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Spicy Jalapeno

If you’re a fan of hot and spicy food, you’ll definitely appreciate Spicy Jalapeno tea, mint, and chocolate and jalapeno - did you say chocolate and Jalapeno?  jalapeños (ha-la-PEEN-yos) - FYI - Chipotles are dried, smoked jalapeños.

Jalapeños are rich in vitamins A, C and potassium. They also have carotene, an antioxidant that may help fight cell damage in your body.  It also has folate, vitamins K, and B.

Many of their health benefits come from a compound called capsaicin. That's what makes the peppers spicy.

Weight Loss and Blood Sugar Control
You may have heard that spicy food helps you drop extra pounds. While peppers aren't a silver bullet for slimming down, studies have shown that eating peppers regularly can speed up metabolism, help burn fat, and curb your appetite.

Eating chilli peppers before a high-carb meal may also help prevent blood sugar spikes.

What does it taste like? 

Peppermint with a chocolaty finish and a kick of heat

What are the benefits:

  • Caffeine-free
  • Anti-inflammatory - improves circulation
  • Natural pain reliever

50g of this tea makes around 12-16 cups of tea   

Ingredients:  Peppermint leaves, Calendula petals, Rooibos, Jalapeno, Cacao bean pieces, Natural flavours

Antioxidant Level: Medium  / Caffeine Content : None

 

STEEPING TIME

TEA CUP

8oz (237ml)

10oz (296ml)

12oz (355ml)

AMOUNT

1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon"

1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon”

1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon

MILD

3-5 min

3-5 min

3-5 min

MEDIUM

4-5 min

4-5 min

4-5 min

STRONG

6-7 min

6-7 min

6-7 min

The Amazing Tea Company recommends 3-5 minutes

 

IDEAL BREWING TEMPERATURE: 85ºC/185ºF. For Food Safety reasons bring water to 100ºC/212ºF and let it cool down to 85ºC/185ºF.

HOT BREWING METHOD:
Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9oz / 200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Briefly infuse with freshly boiled water and then pour off. Re-infuse the tea and pour after about 1 minute or longer to taste.

ICED TEA BREWING METHOD (Individual Serving):
Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose leaf or 1 tea bag into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving over the tea leaves. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the tea leaves, or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Sweeten and/or add lemon to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced rooibos tea is to increase the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted