Try to explore a plethora of tea flavors or create your own blend!
While tea bags are convenient and great for quick brewing, loose leaf teas offer themselves to more of a ritual kind. It’s like creating your own concoction from tons of teas with specific characteristic. Loose leaf teas are of better quality, highlighting much better taste and aroma than what's offered in conventional tea bags.
Also, making loose leaf tea is more sustainable as most tea bag wrappers are coated in plastic on the inside, so they aren’t recyclable.
If you want to explore more loose leaf teas, you can find them sold in bulk from these online shops in Metro Manila.
If you are a regular tea drinker, or if you’re starting out and you want to fully experience what loose leaf tea has to offer, check out Harvest Moon PH. Try their Herbal Tulsi blend especially crafted to provide the ultimate daily boost for body's defenses.
For more details and inquiries, visit Harvest Moon PH’s Facebook page.
For starters who don’t want to experiment yet on blending loose leaf teas, you may try out PYUR Tea’s Premium sunrise & sunset tea blends with floral and tangy notes.
For more details and inquiries, visit PYUR Tea’s Facebook page.
Steep & Steer is a home-based online shop located in Pasay City. They offer a variety of loose leaf teas in classic and blended flavors that come in 30g pack.
Check out their bestsellers: Antidote (PHP130) a mix of green tea, ginger, lemon, and mint; Ruby Red (PHP130) a sweet concoction of hibiscus, goji, mint, and stevia; and Forty Winks (PHP160) a blend of rose, chamomile, and lavender for a good night slumber.
For more details and inquiries, visit Steep & Stir’s Facebook page.
Enjoy the health benefits of loose leaf without having to spend so much with Tea Source MNL. They make quality tea affordable so everyone can experience healthier living.
For more details and inquiries, visit Tea Source MNL’s Facebook page.
Get yourself a dose of organic tea from Philocalist by Venus to detoxify your body, boost your immune system, and improve digestion. They offer loose leaf tea in different blends starting at PHP60 for 15g pocket size good for 6-8 cups.
You may choose from their Top 5 Blends: Sencha Green Tea, Egyptian Hibiscus, Thai Butterfly Pea Blue Tea, Chamomile Apple, and Peach Oolong.
Philocalist by Venus is located at EGI Homes 1 Mola St. in La Paz, Makati City. For more details and inquiries, visit their Facebook page.
Theored's Shop offers a wide array of loose leaf blends ranging from fruity to minty, to herbal teas and refreshing concoctions. You may choose from their Blissful Blend, Pink Potion, and Rosy Sangria.
For more details and inquiries, visit Theored's Shop’s Facebook page.
Living up to its brand name, Xari, which means hug in a cup, provides warm and comfort in each sip. Their offering three (3) flavors of their Premium Loose Leaf Tea: Charm, Relish, and Sherry in PHP110/30g and in PHP210/50g packs.
For more details and inquiries, visit Xari's Facebook page.
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Cover images grabbed from Harvest Moon PH (left) and Theored's Shop (right).