Buckwheat Tea Introduction
Buckwheat is an interesting and often confusing food because it’s not wheat and it’s not even a grain, but it is small triangular fruit seed that’s related to rhubarb which is a vegetable. It tastes like a starchy carbohydrate but it’s gluten-free. Sounds complicated, right? Fear not, buckwheat is actually a very simple food that you can get familiar with in no time. It has been cultivated for more than 6000 years in Asia. So it’s been around for a very long time and it’s known for its medicinal benefits.
Also known as tartary tea, buckwheat tea is made from the roasted buckwheat kernels which is known as soba-cha or from the leaves of the plant which are then steeped in hot water. This tea is very famous in Japan, Korea, and China and it has been drunk for many years. Only recently has its popularity reached us in the western part of the world.
Soba-cha tea has a delicious nutty flavor because of the roasted buckwheat which makes is it a very interesting tea. It is definitely different from your regular herbal teas, but that’s what makes it so special. Popular teas like green, white or oolong tea have the flavor that all of us are used to, but that can become boring over time. That’s why trying buckwheat tea will rekindle your love towards tea and surprise you with its unique taste.
You should also consider this tea if you want to remove caffeine from your diet. Green tea, for example, contains caffeine and although it is a great substitute for coffee, it could still keep you awake at night. That’s why buckwheat tea is a perfect beverage for anyone who wants to have a healthy caffeine-free diet. It will not disturb your sleeping pattern at all, and it can actually help you fall asleep quicker because it has nice calming properties.
Apart from its distinctive flavor and smell, people drink buckwheat tea because of its healing properties. This is something that Asian people knew for centuries and that is becoming more and more apparent. Buckwheat is an amazing grain to eat as well and it has been recently called a superfood, so it’s no wonder that drinking this tea can be very beneficial for your health.
If you are someone who loves to explore the amazing world of tea, then buckwheat is a tea that you should not dismiss. It will give range to your tea collection and you can brew a steaming cup whenever you feel an urge to mix up your tea routine and surprise your taste buds with something completely different.
Taste and Smell Profile
• Flavor: Sweet and floral
• Color: Yellow
• Smell: Sweet
• Before Brewing: Yellow, crunchy
• After Brewing: Soft and mushy
About AiryTea Buckwheat Tea Package
• Tea Type: Buckwheat Tea
• Weight: 500g
• Shelf Life: 18 months
• Tea Storage Recommendation: Store it in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.
Top 10 Buckwheat Tea Benefits
Enjoyed both hot and cold, buckwheat tea is one of the most delicious beverages that is often liked even by the youngest of the tea drinkers. So why exactly should you taste it at least once?
Well, there are so many reasons for that. If you suffer from high or low blood sugar levels, this amazing beverage will regulate it in no time. If you drink this tea regularly, you can forget about gallstones because fibers in this tea will protect you.
Stress will be a thing of the past if you decide to try buckwheat tea because it has such an amazing relaxing properties that will soothe your mind and body. It is a perfect beverage to enjoy after a long day at work in order to unwind and release the stress from your body. You will also notice that you feel much calmer and collected and will have better reactions.
If you’re still not completely convinced why you must try buckwheat tea, then this top ten benefits will definitely change your mind.
1. Buckwheat Tea is Gluten Free
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How To Brew / Prepare Buckwheat Tea?
Add 10 grams or one tablespoon of buckwheat tea into a teapot and then add 500ml of hot water and cover the teapot lid. It’s best to use a tea infuser in order to easily remove the tea from the teapot. Let the tea brew for about three minutes to get the best taste. When the brewing time is over, simply pour the tea into teacups and enjoy your delicious tea!
Buckwheat Tea Shipping Times
We are proud to offer two great shipping methods that will suit everyone’s needs.
Flat Rate Shipping
- Great for people who are not in a hurry and want to save on even more for buckwheat tea. This method will take around 10 to 30 days to arrive.
- For everyone who wants to try our buckwheat tea as soon as possible, pick this method and get your tea in just 1 to 5 business days.
Please note: this excludes handling time, which is usually less than 24 hours. However, if there are certain situations beyond our control (such as the post office being closed) it may take up to 72 hours for your package to be shipped.
If you have changed your mind regarding the tea, you can return the unopened package to us and we will be more than happy to give you a refund. Please contact us (with your order number) to proceed with the request.
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