Creating moments of pause, the ritual of tea-making is a simple act of self-care. With a rich history in the East, tea ceremonies were practiced by Buddhists monks in Japan, founded upon the reverence of the beautiful rituals in daily life. A tea ceremony can represent harmony, respect, purity, and tranquillity and allows space within the day to practice gratitude and presence.
Gyokuro is a premium tea from Japan grown in the Shizuoka Prefecture 500 to 1,500 feet above sea level. Grown and processed using an ancient technique in which the leaves are covered with bamboo and straw in order to increase chlorophyll and reduce tannins before gentle steaming. This results in a sweeter tea with reduced bitterness.
This is a light and fragrant green tea with a refreshing, balanced flavour. Naturally low in caffeine and recommended in the morning.
A 40g pouch will provide 16 cups, or 32 if you choose to second brew.
Add one teaspoon-full of tea per cup to a tea infuser or teapot. Pour over boiled water that has been left to cool for a few minutes. Leave to infuse for 2 minutes for a milder tea or up to 4 minutes if you prefer a stronger brew. Take a moment to yourself to enjoy the blend.
Leaves can be reused for a second brew.