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Fine & Dandy Green Tea

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Biodynamic high grown green tea, pure and simple, for the most refreshing afternoon pick-me-up.

 Looks – pale lime green

Smells – sun-dried grass with a little smoke

Tastes – refreshing & herbaceous

Ingredients:

Hand blended green tea. 

Choose from:

Fine & Dandy tea box - approx 40 serves I  80 grams I  loose leaf tea

Fine & Dandy tea tin - approx 40 serves I  80 grams I  loose leaf tea

Sustainably made:

Certified Fairtrade and Organic- we promise to look after the people and places that grow our tea.  

Our tea boxes are 100% recyclable card with a home compostable inner bag made from wood cellulose. Our leaf keeper tea tins are designed to be loved and used again and again. Once you are finished with them you can pop them in your recycling. Our tea boxes are perfectly sized to replenish your tea tin.

Little ritual:

To make green tea fruit popsicles - cold infuse 1tsp tea per cup of water for 4-8 hours. Strain, sweeten to taste and pour into popsicle moulds. Add seasonal fruit, then freeze and wait for the sunshine.

Active benefits: 

Green tea is considered one of the world’s healthiest drinks and contains one of the highest amounts of antioxidants of any tea. Natural chemicals called polyphenols in tea are what are thought to provide its anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic effects. Green tea is approximately 20-45 percent polyphenols by weight, of which 60-80 percent are catechins such as EGCG. Catechins are antioxidants that are said to help prevent cell damage. 

Tea also contains the amino acid L-theanine. L-theanine increases the activity of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, which has anti-anxiety effects. It also increases dopamine and the production of alpha waves in the brain. Studies show that caffeine and L-theanine can have synergistic effects. This means that the combination of the two can have particularly powerful effects in improving brain function.

Selected, hand blended and packed in New Zealand by Sarah at Fine & Dandy.