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2-4 min

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Time of day
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12g / L


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Keemun: a black tea from China low in theine

Keemun tea is produced in Qimen county, a county located in the Anhui province in China. This black tea, also called Qimen tea, was first produced in 1875. It was the first black tea from Qimen County, which originally produced green teas. Qimen tea has become one of the most popular teas, especially in England. This red beverage has many virtues, just like other black teas such as Darjeeling, Ceylon and Yunnan teas.

The benefits and virtues of Keemun

Qimen tea and the various other black teas are known to offer many benefits to their consumers. These teas have a high concentration of antioxidants. Black teas such as Keemun, Ceylon, Yunnan or Darjeeling teas are said to fight against the risk of :

  • cardiovascular diseases;
  • cancers;
  • type 2 diabetes;
  • cholesterol.

An infusion with Keemun tea leaves would also improve digestion. Consumed daily, this black tea, combined with a balanced diet, would be an ally of your health.

Our tasting advice

How to prepare Keemun?

Black and green teas are not brewed in the same way. Each tea needs a specific temperature and a specific infusion time to release its aroma in an optimal way. Here's how to get the best out of our Keemun tea.

How much Keemun?

For a well-balanced beverage, allow 12 grams of Keemun tea per liter of water. To facilitate the filtering of your drink, use a tea ball or an empty tea bag in your cup or teapot.

What is the ideal brewing temperature for Keemun?

To brew a tasty Keemun tea, the water should reach a temperature of 100°C. It takes two to four minutes for the fruity and slightly sweet aroma to be released.

When to drink Keemun?

Unlike some black teas, Qimen tea is low in theine. From breakfast to coffee break or bedtime, it can be consumed throughout the day.

The benefits of Keemun in bulk

Opting to buy our loose tea is to ensure a quality organic tea that respects sustainable and fair harvesting conditions. Keemun tea, like many other teas, is available in bulk on our website.
To preserve the quality of our products, our blends are hand made and packed in zipped bags and metal boxes in our workshop in Dijon. Our products are thus easily preserved and keep their freshness.

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