FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

1-2 business days Australia wide. Dispatch same day (if ordered before 2pm).

Free shipping on all orders over $49. Flat rate of $9.90 for all orders under $49.

All of our tea is grown, hand picked & packed in the moist fertile lands of Japan.

We do not accept returns as this is a food product and want to ensure the quality of the tea is uncompromised for all our customers.

If refridgerated our tea can be stored for up to a year without any affect to the quality.

Yes. If you are a business looking to place bulk orders please contact us.

Green tea has been shown to lower total and LDL cholesterol, as well as protect the
LDL particles from oxidation. Observational studies show that green tea drinkers have a
lower risk of cardiovascular disease.<br>
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23780706
https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/138/8/1548S/4750815

The bioactive compounds in green tea can have various protective effects on the brain.
They may reduce the risk of both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, the two most common
neurodegenerative disorders.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15350981
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19040558
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26092629

Some controlled trials show that green tea can cause mild reductions in blood sugar
levels. It may also lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
This meta-analysis suggested that green tea had favorable effects, ie, decreased fasting
glucose and Hb A1c concentrations. Subgroup analyses showed a significant reduction in
fasting insulin concentrations in trials with high Jadad scores.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23803878

The catechins in green tea may inhibit the growth of bacteria and some viruses. This can
lower the risk of infections and lead to improvements in dental health, a lower risk of caries
and reduced bad breath.
Streptococcus mutans is the primary harmful bacteria in the mouth. It causes plaque
formation and is a leading contributor to cavities and tooth decay.
Studies show that the catechins in green tea can inhibit the growth of Streptococcus
mutans. Green tea consumption is associated with improved dental health and a lower
risk of caries
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25538470
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226360
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23055579