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Kenya Purple Tea Full Leaf

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Kenyan Purple Tea

Introducing Kenyan Purple Whole Leaf – a unique and flavorful selection of purple tea from the beautiful country of Kenya. This tea is a one-of-a-kind treat for tea-lovers everywhere! Perfect for those looking for a fresh and exciting new tea to try. The first thing you'll detect is its distinct purple hue – a result of the ultra-rare purple tea bushes from which this tea is harvested. The flavor is a delectable combination of floral and light notes, creating a luxurious and delicate brew unlike any other. But Kenyan Purple Whole Leaf offers more than just flavor. This tea is also packed with antioxidants and other nutrients, giving it more health benefits than many other types of tea. So, why not make Kenyan Purple Whole Leaf your go-to tea? Enjoy its health benefits and beautiful flavor from the comfort of your own home. Let this tea transport you to the vibrant fields of Kenya whenever you indulge in a cup. Join the purple tea revolution today!

What is Kenyan Purple Tea?

Kenyan Purple Tea is a unique variety of tea made from the Camellia Sinensis plant. This type of tea is mainly grown in the Nandi Hills of Kenya by small farmers and is different from other varieties. While other tea leaves are usually green, Kenyan Purple Tea leaves have a stunning purple hue. The flavor profile of Kenyan Purple Tea is light, strong and fruity - and can have a touch of citrus with an addition of lemon juice. In addition to the beautiful color, Kenyan Purple Tea has a low caffeine content and a higher anthocyanin content than other types of tea. Kenyan purple tea lovers will appreciate its unique color, flavor and health benefits.

Health Benefits of Kenyan Purple Tea

The health benefits of Kenyan purple tea are numerous. First, the purple color of the tea leaves is due to a higher proportion of anthocyanins, which are antioxidants that are thought to have various health benefits. This purple leaf tea, made from the Camellia Sinensis plant, has a distinct flavor profile that is both strong and sweet. It also has a low caffeine content and is considered beneficial for people of all ages due to its high antioxidant content. Additionally, the beautiful tea leaves come from small Kenyan farmers in the Nandi Hills, making for a fresh cup of tea! Lemon juice can be added to the tea for additional flavor and health benefits. Potential health benefits include reducing inflammation, boosting the immune system, improving brain health, and protecting against chronic diseases.

History of Kenyan Purple Tea

The history of Kenyan purple tea dates back to 2011 when a unique variety of the Camellia Sinensis plant with purple colored leaves was discovered in the fertile soils of Nandi Hills. The tea leaves were first developed by small-scale Kenyan farmers who used traditional methods to grow the purple-colored tea leaves. It first came onto the market in 2011 and has since become a popular tea specialty in many parts of the world. The flavor profile of Kenyan purple tea is described as fruity and floral with a pleasant deep purple hue. To enhance the flavor, lemon juice can be added to the tea, which brings out the sweet notes even further. This type of tea leaf is known for its high content of anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that are believed to reduce the risk of certain diseases. It also contains a low caffeine content, making it an ideal tea for anyone who wants to enjoy the sweet taste without too much caffeine.  The dried leaves can be brewed like any other type of tea and enjoyed hot or cold. Kenyan purple tea is not only a delight for tea drinkers, but is also an important source of income for many small farmers who grow it.


Recipe: How to Steep Kenyan Purple Tea 

Kenyan Purple Tea Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon Kenya Purple Tea 
  • Splash of fresh lemon juice 
  • 8 ounces water


  1. Bring the water to a boil, between 175*F and 185*F.
  2. Add the Kenyan Purple tea to a tea infuser and place in a cup. 
  3. Allow the tea to steep for 3  minutes.
  4. Remove the infuser and add a splash of fresh lemon juice, enjoy!


Kenyan purple tea is known to be high in anthocyanins and low in caffeine, making it an excellent choice for anyone looking for an antioxidant-rich drink. Drinking Kenyan purple tea can also provide important nutrients with numerous health benefits.

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  • 5
    Perfect quality

    Posted by Angela Blackley on Jan 28th 2022

    Beautiful tea leaves I would use the recipe for green or white tea with this one though. Quite strong with a lot of tannin