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Lumbini Tea Valley has one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. It is in the southern highlands of Sri Lanka at the edge of Sinharaja, a world heritage virgin rain forest. All teas are sourced only from the valley and crafted with over 50 years of experience to produce high quality & premium teas rich in medicinal values and true taste of tea.

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For most, the choice is based on personal preference driven by individually acquired taste, health and consumption implications be damned. But as civilization ‘progresses’, humanity feels an increasing need to validate their consumption choices. The on-going argument to reach a verdict on which beverage deserves that place in the sun as the finer pick came about as a result.   

Multiple studies and research over the years have provided adequate backing for both tea and coffee, leaving us stuck at square one with no conclusion reached. No, the argument is not going to be repeated here with its countless stalemates. Perhaps, a more objective exploration on how one might be a better alternative to the other may be apt in consideration of global harmony and its sustained continuity.

 We do not want a war between the tea and coffee drinkers of the world!

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black tea, Flavoured Tea -

For many decades now, extensive research has been done over tea whether flavoured black tea, oolong, green, or white tea. And those same research studies have confirmed that there are many health benefits associated with drinking green tea and its fermented cousin, flavoured black tea. Now, more than ever, people have come to realize that flavoured black tea is more than just delicious tea, but something that has the potential to be a dietary regular as well. Classic and endearing, the great thing about black tea is that it undergoes full oxidation (commonly called "fermentation"), and because of that, they...

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about tea, black tea -

Ceylon black tea, like other "true" tea types, come from the tea plant called Camellia sinensis. But what sets black tea apart from its cousins is the way it is processed. Where green tea is steamed but never oxidized, and white and oolong teas are only partially oxidized, black tea undergoes full oxidation. After picking, the leaves of the tea plant are withered, rolled, and fermented for a number of hours before the black tea is finally dried and packed into different shapes and sizes. This unique processing method actually accounts for the stronger and more flavorful taste of Ceylon...

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black tea, Health benefits -

Black tea is one of the most popular teas in the world. The English love it and use it as a constant ingredient in many of their breakfast teas. Black tea comes from the same plant that green tea, white, and oolong tea come from. But if you notice, black tea has a distinctively strong flavour and characteristically dark colour. How is this so? Well, you see, the main difference lies in how black tea is processed. While in making green tea, the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant are first dried and then gently steamed, black tea leaves undergo...

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