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Hand-sewn balls of silver needle green tea with jasmine, marigold and globe amaranth


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TASTE & APPEARANCE

Floral and green

Pale yellow/pink infusion

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TIME OF DAY & CAFFEINE LEVEL

Any

Low

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ORIGIN

Fujian

China

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BREWING

Add a ball to a glass teapot/heat proof glass, use boiled water cooled to 90°C. Infuse until the ball is fully open

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Silver needle green tea with jasmine, marigold and globe amaranth, hand-sewn into a ball which blooms open in the water.  

Made with a high grade of silver needle green tea picked in spring.  The predominant flavour is green tea with floral aromas from the flowers, and is rich and refreshing.

Although the ball will only open once it can be re-steeped to make more tea. 

In Chinese medicine, the follow health benefits are attributed to these flowers:
o Jasmine - Helps to lower blood pressure, nourish hair & skin and relieve anxiety
o Marigold – Aids in improving digestion, beautifying the face and prolonging life
o Globe Amaranth – Beneficial for the recovery of asthma, bronchitis and coughs