Darjeeling Himalaya

Black tea from India. Intense & perfumed blend

Darjeeling blend with a strong proportion of first flush recognizable by its numerous green particles. Clear in cup, intense and perfumed in mouth.

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85 to 90°C
We recommend a water temperature in between 85 to 90°C (185-194°F)

3-5 min
It is the standard time for infusion, but you can adapt it according to your taste

When to drink ?
Better in the morning 

Dosage2g per cup

To learn more...

How to prepare Darjeeling Himalaya tea? 

India is the second largest tea producing country in the world!

And yes, its teas are now recognized worldwide for their excellence and quality.

And if we ask you the most famous Indian tea you tell us ....? Darjeeling of course! 

How to prepare this delicate tea harvested in the heights of the Himalayas so that it reveals all its flavors? 

We advise you to let 2 grams of tea infuse for 3 minutes in simmering water between 85°C and 90°C. Be careful, do not boil the water, it could burn the tea leaves.

But we can't repeat it enough: the secret of a good tea is to enjoy it first! If you prefer your tea stronger, you can let it steep longer. On the other hand, if you are looking for a more subtle result, you can reduce the brewing time. 

Regardless of the brewing time, the liquor will always remain light and golden in color. 

The history of Darjeeling Himalaya tea 

The prestigious Darjeeling tea plantations are located at the foot of the Himalayas, this altitude provides an ideal climate for the camellia sinensis.

The first tea plantations in India appeared in 1856, especially around Darjeeling. 

Darjeeling is a Protected Geographical Indication recognized by the European Union. 

Thus, only a hundred or so gardens are authorized to produce this exceptional tea. 

Speaking of exception, Darjeeling is often called the "Champagne of teas"! On the one hand for its teas which are of great quality. But also because, like champagne, its production is limited to this PGI.

Darjeeling is harvested several times a year. You may know the First Flush

This spring harvest is the first of the season and is very popular with tea lovers. It usually produces fresh teas with exceptional herbal notes. 

Other harvests usually take place in summer and autumn, with more full-bodied teas but always of great quality! 

The virtues of Darjeeling Himalaya tea 

Like all black teas, Darjeeling Himalaya tea has many virtues.

First of all, the tea allows you to reach very easily the recommended daily water consumption, normally about 2L of water per day. 

A hydrated body and a healthy body. This helps prevent digestive problems, skin problems, headaches... 

Darjeeling tea is also rich in antioxidants. Perfect to improve blood circulation and fight against diseases related to aging. Antioxidants help maintain better cardiovascular health by optimizing and reducing the risk of stroke. 

In some cases, black tea is used to stabilize blood sugar or regulate fats in the body. It is a real source of well-being and to some extent helps to avoid chronic diseases such as diabetes or cholesterol. 

Black tea contains a lot of tannins, perfect to promote digestive comfort, facilitate digestion and reduce bloating.

Finally, black tea is very rich in catechins. This active ingredient is a real ally for weight loss thanks to its slimming virtues.

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Catherine S. published the 08/06/2024 following an order made on 21/05/2024



Thomas K. published the 26/04/2024 following an order made on 10/04/2024


Ein besonders guter und aromatischer Darjeeling, wie ich ihn liebe, da nicht so muskatelllastig, aber voll Aroma

Catherine M. published the 26/02/2024 following an order made on 07/02/2024


Je suis en train de déguster une tasse de ce thé exceptionnel. Un des meilleurs Darjeeling qu’il m’est été donné de déguster. Je recommande ce thé exceptionnel.

Alison D. published the 24/01/2024 following an order made on 07/01/2024


J'ai commandé le Darjeeling Himalaya, comme d'habitude. Je l'adore

Muriel D. published the 20/01/2024 following an order made on 06/01/2024


Mêmes remarques que pour le "Earl Grey.