With the exception of jasmine, the earliest and probably most celebrated flavored tea was, and still is, Earl Grey. A black tea base scented with oil of bergamot, a citrus fruit from Sicily.
Some possible benefits of our Organic Earl Grey Tea may include:
● Containing theaflavins & thearubigins flavonoids which improve insulin sensitivity to protect against diabetes
There are approximately 200 naturally caffeine free organic tea bags per pound.
Steep 1 tea bag in 6 ounces of boiling water for 3 -5 minutes.
United States - Certified Organic
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Earl Grey Tea is certified organic and passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Organic Earl Grey Tea Bags packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic Earl Grey Tea in a cool, dark, dry place.
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