For the Love of Gut Pu-erh Black Tea

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For the Love of Gut Pu-erh Black Tea
traditional earthy pu-erh with beneficial ginger and turmeric and a bold, peach finish

FLAVOR PROFILE
For the Love of Gut Pu-erh Black Tea
features beneficial pu-erh tea and gut-healthy ginger and turmeric. The cup is not only good for you, but it possesses amazing flavor as well!

The overall cup is earthy and spicy with a sweet peach finish.

BENEFITS
As a black tea, For the Love of Gut Pu-erh contains caffeine.

Not familiar with pu-erh tea? This type of tea is created by fermenting tea leaves, in this case black tea, which produces healthy probiotics (beneficial gut bacteria) that can be absorbed by the body. Because of this, it’s also believed that pu-erh teas may also protect the liver by decreasing fat accumulation in the body.

Ginger and turmeric help quell stomach issues and also promote healthy digestion.

Black tea offers a variety of health benefits:

  • Contains polyphenols that have antioxidant properties that may decrease the risk of chronic disease and improve overall health
  • Contains flavonoids, another group of antioxidants, which are beneficial for heart health and may reduce the risk of heart disease
  • Studies have found that black tea may help reduce LDL levels and decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke
  • Contains polyphenols and antimicrobial properties may help improve gut health and immunity
  • Contains polyphenols that may decrease cancer cell development
  • Contains several compounds and one specifically (epigallocatechin gallate) shown to improve insulin levels
  • Contains the amino acid L-theanine that increases alpha activity in the brain to help improve focus and alertness

Turmeric contains curcumin with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which, in addition to a number of other health benefits, can contribute to a healthy digestion.

Ginger has a long been used in traditional medicine to aid digestion, reduce nausea and help fight symptoms of the flu and common colds. The most important compound in ginger is gingerol which has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS
For the Love of Gut Pu-erh Black Tea is excellent served either hot or iced and takes well to sugar, honey and other sweeteners.

PREPARATION
Traditional Hot Tea
Measure one heaping teaspoons of tea leaves per one cup water into a tea filter or into an infuser of your choice. Keep in mind, the infuser you choose must be large enough to allow the tea leaves to swell and unfurl. This allows the tea leaves to release their full flavor. Place filter into teapot or mug. Bring filtered or freshly drawn water to a boil then pour into teapot or mug. Infuse 2-3 minutes, for mild flavor, 4-5 minutes for medium flavor and 6-7 minutes for bold flavor. Remove the filter and discard or remove infuser and discard tea leaves. Garnish as desired with sugar, honey or other sweeteners.

Iced Tea
Measure eight to ten heaping teaspoons of tea leaves into a tea filter and place into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Bring 2 cups of filtered or freshly drawn water to a boil. Immediately pour boiled water over filter into teapot or heat-resistant pitcher. Infuse 3-5 minutes. Remove filter and sweeten tea with ½ cup sugar if desired. Add 2 cups of filtered or freshly drawn water to a serving pitcher. Pour in prepared tea and mix well. Add 2 cups of ice and stir. Serve immediately or refrigerate.

Cold-infusion Method*
Measure six to eight teaspoons of tea leaves into a tea filter and place inside a clean glass jar or small pitcher. Position filter so that the tea leaves will be submerged and the top hangs over the side of the jar or pitcher so that leaves do not spill out once water is added. Pour four cups of filtered or freshly drawn water over the filter. Cover with lid or plastic wrap. Refrigerate 8-12 hours (or overnight). To serve this tea hot, simply pour the cold-infused tea into a saucepan over medium heat and gently warm to desired temperature.

 *Cold-infused tea has higher levels of antioxidants, less caffeine and less tannins resulting in a smoother cup.

Due to the inclusion of black tea leaves, For the Love of Gut Pu-erh Black Tea may be infused a second time, although flavor will be lighter, using either traditional infusing methods or cold-infusion.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For the Love of Gut Pu-erh Black Tea
, like all teas, should be stored out of direct light and in a cool, dry place. Properly stored, this tea will stay fresh for up to two years.

Ingredients: black tea, apple, ginger, turmeric, dandelion leaves, safflower petals, peach, natural flavors (organic compliant)

Please note:
If you are currently under medical care or taking medications, please consult with your doctor to prevent any negative interactions between medically prescribed treatments and herbal remedies.

The statements made here have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements and the products of this company are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.