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Darjeeling First Flush Harvest 2023

Darjeeling First Flush Harvest

Darjeeling is one of most celebrated tea origins in the world and is a paragon of terroir flavor expression, earning it the title the “Champagne of Tea”. The name of the region derives from Dori Ling, the very place where the Hindu deity Indra’s thunderbolt struck the ground.
Garden Direct 2024 Spring Harvest

Garden Direct 2024 Spring Harvest

The 2024 tea harvest season, though delayed due to varied weather conditions, promises exceptional quality. Delays in high elevation and organic gardens mean late delivery but heightened taste and aroma. Stay tuned for Mingqian Silver Needles and White Peony King batches. Explore the vibrant Yunnan spring tea harvest and anticipate Organic Pu’er and Silver Needles white teas. Witness the journey from Japan's mountainous regions to Thailand's old tree roots, crafting unique blends like Rishi's Earl Grey. Amid Darjeeling's drought, our tasters await the limited first flush picks, ensuring only the finest teas reach discerning buyers.
Lavender

Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia Lavender has a rich history of cultivation and use that dates back thousands of years. It is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region, particularly in areas such as Greece and Italy.
Mulberry Leaf

Mulberry Leaf

Morus albaThe scientific name for mulberry leaves is Morus alba. These leaves have a long history of culinary and medicinal use in various cultures around the world.
Cinnamon Leaf

Cinnamon Leaf

Cinnamomum verumCinnamon leaf is primarily used for its medicinal properties rather than its culinary applications.
Black Pepper

Black Pepper

Piper nigrumThe scientific name for black pepper is Piper nigrum. Black pepper has a long and fascinating cultivation history. It is believed to have originated in the Western Ghats of India, where it has been grown for thousands of years.
Chicory Root

Chicory Root

Cichorium intybusChicory root has a long history of use in herbalism, dating back to ancient Egypt and Greece. In traditional herbal medicine, chicory root has been used to support digestion, liver health, and as a diuretic. 
Chrysanthemum Flower

Chrysanthemum Flower

Chrysanthemum morifolium ramatChrysanthemum herbal tea, deeply rooted in Chinese and Korean traditional herbal wellness practices, offers a soothing and aromatic experience. This delightful infusion is crafted from the petals of the chrysanthemum flower, known for its delicate beauty and subtle fragrance.
Sweet Wormwood

Sweet Wormwood

Artemisia annuaSweet wormwood, also known as “Sweet Annie”, is a remarkable herb that has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine (the herb known as “Qing Hao”). This herb is known for its unique and distinct flavor, which is both sweet and slightly bitter.
Licorice Root

Licorice Root

Glycyrrhiza glabraLicorice root has been used for thousands of years in food, beverages, tea, and medicine. Its origins date back to ancient civilizations.
Quince

Quince

Cydonia oblongaQuince, scientifically known as Cydonia oblonga, has a rich history of usage in herbal medicine and culinary traditions across East Asia and the rest of the world where it is grown.
Bitter Orange Blossoms

Bitter Orange Blossoms

Citrus aurantium amaraThe scientific name for bitter orange blossoms is Citrus aurantium. The term "neroli" is derived from the Italian princess, Anne-Marie of Nerola, who popularized the use of bitter orange blossom oil in the 17th century.
Solomon's Seal

Solomon's Seal

Rhizoma Polygonati OdoratiSolomon's Seal root, scientifically known as Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati, is a plant that has been associated with various health benefits and has been used in folk remedies in different countries, including the USA and Korea.
Dandelion Root

Dandelion Root

Taraxacum officinaleDandelion root (Taraxacum officinale) has a long history of use in herbal medicine, dating back centuries. Both Eastern and Western cultures have recognized its medicinal benefits.

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