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About our loose-leaf tea

Our Teas and Blends are sourced from the warm heart of Africa where exquisite growers and estates have considered the full expedition of tea while embracing the crop-to-cup concept. Cured Leaves Tea Company’s tea is mindfully blended for your drinking pleasure with the intention to connect all your senses in every sip. We use our teas to promote a pleasurable experience any time of the day and in any location.

All of our teas and resources are top quality, ethically sourced, and mindfully cultivated for our consumers.  

Tea drinking is a practice that has been connecting people around the globe for centuries. It has been an important part of many cultures, and the world of tea creates a sense of equanimity and well-being.

Our mission is to promote mindfulness and self-consciousness through tea and our vision is that the experience of tea will serve as a pathway to connecting people. We promote the artistry and purity as well as the benefits of tea. You should feel every sense activate and connect you to yourself and everything/everyone around you with every sip you take.

Tea Profiles 

Green tea is packed with antioxidants like EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate) that helps your body fight against free radicals that can harm your body. Green tea is also known to help in many other ways, as well, and is considered the “go to” tea beverage to support healthy lifestyle. Green tea will keep your body in fighting shape and protect you against unwanted invaders.

Caffeine Level: Low

Steeping: 3 grams (1-2 tsp) of tea per 6oz (200ml) filtered water; medium boil (165-170⁰F) for 3-4 minutes

Oolong teas span the huge gap between green and black tea. Because of this they are packed with varying health properties of both. This has been a recent “go to” tea for dieticians to help their clients on several fronts. If you are looking to get yourself into fighting shape and become healthier this should be your go to tea!

Caffeine Level: Low/Medium

Steeping: 3 grams (1-2 tsp) of tea per 6oz (200ml) filtered water; near boiling (195-200⁰F) for 3-5 minutes

Black tea is full of antioxidants, but instead of EGCG (found in green tea), black tea has Thearubigin (TR) and Teaflavin (TF). These antioxidants are produced in the leaf during the oxidation process which turns the green leaf to shades of brown and black. Black tea has been found to support a healthy body in varying ways that are different from green tea. Drink both black and green teas to get the most benefit from your teas!

Caffeine Level: Medium/High

Steeping: 3 grams (1-2 tsp) of tea per 6oz (200ml) filtered water; near boiling (195-200⁰F) for 4-6 minutes

 

Purple tea is produced from the leaves of the camellia sinensis plant, which is the same plant from which black, green, oolong, and other types of tea are made. Unlike other types of tea, however, the leaves of this new varietal are purple instead of green. Purple tea is also very high in anthocyanins, the beneficial compounds found in blueberries, eggplant, purple grapes and other blue, purple or dark red foods.

White tea comes from the tender unfurled leaf buds. The plants natural defense system, which are called secondary metabolites, keep the new growth safe and healthy. Since white tea is the least process tea these same elements also support a healthy body.

Caffeine Level: Medium/High

Steeping: 3 grams (1-2 tsp) of tea per 6oz (200ml) filtered water; near boiling (185-190⁰F) for 3-5 minutes

Herbal blends are typically caffeine free and therefore can be consumed at any time of the day. Herbal tisanes are great evening beverages or great for individuals seeking to avoid caffeine. These blends are delicious in flavors and has various health benefits as well. Herbal tisanes use various species of plant parts, such as leaf, bark, root, fruit, etc.

FDA Statement

Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult your physician before using any herbal products. All matters regarding health require medical supervision. Not for use by children or those under 18 years of age. Not for use during pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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