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Organic black tea from Thailand

If you buy loose black tea from trees in our shop, you can be assured of getting organic tea. Thailand has a lot of old forest trees and the farmers do not suffer from the lack of material. They don’t try to squeeze the maximum yield, as is happens in China, where each tree is counted and marked. In Thailand, trees are not fertilized or sprayed with pesticides. Our organic black tea is powerful and “oily” by nature. That’s why you can steep it so many times! More...

As for loose-leaf black tea made from oolong bushes, we closely monitor the cultivation and production processes. Some of our suppliers are USDA organic certified, which guarantees pure, organic tea.

Sometimes a small farm doesn't bother to get an expensive certification but produces black tea from bug-bitten material. This also ensures that there are no pesticides on the leaf — cicadas won't fly over into a chemically treated plantation. Less...

Aged black tea

One can note, the name of our black teas begins with a year, just like pu-erhs'. The thing about black teas is that they store fine and mature beautifully. So we don't chase fresh black teas but value their age and quality. Aged black tea can have a very deep flavor and an incredibly powerful effect on the body. More...

We don't press cakes but prefer to keep black tea loose-leaf. According to our observations, highly oxidized tea (which black tea is) matures best in loose form while pressed black tea can become excessively acidic over time. Less...

What is Black tea or Red Tea (Hong Cha)

Black tea is a type of tea that is highly oxidized. The oxidation level ranges from 50 to 90%. In some sources, they refer to it as highly fermented tea but unlike shu pu-erhs, the dark color of the leaf is caused by the reaction with oxygen, and not the effect of the yeast or microorganisms. Actual heavy fermentation does not take place here.

In China, this tea is called “Red tea” or “Hong Cha” by the color of the infusion. More...

The producing technology of loose-leaf black tea usually fits into four stages: leaves withering, rolling, oxidation (depending on the variety and traditions of the region takes from 3 to 12 hours), and fixation — drying in a special cabinet or under the sun. Sun-dried black teas are called Shai Hongs. Thai black teas from old trees are oxidized for 9-10 hours.

The wonderful thing about black tea is that it can be made from any material, which means tea leaves of any biological species. It can be a bush of assamica, as in the case of Indian teas, or an oolong bush, or even a harvest from large old trees. In Thailand, it’s more often black tea from old trees (Gu Shu Hong Cha), although some oolong factories make black tea as well. Less...

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2018 Honey Black Tea Bug-bitten, Loose Leaf
A flavorful black tea, not a simple one, but bitten and aged. Harvested in May 2018’s from Jin Xuan Oolong bushes, bug-bitten leaves. As you can see, there are buds here, which is rare for the blac..
$12.00
2016 Old Trees Black Tea N1 Medium Oxidized, Loose Leaf
This black tea is mildly oxidized. It has a flavor of fruits and fresh buns. The taste is smooth and dense. In the dominant are fruits with light notes of bread crust, cloves, and chocolate candies. C..
$8.50
2019 Dian Hong Black Tea Old Trees
Strong black tea from 300-500-year-old trees. These trees are growing in the wild forest and tea is 100% organic. High-quality material. Chinese Dian Hong tea technology applied. The dominant taste..
$9.00
2021 Gaba Assam Black Tea Rolled
If you liked our rolled Assam tea, GABA Assam will probably be to your liking as well. As it happens, GABA teas are most often made from oolong material. And this is, in fact, for a good reason. Oolo..
$8.00
2017 Old Trees Organic Black Tea N3, Loose Leaf
Loose black tea from 100-300-year-old trees, the highest quality material.This is a classic black tea from trees. It is well-fermented and possesses an invigorating strong taste with many semitones an..
$8.50
2019 Lightly Oxidized Sun-Dried Black Tea, Loose Leaf
This sun-dried black tea is a younger version of 2017 Lightly-oxidized Shai Hong tea. We sell it separately since its taste is quite different. The tea is made as delicately as possible: withering,..
$9.50
2017 Lightly Oxidized Sun-Dried Black Tea , Loose Leaf
Loose black tea from 200-500-year-old Thai trees of winter 2017-2018 harvest. Made by a unique technology: oxidation of twisted leaves goes while drying in the sun. It has a bright and delicate flora..
$9.50
2020 Ancient Trees Organic Black Tea N6, Loose Leaf
Classical black tea from the old tea trees of northern Thailand. The factory is certified according to the USDA Organic standard.In the strong taste of this tea, you can find dried fruits, light caram..
$8.00
2014 Aged Assam Black Tea, Loose Leaf
Aged black tea from young Assam trees of about 60 years old. This black tea possesses a light fruity-berrish aroma. The taste is rich and dense with a predominance of buns, bread and light fruity not..
$8.00
2018 Ruan Zhi Black Tea gr. A, Loose Leaf
Black tea from Ruan Zhi Oolong leaves.Tea captivates with its freshness and softness. It is very carefully oxidized and roasted, so the infusion is of oolong amber color. This black has an oily flowe..
$10.00
2016 Jin Xuan Black Tea gr. A, Loose Leaf
High-grade black tea made from Jin Xuan oolong bushes leaves. High mountain tea from 1400 meters. This tea has a delicate and subtle aroma of biscuits and fruits. The taste is slightly breadish and s..
$12.00
2016 Jin Xuan Black Tea Strong Roasted, Loose Leaf
Strong-roasted black tea from Jin Xuan oolong leaves. High mountain tea from 1400 meters.Due to pretty strong fire, this black tea has some similarity with Wu Yi Shan Oolongs style. The aroma of rinse..
$9.00
2017 Assam Rolled Organic Black Tea, Loose Leaf
Loose organic black tea from young Assam tree leaves. Do not be confused by its appearance, It is twisted in the manner of Taiwanese Oolongs and looks like Hong Shui. But this is a bush of Assamica, ..
$7.50
2016 Ruan Zhi Loose Black Tea Premium
In the taste of tea, there is cherry, cinnamon, buns and a whole bunch of spices. At the same time, tea is distinguished by softness and density. This tea is made from a valuable and capricious Rua..
$15.00
2015 Ancient Trees Loose Black Tea N6 Aged
This is black tea from 100-300 years old tea trees that grow in the north of Thailand. USDA Organic certified. It possesses bright floral flavor in which especially clearly can be traced tulips...
$32.00
2016 Assam Burmese Loose Black Tea gr. B
Assam Black tea from Myanmar (Burma).This is an inexpensive and simple black tea for daily use. It is pretty well roasted, but not enough to be treated as high-fire tea. The foreground taste is domina..
$24.00
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Buy black tea in bulk

