Green tea from China with the delicate flavors of lemon and lime.
A happy marriage of great taste and proven health benefits. Just the right touch of citrus flavors to liven up the cup. Makes a light and refreshing drink that's popular both hot and iced. If you are new to green tea, this lightly flavored tea may be a good place to start.
Lemon, a common fruit these days, has a long and questionable history. Many countries claim to be its birthplace, including China, Malaysia, Iran and the Indus Valley. The latter may win given the discovery of a lemon-shaped earring there, dating from 2500BC. In the second century of our era, lemons were grown in Libya and exported to Rome. There is even a picture of lemon in the mosaic at Pompeii. Lemon's popularity grew during the Middle Ages, when it was called upon to spice up bland meals. And, in an usual twist lemons were used by the ladies in the court of Louis XIV to accent their lips with a touch of rouge.