We generally ship via US Postal Service first class or priority mail This service can be a quick as overnight and up to 3 days in the lower 48. They even deliver on Saturdays. For 9 ounces and up the postage is $4.99 - a great value considering the price of gas and your valuable time. Since most teas are $3.50 an ounce, 10 ounces of tea will get you free shipping.
Please contact us for other locations. We can quote you shipping.
1 teaspoon per 8 oz of water. Fluffy leaves like some Oolongs, use 2 teaspoons. For stronger tea use more tea.
There is no hard and fast rules on steeping except over steeping may make tea bitter. If you are unsure, try cooler water and shorter steeping times.
Below are general steeping instructions. For best results, follow the steeping instructions that came with your tea.
To estimate water temperature use a thermometer or wait a 2-3 minutes after the water stops boiling. Then the water temperature should be about 165- 185 F. You can gauge water temperature by looking at the bubbles forming at the bottom of the tea kettle. When pin size bubbles form, the water temperature is about 185F. To take the guess work out of water temperatures, try our electric tea kettle.
|Tea Type||Steeping Temperature||Steeping Time|
|White Tea||170-185 F||1-3 minutes|
|Green Tea||170-185 F||2-3 minutes|
|Oolong Tea||170-190 F||2-3 minutes|
|Black Tea||200-212 F||3-5 minutes|
|Tisanes||212 F||4-7 minutes|
Fruit and herbal teas are also referred to as tisanes.
A striking red color reminiscent of nothing so much as burgundy wine; our matchless organic hibiiscus tea leaves are the beginning of a deep, balanced tisanal experience.
Think you've tried it all? Not sure what sort of tea turns you on, off, or otherwise? Interested in trying loose leaves and experiencing the true cup ? Our Organic Hibiscus is a simple, delicious way to note the lasting goodness of loose tea even while savoring a gardenial blend whose tart floral flavors will make a convert out of even the sternest doubter.
A natural source of vitamin C and a proven blood pressure reducer, this tea's healthy boost is just the beginning of its pleasures and benefits. Calming and naturally caffeine free; this farmland crop is simplicity exemplified. Hibiscus contains much more than just astringent deliciousness in its flavor collection.
Organic, tasty, and a beautiful cranberry, pomegranate flavor; this Hibiscus cup is recommended for lovers of hot or cold tea. Try it iced and sweetened for an afternoon nip. Blend it hot in the morning to start the day right. Wind down the evening hours with this blend served hot or cold.
We know you'll feel the same way as we do: this blend is a winner.
For a Jamaican twist blend it with Ginger and sweetener.
Base leaf: Herbal tea.
Health properties : Source of vitamin C, anti-toxic properties known.
Flavor strength: Medium, airy herbal and deep astringent gardenial.
Caffeine : None.