Dried Tangerine Peel Tea Introduction
Tangerines are a citrus fruit very similar to oranges, but smaller in size and not as perfectly round. They are also much sweeter than oranges and less sour. It is a very tasty fruit, but not everybody knows that a delicious tea is made from its peel. We all know tangerines are a very healthy fruit, but the peel also contains a smorgasbord of different vitamins and important minerals. So you not only get an amazing tea, but many health benefits that go with it.
With its sweet flavor and slightly bitter aftertaste, tangerine peel tea is a must have for any tea lover. The smell is another important component of this tea because the dried peel has such a strong aroma that it spreads throughout the whole room.
Tangerine got its name because it was first brought over to Europe and the United States from Tangier in Morocco. It is native to Asia and came to the west in 19th century. Its genetics still haven’t been thoroughly researched so it is unclear whether tangerines belong to the mandarin family or if they’re just closely related. Depending on the region, tangerines are harvested from winter to early spring.
The tea is made by first washing the fruit and drying it with a towel. Then the outer skin is carefully peeled in equal parts, avoiding starching because that damages it. The peels are finally set out to dry with the inner white part turned to the sun and stored in a dry place. This meticulous process has been improved upon for hundreds of years, until it was perfect. It ensures that the quality of the tea will be extremely high because the peels were produced with such care and love.
When you buy this tea, you get fairly big pieces of the dried peel which you then steep to make the tea. Because the skin is dried naturally and in controlled conditions, all the important nutrients and vitamins are preserved as well as the aroma and taste. The best tea comes from Xinhui, which is a region in China that produces the best quality dried peels.
In China, where this tea originated, tangerine peel is known as chenpi or chimpi. People first started to recognize the importance of it during the Song Dynasty (10.-13th century). Chenpi was not only used to make tea, but it was also a famous seasoning for cooking and an important ingredient of Chinese traditional medicine. That makes it an essential part of Chinese culture that was luckily brought over to the west.
So if you’re a fan of citrus fruit, you will love dried tangerine peel tea and will be mesmerized by its distinctive aroma and flavor. It is a great addition to many meals and can be enjoyed throughout the different seasons. You should definitely add this tea to your tea collection.
Taste and Smell Profile
• Flavor: Sweet and floral
• Color: Yellow
• Smell: Sweet
Dried Tangerine Peel Profile
• Before Brewing: Orange, crunchy
• After Brewing: Soft and mushy
About AiryTea Dried Tangerine Peel Tea Package
• Tea Type: Dried Tangerine Peel Tea
• Weight: 70g
• Shelf Life: 18 months
• Tea Storage Recommendation: Store it in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.
Top 10 Dried Tangerine Peel Tea Benefits
Since tangerine peel is used in traditional Chinese medicine, that can give you a clue of how healthy and nourishing this tea is. It contains vitamins C, E, A and K, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, folate, and minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, and zinc.
It has been traditionally used to help with cold and flu symptoms and is known to warm up your body. Tangerine tea can offer relief for digestive issues and calms down an upset stomach. It is a great tea for women because it can reduce PMS symptoms like cramping, bloating, and headaches, and it aids pregnant women by reducing the symptoms of morning sickness. It also contains important antioxidants that help fight off disease, detoxifies your body of harmful toxins, and has the ability to calm your mind, getting rid of stress and helping you sleep better.
Read more about the top 10 dried tangerine peel tea benefits below.
1. Tangerine Peel Tea Helps with Morning Sickness
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How To Brew / Prepare Dried Tangerine Peel Tea?
Add dried tangerine peel tea in hot water and let it steep from 5-10 minutes, depending on how strong you want your tea to be. You can also add honey and mint to get the extra flavor. You can drink this tea cold as well and it’s very refreshing. Simply cool down your tea, add some ice and enjoy your cold beverage.
Dried Tangerine Peel 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 mulberry tea. This method will take around 10 to 30 days to arrive.
- For everyone who wants to try our mulberry 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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