Fruity Russian Caravan
This Russian Caravan is truly a one-of-a-kind blend. The base teas are Assam and Keemun; the addition of Chinese Lychee tea to the blend gives a wonderful fruitiness, and small amounts of Lapsang offer a hint of smokiness. A great afternoon tea.
Recommendations: Use 1 level tsp. per 6 oz. cup; heat fresh water to a roaring boil; let steep for 3 min. Try with some rock sugar.
Ingredients: Black tea, China lychee
Health Benefits: Black tea is a powerful source of anti-oxidants that can slow down the aging process and help prevent a wide variety of diseases. Medical research suggests that black tea can assist in lowering cholesterol and regulating blood sugar. Much lower in caffeine than coffee, black tea gently stimulates the heart and circulatory system. By keeping blood vessels soft and lowering blood pressure, black tea can help prevent heart disease and strokes.