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Premium Silver Needle Tea
Premium Silver Needle Tea

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From the White Tea Family
Origin: Fujian Province, China
Ingredients: 100% whole leaf tea

Silver Needle Tea is the highest grade of white tea harvested in early spring (followed by the White Peony Tea). This hand-picked white tea consists only of buds and top leaves. The leaves are covered with gentle downy hairs, denoting the high quality of Silver Needle tea carries. Silver Needle tea is picked between mid March and mid April. Only undamaged and unopened buds are picked. To prepare Silver Needle tea the water should be brought to a boil and then cooled a little before steeping. Silver Needle tea can be infused for a minute or longer, according to taste. As this is a premium quality Silver Needle, the infusion time can be longer, allowing the aroma to develop. The Chinese have known for some time of the great health qualities of white tea and here people are just starting to learn of the wonderful qualities that this first picked and least processed tea has to offer.


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Caffeine - low

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SIZE*:
Small (0.2 oz.) - $2.45
Medium (0.6 oz.) - $5.45
Large (3.0 oz.) - $20.75

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Silver Needle tea can be infused multiple times, with each additional infusion being approximately double the time of the prior infusion. It is an unoxidized and unprocessed tea, enabling it to retain more health qualities than some other teas. Pace University did a study in 2004 which showed that white tea has more anti-viral and anti-bacterial qualities than green tea.



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