Earl Grey tea is one of the most popular black teas in the world. It is also one of the most distinct due to being infused with bergamot oil which gives it a strong fragrance and malty floral taste.
50g x loose leaf 100% organic tea
|How is it made?||Made from 100% organically grown Organic Black Tea (OP1) and infused with bergamot oil.|
|Preparation||1-2 teaspoons, 250mL 90-95ºC, 3-5 minutes. Serve with milk, or if you’re serving black you can add a slice of lemon. Can be sweetened with sugar or honey.|
|Tasting Notes||A distinct pleasant orange blossom aroma, and taste that brings a balance of floral, citrus, and malt characteristics.|
A great accompaniment to desserts.
|Health Benefits||English Breakfast tea is a black tea and is abundant in antioxidants, such as flavonoids (source), that are formed during the oxidation process. They can reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and lower the risk of heart disease (source).|
The theaflavins in black teas, through their antioxidant effects, are attributed to improving blood vessel function, and support weight loss.
The bergamot oil in earl grey tea, through aromatherapy, may have calming effects on a person’s mood and relieve anxiety.