Pure Ceylon Black tea (OP1) · Mint leaves
Loose leaf · From Kandy region · Good for Iced tea
This refreshing tea is steeped in tradition. Our Zen Mint blend was harvested from the Kandy District and refined in a factory established there in 1950. Kandy was the last redoubt of the Sri Lankan Kings. The area is accessible only through steep mountain passes, and its isolation has ensured the preservation of the cultural traditions of the Sinhalese people for centuries. From this historical place, once an important centre of Buddhism, this fresh, spicy, cool tea has taken root and flourished. When you sip this tea, enriched with mint leaves and orange in colour, you will take a walk through time.
Fresh, tangy, cool
Health benefits of our Zen Mint tea
Zen Mint is the perfect drink after any meal, aiding digestion and promoting healthy bowel movements. The tea has a calming effect on the intestines and soothes muscles of the digestive tract, providing you relief from Diarrhea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and Constipation. The mint leaves featured in this tea helps bad breath and also serves as an antispasmodic that provides relief from cough. Zen Mint is rich in antioxidants that help reduce cholesterol and the risk of heart disease, and contain Polyphenols have been shown to reduce the risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in women and Prostate Cancer in men.
1 tsp (2.0g) per 1 cup (6 oz, 180 ml)
Near boil at 95-100 C (203-212 F)
Cold brew overnight for Iced tea. Read more about cold brewing.
3 to 5 minutes, up to 3 times
Drink plain; good for Iced tea