KasugaYakuso-tenfocuseson preserving and respecting nature,keepingthe Japanese tea tradition alive through its hand-picked and dried teas. While 97% of tea grown in Japan is an improved species,KasugaYakuso-ten specializes in growing the original heirloom species of tea that came from China. Tea and medicinal herbs have a rich tradition in the Mt. Ibuki areaofGifu Prefecture, starting over 1,000 years ago. A famous feudal lord of the area, Oda Nobunaga,even had a private herb garden there.KasugaYakuso-ten uses traditional methods to grow and harvest their tea leaves,without the use ofany chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Thus, all their tea products are completely organic.
Ibuki Vintage Heirloom Tea (First Spring Crop)
This tea is made from the heirloom species which was originally brought to Japan from China over 1,000 years ago, and only 3% of the tea production in Japan is from this species. Harvested in the spring, these tea leaves are the first crop of the year and have a rich, complex flavor.
Recommended brewing method:
Hot: Place 1 tea bag in a tea cup or small tea pot. Boil water and let cool until it is around 150 F (65 C) degrees and then pour 7 – 10 fl.oz (200 – 300 ml) of the water into vessel with tea bag and steep for 2 minutes. If using a teapot, serve into each tea cup evenly, a small amount at a time, until the final drop is poured.
Net weight: 0.1 oz | 2.5 g × 12 bags
Ingredients: Organic Green Tea
Producer: Kasuga Yakuso-ten
Origin: Gifu, Japan
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