Gunpowder Green Tea is a well known Chinese green tea, native to the Zhejiang Province in the eastern coast of China. It gets its name from the shape of the leaves as they were rolled into tiny black pellets- taking on the resemblance of gunpowder grains.It offers a nutty aroma with a soft honey taste followed by a smoky hint.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
INGREDIENTS: Organic China Green Tea
STEEPING INSTRUCTIONS: Use 1 scant teaspoon leaf per 8 oz. water. Allow boiling water to cool slightly, then pour over leaves. Steep 2 minutes. Multiple infusions encouraged.
Health Benefits* of Gunpowder Green Tea
Like all green teas, it is extremely rich in antioxidants, especially catechins- the most abundant being EGCG (epigallocatechin) which is known for inhibiting influenza symptoms and may reduce the duration.
It combines three major allies that may burn fat and build muscle; catechins, caffeine and theanine. Together they may boost metabolism and digestion, which may allow your body to burn fat more quickly.
It contains more caffeine than other green teas (35-40 mg per serving).
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases.