Ten Ren's Organic Green Tea 1st Grade is grown on a pristine and naturally clean island in China. An independant agency in Europe has certified that this tea has been grown with organic farming methods with no chemcial pesticides used in cultivation.
Tea steeped from these leaves have a light golden yellow hue. The aroma is natural and pure with a lighlty sweet quality. The taste is strongly fresh. The tea's aftertaste is a lightly lingering crispness.
The water used to steep this tea should be about 160-180°F or 70-80°C to prevent scalding the leaves. Use about 1 tablespoon (3 grams) of tea leaves for about every 5 ounces (150 ml) of water. A steeping time of about 3-5 minutes is recommended with more or less time depending on the desired concentration. As a rough guide, the higher the temperature of the water or the greater the amount of leaves used, the shorter the steeping time should be. The use of a covered glass or ceramic cup is recommended for steeping in order to appreciate the tea leaves. This tea may be infused 3 or more times. Net tea weight 4 ounces (113.4 g) and shipping weight 0.29 lb.