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Kukicha Twig Green Loose Tea - ORGANIC 4 oz. Kukicha is a traditional beverage in Japan that is made from the roasted stems and stalks of the tea plant (Camellia Sinensis). This process delivers a rich roasted flavor and aroma. Because it is comprised of mainly twigs and stems, this tea is very low in caffeine. Kukicha is also perfect for blending with any of our black, green or oolong teas. Kukicha Green Tea is rich in many healthy properties that include minerals such as Zinc, Selenium, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, and Fluoride. This tea also contains Vitamins C, B1, B2, Niacin, Vitamin A, Theanine, Catechins (polyphenols), Flavonoids, and Amino Acids. There are many health benefits to drinking Kukicha Green Tea. They include: Contains six times more calcium than cows milk thereby helping to build bone density Contains 2 1/2 times more Vitamin C than oranges Reduces high blood pressure. Helps with digestion. Combats fatigue Benefits people suffering from bladder infection and heart diseases Reduces the risk of certain types of cancer. Fluoride helps reduce plaque and bacterial infection Helps lower cholesterol levels. Low in Caffeine Burns fat Kukicha is both mild and soothing with a hint of cinnamon. You will receive your tea in the beautiful gift bags shown in the picture on this listing. On the backside of the middle and larger bags, the bag is clear to view the tea. We hunted high and low for these bags and just love them. They are very elegant and will enhance your tea experience as well as make our teas perfectly suited for gift giving. You will receive 4 oz. of loose tea, which is approximately 1.25 cups. Depending on how strong you like your tea, this amount will make approximately 50-60 cups of tea. The 4 ounce bag is the middle one shown in the picture. If you would like 8 ounces, just buy two quantities, and we will package your tea in the larger 8 ounce bag shown in the picture. The picture in this listing is the actual tea you will receive. This is not a stock photo but a picture taken by us of the tea we provide, and drink ourselves. :-) Please peruse our store for other teas you may enjoy! THANKS SO MUCH AND HAVE A BLESSED DAY!