WAO TEA

Vesta Purple Black Tea

$24.00
  • Vesta Purple Black Tea

WAO TEA

Vesta Purple Black Tea

$24.00

Vesta is made from purple leaves-buds (Zi Ya), from a type of tea tree endemic of Lincang forest, Yunnan, China. Lincang is known to have the most ancient tea trees in the world. The leaves of this tea were harvested from wild indigenous trees of more than 150 years old. 

This region is known for its precious rich biodiversity. The buds and leaves of this varietal of tea tree are of distinctive purple/burgundy color, caused by the presence of the powerful antioxidant Anthocyanin in the plant, which is responsible for giving the purple/blue color to certain types of fruit, like cherry, blackberry, blueberry, juniper berry, plum or red grapes. This purple pigment antioxidant is offering a myriad of health benefits; such as antibacterial activity, vasodilatory, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and antiviral.

Because the purple bud varietal is rare, any tea that are made from these leaves, like black tea and certain Pu’er, are incredible precious for tea lovers. The special bud of this black tea is also often used to produce pu’er tea. 

Transformation : Naturally 100% Organic. From wild indigenous trees. Sun dried. No machine. Following the way of Nature.

Tasting Experience : Offering a highly complex, nourishing liquor with distinctive flavors of honey, cooked fruits, refreshing eucalyptus and lavender notes. Aromas of grapes, peaches and touches of mountain laurel. The harmony between sweet fruits, fine acidity, refreshing herbs and great structure is truly divine.

Elemental Wisdom : Fire element tea. Vesta is the goddess of the sacred Fire of the heart. Entry to her temple was permitted only to her priestesses, the Vestals, who tended the sacred fire at the heart of her temple. Vesta Purple Black Tea’s medicine is heart opening and comforting, inviting you back home to yourself, connecting you to your feminine creative force.

Energy Flow (Qi) : Rises from the solar plexus, comfort the stomach, and activate gentle fire to nourish the heart center.

Steeping guide :

  • Tea pot: 250 ml water · 85 °C · 1 tsp tea · 3 minutes
  • Gong Fu: 100 ml water · 90 °C · 2 tsp tea 
  • Multiple infusions; (1st) 30 sec, (2nd) 20 sec, (3rd) 30 sec + 10 sec every additional infusions.
  • Bowl tea : Simply add 2 tsp of tea in a bowl to cover the bottom and pour water on top, filling the bowl half way.

Quantity of tea per bag : 50g

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Vesta is made from purple leaves-buds (Zi Ya), from a type of tea tree endemic of Lincang forest, Yunnan, China. Lincang is known to have the most ancient tea trees in the world. The leaves of this tea were harvested from wild indigenous trees of more than 150 years old. 

This region is known for its precious rich biodiversity. The buds and leaves of this varietal of tea tree are of distinctive purple/burgundy color, caused by the presence of the powerful antioxidant Anthocyanin in the plant, which is responsible for giving the purple/blue color to certain types of fruit, like cherry, blackberry, blueberry, juniper berry, plum or red grapes. This purple pigment antioxidant is offering a myriad of health benefits; such as antibacterial activity, vasodilatory, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and antiviral.

Because the purple bud varietal is rare, any tea that are made from these leaves, like black tea and certain Pu’er, are incredible precious for tea lovers. The special bud of this black tea is also often used to produce pu’er tea. 

Transformation : Naturally 100% Organic. From wild indigenous trees. Sun dried. No machine. Following the way of Nature.

Tasting Experience : Offering a highly complex, nourishing liquor with distinctive flavors of honey, cooked fruits, refreshing eucalyptus and lavender notes. Aromas of grapes, peaches and touches of mountain laurel. The harmony between sweet fruits, fine acidity, refreshing herbs and great structure is truly divine.

Elemental Wisdom : Fire element tea. Vesta is the goddess of the sacred Fire of the heart. Entry to her temple was permitted only to her priestesses, the Vestals, who tended the sacred fire at the heart of her temple. Vesta Purple Black Tea’s medicine is heart opening and comforting, inviting you back home to yourself, connecting you to your feminine creative force.

Energy Flow (Qi) : Rises from the solar plexus, comfort the stomach, and activate gentle fire to nourish the heart center.

Steeping guide :

  • Tea pot: 250 ml water · 85 °C · 1 tsp tea · 3 minutes
  • Gong Fu: 100 ml water · 90 °C · 2 tsp tea 
  • Multiple infusions; (1st) 30 sec, (2nd) 20 sec, (3rd) 30 sec + 10 sec every additional infusions.
  • Bowl tea : Simply add 2 tsp of tea in a bowl to cover the bottom and pour water on top, filling the bowl half way.

Quantity of tea per bag : 50g