Moonlight White Tea

A soft, floral and nutty white tea.

Hand-harvested in the early spring harvest.

Showcases a mix of rare, soft downy buds and whole leaves.

Rich in theanine, a naturally occurring mood-enhancing amino acid.

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Ingredients

Yueguang white tea

Origins

The main ingredient, Tielka's Yueguang white tea is grown and harvested in the high elevations of the Yunnan Province's (China) stunning mountains during the early spring harvest.

Certification

Tielka tea is Fairtrade certified

Fairtrade certified and sourced from Fairtrade producers.
Total: 100%. FLO ID 23557 www.fairtradeanz.org

Australian Certified Organic. ACO Cert. No. 13123

BREWING

3-5 minutes at 70°C (158°F)

Health Benefits

Reduces and maintains healthy blood pressure, promotes strong healthy bones, prevents and counteracts cancer, prevents and counteracts cardiovascular disease, lowers cholesterol, reduces inflammation, boosts immunity, reduces PMS symptoms, improves skin firmness and elasticity, reduces plaque formation, cavities, tooth decay, increases metabolism.

Wellbeing Benefits

Improves alertness/concentration and brain function, relieves anxiety and depression, promotes relaxation, improves memory, enhances mood and sense of wellbeing.

Notes from the Founder

Before we launched Tielka, we ran several blind taste-testing sessions to see how people responded to all the tea varieties.

Out of around 70 teas, Moonlight White Tea was one of the highest-scoring teas in all areas: visual (dry and brewed), aroma (dry and brewed), and flavour.

Interestingly, the regular black tea (typically served with milk) scored at the lower end yet when it came to selling in the shops, the black tea outsold Moonlight White Tea every time.

Of course, the tables always turn as soon as we offer taste testing - I love watching someone take a sip of this tea for the first time, their eyes light up, followed by an almost silent "wow" moment as they turn to me as if to ask, "is that really tea?".

I brew this tea when I want a moment to feel like I have a snippet of beauty and serenity in my often crazy world. My desk is a mess, clothes are waiting to be ironed and the bed still hasn't been made, but in the middle of it all I can find my pouch of Moonlight White Tea, and every time it whisks me away to my secret place.

There's something about those perfect lines of the tea buds, the smooth sweet aroma, and that silky mouth-feel...

It's my perfect calm.

Happy brewing!

Rebecca Domorev


 

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