Darjeeling Green Tea (Organic) • The Lean Green


    This Darjeeling Green Tea has vegetal notes, a dark yellow brew, and a refined sweetish aftertaste. Most green teas either have the latter, or the former, but to have both together, is rare!

    Origin and Ingredients

    Picking Season: July 2022 (Second Flush)

    Grade: SFTGFOP1 (Leaf tea, Highest quality)

    Origin: Nurbong Tea Estate, Darjeeling, India (Single Estate)

    Ingredients: Green tea. No additives. 

    Caffeine: Low


    Nurbong Tea Estate in Spring


    Nurbong Tea Estate in Summer

    How to Steep

    In Hot Water: Steep 1 tsp of leaves per 150 ml cup for 2-3 mins in boiling water to make the 1st cup. Steep the leftover leaves from the 1st cup for 4-6 mins in boiling water to make the 2nd cup. 


    Iced: Refrigerate the 1st cup prepared above for 30 mins, and then add ice to taste.


    Condiments: Add a sweetener to taste.

    Health Benefits

    This tea is filled with antioxidants, catechins and polyphenols that:


    1. Promote weight loss.
    2. Reduce the risk of heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, Down Syndrome, eczema, high blood pressure, hair fall and depression.
    3. Build immunity.
    4. Relieve arthritis, stress and effects of hangovers.

    Tea-Food Pairing

    This tea pairs well with:


    • Milk or white chocolate
    • Creamy cheeses
    • Salads
    • Fish
    • Finger sandwiches
    • Avocado
    • Salmon
    • Any food with flavours of lemongrass, ginger, saffron, apple, pineapple, apricot, tomato, artichoke, cashews, anchovies, bacon or rum.
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