is sweet, savory, and beautifully aromatic. Though caffeinated, the sage and lavender create a calming, refreshing balance.
Ingredients: Chinese white tea, white peony, organic sage, lavender, lemon verbena, organic orange peel, lemon essential oil, cornflower
Caffeine-Free Fruit & Herbal Teas
Delicious caffeine-Free beverages to suit everyone’s taste
Calm: Ashwagandha, lavender, chamomile and passionflower are revered for creating a sense of tranquility. Breathe in the fragrance and exhale your stress away! This mellowing blend brews to a golden cup, with the delightful taste and aroma of fresh mango.
Ingredients: Organic Ashwagandha root, organic lemon balm, organic oatstraw, organic tulsi, organic passionflower, organic chamomile, natural mango flavor, organic lavender and organic lemon myrtle.
Lemon Herbal: A lemony blend that combines organic lemon peel, organic lemongrass, organic lemon balm and lemon verbena with natural lemon flavor.
Moonlight Snooze: Sail to slumberland on a moonbeam! This blend contains Jasmine, Valerian Root and Passionflower, all of which have been used for hundreds of years to relax the body, soothe unease and help one fall asleep.
Ingredients: valerian root, passionflower, linden, jasmine blossoms and organic lemon myrtle
Tonsil Tamer: This blend helps to quickly ease a dry, achy throat without upsetting your stomach. Slippery Elm and Licorice root are used for their soothing qualities and are complemented in this blend by cinnamon, orange and ginger, which are all great digestive aids.
Ingredients: Organic licorice root, slippery elm, organic ginger root, organic cinnamon, and orange peel
Tulsi Orange Cranberry Ginger: This caffeine free, organic herbal blend of Tulsi, orange peel, hibiscus, rosehips and ginger root brews to a reddish amber cup with a mellow minty, fruity taste and light, sweet ginger notes. A well rounded brew that's great for afternoon or evening enjoyment.
Ingredients: Organic tulsi, organic orange peel, organic rosehips, organic hibiscus, organic ginger, natural blood orange flavor and natural cranberry flavor.
Allergen: Hibiscus may be intercropped with peanuts. Occasionally, fragments of peanut shells may be present.
Sunny Afternoon: The rich taste of pear is accented with vanilla overtones. Perfect for lazing on that sunny afternoon. Sunny Afternoon brews to a sweet, light cup that is quite refreshing!
Ingredients: Mango pieces (mangoes and sugar), orange peel, strawberry leaf, cornflowers, French vanilla flavor, vanilla flavor, and pear flavor