Chinese medicine describes rose oolong as the tea of beauty - perfect for pampering yourself with at the end of a beauty treatment. But then again, this is a beauty treatment!
Ingredients: Oolong tea blended with real petals and buds of the Indian Rose (desi gulaab)
Health Benefits: Rose Oolong tea boosts your rate of metabolism. It is perfect to complement your fitness regime as it can help in burning body fat over time. A rich source of Vitamin C, this tea is also high in antioxidants, which helps with a clear acne-free skin. Read more.
Caffeine content: Medium.
Origin of tea: Darjeeling, India
Available as: 100g loose leaf / 15 tea bags / 50g loose leaf
Taste notes: Taste notes are smooth, floral and mellow. Rose petals add a sweet, mild aroma. Semi-fermented Oolong has intense, complex flavours and together they make a well balanced cup.
When to drink this tea? Oolong tea best enjoyed post meals, so we recommend that you sip this tea in the afternoons or mid evening. Avoid drinking this tea post dinner if you are sensitive to caffeine.
Serving Suggestions: Pairs well with light pastries, pancakes and crepes. Tastes great either hot or iced. Enjoy the natural sweetness of real Rose petals and buds by brewing this tea without milk or sugar.
Add 1 teaspoon or 1 tea bag per cup (150ml). Always pour hot water (80°C) on the tea leaves and not the other way around. Steep for 2-3 minutes. All our teas in tea bags or loose leaf can be rebrewed. Just add hot water and steep for longer than the first steep.
Storage advice: Store in the foil pouch in the tea tin or transfer to an airtight container, kept in cool dark place.
If storing in the refrigerator/ freezer, pack in small completely airtight packets or jars. Before use, wait for the tea to reach room temperature to prevent any condensation. Each packet should be used within a week after opening.