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Lavender Tea Butterfly Green Loose Leaf 1kg 1000g


 Lavender Butterfly

The Tibetan Plateau, where the Lavender used in this remarkable tea blend is grown, could easily be listed as one of the great wonders of natural the world.


 The Plateau, often called the Rooftop of the World is about 4 times the size of France and stretches out between the magnificent peaks of the Himalayas at an average elevation of over 4500 meters. The plateau is home to brackish lakes, tundra, grasslands, and is the third least inhabited corner of the world after Antarctica and Greenland.
Still, from this arid vastness, nomadic tribesmen and their families have made a living, driving yaks from place to place and harvesting the best wild Lavender that grows around the lakes and grasslands under the big sky. When the flowers bloom, it is like a rippling ocean of fragrant purple. The nomad families pluck the flowers, dry them in the sun and bring them down from the mountains, usually into Lhasa. While the adults work, the children amuse themselves by trying to catch the many butterflies that are attracted to the fragrant flowers.

While it may seem hard to believe, a species of butterfly is actually native to the Himalayas and have adapted to the high altitudes. From one range to the next, 
 various species occur meaning that the butterflies in one area exist nowhere else. The sight of the pluckers’ children chasing after the multi-hued insects is one of magic 
and delight.  
 It’s an amazing tea from an amazing corner of the earth, the cup is second to none with notes of sweet grass, moss and honey leading to
 a finish sprinkled with peach, and floral tones.
Hunan Province/China
Hunan Province/China


Finest Hunan green tea is expertly blended with fresh picked Lavender to produce this outstanding blend.

 " an excellent dessert tea"
Perfectly balanced a superior flavour that's a must try for all lavender lovers.


Origin: China

Ingredients: Green tea, and Lavender petals

Region: Hunan Province 

Caffeine Guide: Low

Growing Altitudes: 1500 – 4500 feet above sea level

Antioxidant Content: Ultra High

Grade: Mao Jian Green

Infusion Colour: Bright, green

Process: Traditional

Aroma: Floral - Lavender

Taste: Notes of sweet grass, moss and

leading to a finish sprinkled with peach

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Anonymous (Stockport, GB)
Good stuff

I'm no tea expert but I keep coming back to it so I guess it's alright.

Hath (Leicester, GB)
My Favourite Tea

As a lavander fan I've been on a hunt for my favourite lavender based tea and this one is my all time winner! After receiving a sample I was hooked! It tastes and looks beautiful, arrived on time and in perfect condition! Can't recommend enough!

Melanie Smith (Lincoln, GB)
A nice relaxing tea

I fell in love with lavender tea in Venice years ago. A few years ago I was having difficulty sleeping and started mixing my own, taken half to three quarters of an hour before bedtime I found it really helped me sleep. I had to use this at 4.20 a.m. a couple of nights ago and it did help me nod off. Its dried aroma is very lavender but it is a nice delicate drink that I will happily sip at any time, thanks TeaCakes it’s not any easy one to find anywhere.

Tim Farnhill (York, GB)
Delicious - as ever

I have shopped several times at teacakes York and the tea is always delicious. This is no exception - it is a wonderful cuppa, the lavender is perfect - not too dominant. Very refreshing.

Mary Carter (Bristol, GB)
anytime cuppa

This is a delicious drink, taken whenever you need a sit down and chill. It tastes as good as it smells.
In no frills wrapper it is great value for money, try it!

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