Citrus Green Tea is a green tea from China has the delicate flavors of lemon and lime with a hint of orange. Its clean vegetal notes of the green tea blended seamlessly with the citrus crispness is delightfully sweet, lifted by the freshness of the lemon-lime. Not too dry or too citrus-y. This tea is great Hot and outstanding Iced - with or without sweetener!
Lemons have a long and questionable history. Many countries claim to be its birthplace, including China, Malaysia, Iran, and the Indus Valley.
The latter may win given the discovery of a lemon-shaped earring there, dating from 2500BC. In the second century of our era, lemons were grown in Libya and exported to Rome. There is even a picture of lemon in the mosaic at Pompeii.
Lemon's popularity grew during the Middle Ages, when it was called upon to spice up bland meals. And, in an unusual twist (ha-ha) lemons were used by the ladies in the court of Louis XIV to accent their lips with a touch of rouge.
green tea, orange peels, marigold flowers, natural lemon, lime and orange flavors.
How to Prepare:
Use 1 Tablespoon per 16 to 24oz pot.
Use Hot (180º - 190ºF.) water.
Steep for 3 to 5 Minutes.
Caffeine: 20 mg / 8 oz cup.