Aroma Green Peppermint
Green Gunpowder tea is unfermented China Tea, this tea has been flavoured with oil of peppermint and added peppermint herbs. The leaves of this tea have been curled when dried. When brewed they will unfold to show the leaf as it was when first picked. This tea is very light in colour with earthy notes the peppermint adds a refreshing taste giving this green tea a bit more flavour. Although the grade is a large leaf the colour is very pale and shouldn’t be made too strong as the peppermint is a prominent taste.
It takes the name Gunpowder because the British named it after its resemblance to gunpowder gains once it has been individually rolled although traditionally hand rolled machines do the work in modern times. High quality gunpowder has smaller rolled pellets with a shiny finish.
Did you know that Green tea is the most popular tea consumed in China. It has been associated with many health benefits, as it contains flavonoids, which help the body release toxins.