Our Premium Darjeeling Green Tea
Darjeeling Green Tea is one of the most popular and valuable variants of tea existing in the world today. It is exclusively cultivated in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal. Darjeeling Tea can be processed as black, green, and white but it is the green variant that is gaining plaudits for its taste and irrevocable health benefits. You can rest assured knowing that ours is the true and natural Darjeeling Green Tea.
Darjeeling Green Tea is grown from the Camellia Sinensis plant whose leaves and buds are used to make tea. The tea leaves of the plant in the Darjeeling region is rooted in the foothills of the Himalayas. The tea plantations typically reach 2,200 meters and are grown on wet and cool terrain for best results.
DARJEELING ORIGIN: The plant from which Darjeeling Green Tea is harvested has the scientific classification “Camellia Sinensis” and is indigenous to Eastern India. It is best grown in warm and humid conditions with high rainfall. Interestingly, the Tea Board of India has created a committee to stop counterfeit Darjeeling Tea from being sold worldwide.
100% NATURAL & PESTICIDE FREE: Our tea is procured and sourced from farms that do not engage in the use of any chemicals, pesticides, or insecticides making it as healthy and nutritious as possible.
HEALTHY AND NUTRITIOUS BEVERAGE: Darjeeling Green Tea is used as a supplement due to its various medicinal properties. Darjeeling Green contains nutrients like potassium, magnesium, iron, and copper which is important in regulating and preventing several diseases. Darjeeling Tea also contains high levels of magnesium which helps in the formation of teeth and bones and thus promotes oral health. It also contains the compound Theanine which boosts your immune system and controls the negative effect of cortisol.
Health Benefits of Green Tea
HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
Green Tea is rich in polyphenol antioxidants, including a catechin called EGCG. These antioxidants can have various beneficial effects on health.
AIDS IN WEIGHT LOSS
Although there are conflicting studies, green tea may boost metabolic rate and increase fat burning in the short term.
PROMOTES HEART HEALTH
Green tea may lower total and LDL (bad) cholesterol and thereby promote heart health.
IMPROVES BRAIN FUNCTION
Green tea contains enough caffeine to produce an effect. It also contains the amino acid L-theanine, which can work together with caffeine to improve alertness.
1. First bring water to boil (100 degree C). Let the water cool for 2 minutes.
2. Add 1 teaspoon of tea leaves to an infuser (or directly) and leave it in the water.
3. Cover with a lid and wait for 1-2 minutes before straining into a cup.
4. Add honey (or another sweetener) and enjoy!
Our green variant of tea from Darjeeling is not fermented and is steamed to prevent the oxidation process which helps in retaining its nutrients and gaining its characteristic taste. It has a unique floral aroma and a woody flavor which is sure to refresh your body and mind alike. It is paired up with honey or turmeric in tea for the best results. Buy Darjeeling green tea from Thottam Farm Fresh to taste the difference!