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Organic Mixed Berry Black Tea

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This organic, Fair Trade Certified Mixed Berry Black Tea blend is so packed with real fruit that it practically bursts from the cup! Premium-quality organic tea from China serves as a wonderful backdrop to this fruity blend that offers a light bodied, smooth cup with little to no astringency. Equally terrific hot or iced! This Mixed Berry Black Tea, like all of our flavored blends, uses only the highest quality organic tea, essential oils and botanical ingredients, insuring an excellent cup of organic black tea every time!

Ingredients: organic Chinese black tea, organic currants , organic cranberries, organic strawberries, organic elderberries, organic calendula petals, and natural berry flavors



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Serving Size: one generous teaspoon (1.5) per 8 oz cup of water






Staff Perspectives

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Aubrey Says: After you infuse your leaves, look in your infuser to check out the plump, honest-to-goodness fruit used in this blend!







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We at Arbor Teas firmly believe that tea should be brewed to suit your personal taste. With that being said, here are some recommendations to get you started, but please remember you can make adjustments based on your own personal taste.

There are three main considerations when brewing tea: quantity of tea, water temperature and steeping time.

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Quantity of tea: one generous teaspoon (1.5) per 8 oz cup of water




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Water temperature: use water that has been heated to a full rolling boil (212° F)




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Steeping time: 3-5 minutes




Tip #1: Use fresh water whenever possible - water that has been sitting in your kettle overnight may impart a flat or stale taste to your tea. Be careful not to boil your water for too long. Over boiled water can sometimes impart an unwanted taste.

Tip #2: Keep in mind that brewing your tea for too long can extract undesirable bitterness from the leaves, so steeping time matters! For a stronger brew, don’t steep longer, just use more tea.

Learn more from our How To Guides on how to brew loose leaf tea, how to make iced tea, and how to make tea lattes. And don’t forget to check out our Eco-Brewing Tips, too!


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There are five significant components found in all tea from the plant camellia sinensis: essential oils, which are the source of tea’s delicious flavor and aroma; polyphenols, which are antioxidants that provide the tea’s brisk flavor and many of its health benefits; phytonutrients, which are small amounts of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids including L-theanine (a very rare molecule that has been found in only three sources including camellia sinensis!) ; enzymes; and methylxanthines, which are a family of alkaloids that include caffeine. Each of these components work differently in the human body and a full description is best left to a medical journal. However, recent research exploring the potential health attributes of tea is leading many scientists to agree that tea, may contribute positively to a healthy lifestyle.

For a more in-depth discussion of Tea and Health Benefits check here.

For a more in-depth discussion of Tea and Caffeine check here.