A good example of organic loose tea done right. This tea benefits from having a blended heritage: a home in China and a Japanese preparation. Grown and plucked in rural China to USDA organic standards; this loose tea is steamed and pan fired in the Japanese Sencha tradition, bringing out the full pleasure of the unaltered organic Sencha. As this loose tea is grown and prepared in rural China, it is less expensive than its Japanese counterpart as Japan is a small country with limited agriculutural resources and a big appetite for its own home-grown loose teas.
As green teas, espeially whole leaf loose teas grow in popularity for its multitude of health positive qualities, this tea is definately on the recommended list. Health benefits are noteworthy in Sencha Fuji's soothing, antioxident, and anti-drowsy properties. This loose tea's origin speaks of this as well: it was brought from China around 1,200 years ago and immediately recognized as a restorative and a general tonic. As the very first handful of tea seeds were walked back by traveling monks; Japanese royalty initiated several new councils and positions of people whose job it would be to be knowledgeable about tea. Sencha Fuji, carried thusly in person from Jiangxi, is one such tea.
It's straight qualities are given vibrant life through its organic, cared-for upbringing. Delicious green tea flavor in all of it's menagerial simplicity rises above the faintest hint of vegetation and soil; arriving at a color-true finish. Sencha Fuji is particularly adaptable to temperature adjustment; offering a misty, aroma-based experience when hot or condensing to a more deeply herbed flavor to be savored in the mouth when cool or cold.
Enjoy Sencha Fuji Organic Loose Tea for good health and delicious taste.
Base leaf: Organic green loose tea
Health properties: General restorative, blood pressure positives.
Flavor strength: Medium, straight/ mildly menagerial. Primary collection is green/astringent.
Light vegetative atop simple base.
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.
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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.