“Nancy is always on the go and likes to spend time on a morning run around the neighborhood. Or visit a gym or a sports club. She follows the latest trends about a healthy lifestyle. And is keen to try new healthy recipe’s.”
Do you know a Nancy? Or have a person in mind that sounds like her and you need to shop a gift for? Then you are at the right place. In this tea gift guide we list our recommendations for gifts concerning tea. If you want to explore other tea gift guides, click here.
Recommended tea for Nancy: Green tea
Green tea originated in China, but its production has spread to many countries in Asia. Green tea is processed and grown in a variety of ways, depending on the type of green tea desired. As a result of these methods, maximum amounts of polyphenols and volatile organic compounds are retained, affecting aroma and taste. It does contain caffeine, but has less of it compared to black tea. The stimulant also releases it’s active power in a slower manner than the caffeine in a cup of coffee. Green tea is known for it’s healthy aspects and is used for general wellbeing for centuries.
Recommended tea blend for Nancy: Genmaicha Green Tea
Genmaicha is also known as brown rice or popcorn green tea. It is the Japanese name for green tea combined with roasted brown rice. The reference to popcorn is because a few grains of the rice pop during the roasting process and resemble popcorn. The tea is popular in detoxing proceses or by those persons fasting for religious purposes. The sugar and starch from the rice cause the tea to have a warm, full flavor that is similar to that of nuts. The catechins are powerful antioxidants in tea that help neutralize free radicals. It is considered easy to drink and helps one’s stomach feel better.