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- Since 1922
- Alvita. Natural Herb Teas that are Good for You and the Environment
For more than 75 years, long before it became fashionable, Alvita was championing the profound health-giving properties of herbal teas. We travel to the far reaches of the globe for the finest herbs, the best growers, the most precious sources.
Small wonder that so many consumers trust the Alvita name. Today, it stands for more than 100 different teas, including classic single herb varieties, and our unique Alvita blends. The package you hold in your hand combines ancient herbal wisdom with modern science, and brings to you all the richness and benefits of herbal teas. This philosophy is the very reason why you will find sensible, English pillow style tea bags that are oxygen bleached, not chlorine treated. And why you won't find any strings, tags or staples.
We thank you for choosing our product, but more importantly, we thank you for the trust you've put in the herbal values that we all share.
The practice of drinking Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) was brought to Japan by monks returning from their studies at the great Zen monasteries of 12th century China. For them, tea functioned as an aid to meditation, as a health aid, and as a tool to propagate Zen. As the years went by, tea and the reason for drinking it changed, but it never went out of fashion. Today, Green Tea is one of the three major non-alcoholic beverages in the world. Green Tea is a typical non-fermented tea that is enjoyed by many and is immensely popular in Japan. It is utilized as both a daily beverage and as a healthful drink. Green Tea contains a rich natural source of polyphenols and bioflavonoids. Recent studies have identified the valuable active constituents of Green Tea and continue to review its historical uses.
The best way to make a good cup of tea is by the infusion method. Place one tea bag in a cup and add no more than 6 oz of boiling water. Let steep for 3 minutes. Press the bag before removing to enhance flavor.
Add honey to sweeten.
Green tea leaves
Posted by Reviewer1488008 on Jul 23, 2014
BEST DETOXIFYING TEA AVAILABLE
Posted by Reviewer3195765 on Feb 25, 2011
Great green tea taste.
Pretty good, but not as good as Japanese brands I've tasted
Posted by Reviewer2193776 on Aug 18, 2010
Like all Alvita teas I've ordered, these were fragrent and fresh, and efficiently packed together. But this chinese green is just a little rich and dark for me...not bitter, not bad, quite decent. But I prefer the cleaner/lighter varieties that generally come from Japan. Will probably try the ito-en bags I can get at the warehouse, next...
Gives you a feeling of overall well being.
Posted by Reviewer1262461 on Feb 13, 2010
I love all herbal teas. This one I had to get use to, but feel stronger, healthier and just an all around feeling of well being.