Rare heirloom Lan Xang (Million Elephants) varietal, wild harvested ancient tea trees 100-1,200 years old, averaging 800 years old. 2.5+ meters in height, deep reaching roots & broad limbs. Limited harvest
Young leaves with a beautiful expression of stone fruit, roasted chestnut & wild orchids aromas
Sustainably harvested leaves > fired > rolled > dried
Low-caffeine, abundant antioxidants, rejuvenating. Certified Organic, single origin, garden direct. Lan’Xang tea species are higher in polyphenol content by 5-7%,catechin 30-60% and water-soluble substances 3-5%
1 Tbs per 8 oz, DO NOT USE BOILING WATER, This tea requires water well under a boil, 180˚ F, 5-7 min. For iced tea, steep tea strongly, allow to cool, pour over ice
Lan’Xang Biodiverse Rainforest, red mineral rich soil of the mountainous areas along the fog laden 5,000 ft. + elev., 22˚ N. Lat.
The Pure Step ecological tea gardens were established around 696 AD from 4,000+ year old wild harvested ancient tea arbors in the heart of East Asia’s most rich and biodiverse rain-forests known locally as Lan Xang (Million Elephant)