Golden Monkey leaves are said to resemble monkey paw and are hand-processed each spring with careful plucking of only one leaf and one bud.
✔ Comes from the most oxidized tea leaves, a process that turns the leaves dark.
✔ Rich, coating texture and very smooth, soft mouthfeel, lacks astringency.
✔ Leaves a wonderful fragrance.
✔ Can be enjoyed in multiple infusions, with milk and sweetener, a real treat for black tea lovers!
✔ Helps strengthen the immune system.
✔ Reduces the risk of developing tumors and cancer.
✔ Helps lower the risk of developing heart and cardiovascular diseases.
✔ Helps relieve stress and enhance relaxation.
✔ Helps in fighting inflammation.
BEST TIME TO DRINK: In the morning to give an extra boost of energy (best alternative to coffee)
TIPS IN TEA PREPARATION
A good cup of tea is easy to prepare which can warm the heart and soul of a tea lover but can be disappointingly tasteless when improperly steeped. Decide which type you want to brew, then heat the water and pour it over the tea. Let it steep for the right amount of time then remove the tea. Enjoy the tea on its own or with milk or honey.
Steep Time Recommendation:
Black Tea usually steeps for 4-5 minutes
Green, Oolong, Jasmine Lovers for 3 minutes
Silver Needle White Tea for 4 minutes
How to Make Iced Tea with Loose Leaf Tea:
Yield: Makes 1/2 Gallon
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
1. Heat half a gallon of water in a saucepan until almost boiling
2. Scoop 4 tablespoons loose tea into the hot water
3. Steep for 3-4 minutes
4. Pour steeped tea through a strainer into a tea jug (Optional: if sweet tea is desired, scoop 1/3 cup of sugar into a 1/2 gallon tea pitcher)
5. Stir, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve
6. Serve over ice and enjoy!