Green Tea

All tea, including green, black and oolong come from the same plant- the Camellia sinensis plant. Green tea is made from leaves that have been unoxidized. The leaves are hand harvested with care to keep the leaves whole and unbroken preventing oxidization. The leaves are steamed to capture the green color and flavor and any further unintended oxidization. This minimal and gentle processing of the leaves gives green tea superior antioxidant and polyphenol levels, as more of the health benefiting qualities of the tea leaves are preservedGreen tea contains low levels of caffeine and often can be enjoyed throughout the day.  

We Are Notoriously Picky About Tea

Two Leaves and a Bud is notoriously picky about sourcing only organic, whole leaf green tea that provides delicious, yummy flavor! Our green teas are sourced in China using Japanese methods of steaming and then rolling the leaves to give the distinctive shape. 

We demand a lot from a cup of tea and now that you’ve found us, you can too!  

How to Brew Green Tea

Green teas require a lower temperature water for best flavor. A light boil of 180 degrees is recommended. Steep for 3-5 minutes.

Health Benefits of Green Tea

There are many health benefits of green tea. The polyphenols and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) compounds found in green tea have been shown to help reduce the risk of cancer, lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, boost metabolism and delivers powerful anti-oxidants to fight free radicals.

Let's Break It Down

Did you know that Two Leaves and a Bud tea company is unique in that our sachets and envelopes are compostable? Two Leaves has painstakingly sourced only plant-based packaging materials so the full flavor stays in your cup and out of landfills.  


6 Health Benefits of Green Tea

When your cup contains green tea you are accessing its incredible superpowers. The naturally occurring compounds in green tea, polyphenols and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), have been been shown to help reduce the risk of cancer, lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, boost metabolism, and deliver powerful antioxidants to fight free radicals.

Bringing Jasmine tea to life

For many of us, our first taste of Jasmine tea was in a Chinese restaurant, when someone at the table asked for hot tea to accompany the meal. The server brought out a teapot and a number of small, handle-less ceramic cups. The yellow-green liquid poured into these cups was fragrant and had a few loose tea leaves in it, because it was prepared without a filter.

What Is Matcha?

While you may have heard of Matcha, you may be wondering exactly what Matcha is. Chances are you’ve seen a new super drink in your local café or grocery tea aisle. It’s green, it’s mean and it’s definitely lean. Gaining popularity and accolades for health-benefits in recent years, matcha tea has become the new coffee. What makes this grassy sip so super?