We like to drink black tea, a lot. And as we can see, so do you. We believe there is never too much of a good tea and since quality black tea will only become more interesting and valuable with age, we propose to buy black tea in bulk and give good discounts on some particular ones.

Check for discount option in the weight selector:

  • -15% for on 500g pack,
  • -20% on 1kg pack.

When you order organic black tea from our shop you get the tea with fast delivery (5 days to US and Canada by DHL) directly from the source. We offer a 50% discount on delivery fees for orders over 99 USD.

And if you’re planning to order over 10 kilos, feel free to ask for the wholesale price. Choose any convenient way to contact us: FB Messenger, WhatsApp, Telegram or just send an email.

Unique loose-leaf organic black tea from big old trees of Thailand at a great price that will only gain in value — this is what we offer.

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Black tea benefits

Black tea tones up the body, activates blood circulation, lowers cholesterol, burns fats, and freshens the breath. The high content of tannin promotes the healing of damaged mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract.

In addition, black tea is a natural antidepressant that relieves irritability and stress, leaving a sense of peace and inner comfort. The Chinese say, this tea (“Hong Cha”) “raises the heat in the heart”, that is, it warms the body and gives a sensation of warmth in the soul. Black tea is especially useful for the “cold” type of people (susceptible to cold, with fast fatigue and drowsiness). And for everyone else - this is the best choice in the cold season!

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Customer Reviews
2016 Old Trees Black Tea N1 Medium Oxidized, Loose Leaf
2016 Old Trees Black Tea N1 Medium Oxidized, Loose Leaf
It's probably softer than #3, but that softness allows it to be brewed a little stronger. Personally, I think it's great. Perfect tea for spring, early fall. Very pronounced, gives strong condition.
Alexander Kostylev, 21/11/2021
2017 Old Trees Organic Black Tea N3, Loose Leaf
2017 Old Trees Organic Black Tea N3, Loose Leaf
My favorite numbered red tea. The flavor is mild, with prunes dominating. Also citrus notes. And gives the most powerful condition.
Alexander Kostylev, 21/11/2021
2021 Gaba Assam Black Tea Rolled
2021 Gaba Assam Black Tea Rolled
A gentle black tea with a fruity tart-sweetness in aroma, a touch of floral note, and lightly earthy. Not a typical black tea in flavour, as it seems to have some oolong elements. Medium mouth-feel ...
rudi hermawan, 08/10/2021
2019 Dian Hong Black Tea Old Trees
2019 Dian Hong Black Tea Old Trees
This is a dense black tea with a medium mouth feel. The aroma is earthy of bitter cacao, caramel, brown sugar, with a long fruity after taste. I get no astringency from longer steeps, and the tea ha...
rudi hermawan, 07/10/2021

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