Orange Spice Tea Blend Fair Trade Organic 1 lb - Starwest Botanicals
Herbal Information for Orange Spice Blend Tea
Tea: Orange Spice Blend
Package Size: One Pound (1lb)
Form: Loose Leaf Tea
Ingredients: Fair Trade Certified Organic Black Tea*, organic cinnamon, and organic orange peel.
Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions on how to use this herb.
Certified Organic: Yes
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Product Description: This organic blend unites black teas with pure orange, cinnamon, and organic flavoring.
Most, but not all black teas have about 47mg of caffeine per 8 ounces. Black teas are fully oxidized, and have bold flavors. These teas are picked (plucked) rolled, which helps to break the cell walls and release their essential oils for oxidation.
This brew, with its plum-like flavor and lingering fragrance, is delightful.
Flavored with organic black tea, organic cinnamon, and organic orange peel
Servings: In general, the number of cups that can be made from one pound (1 lb.) of loose tea leaves is 200 cups. This four-ounce container can make roughly 50 cups of tea.
Directions: Pour 6 oz of simmering water (170-180° F preferred) over 1 tsp. of tea. Steep 2-4 minutes, strain, and serve.
About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
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