What is Herbal Tea Direct Tea Made From?

Sweet tea leaves is the main ingredient of Herbal Tea Direct herbal tea range besides our added herbs for proven health benefits. Sweet tea leaves are a completely 100% natural green tea plant, the scientific name is Rubus Suavissimus S. Lee, a new item of Rosaceae Rubus which is sometimes called Ten-Cha (Japan) or Chinese Sweet Leaf (China). Ten-Cha is actually a generic term for sweet Chinese teas in Japan. Herbal Tea Direct sweet tea leaves are grown in the altitude of 800 to 2,000 meters in Guangxi Province China. Herbal Tea Direct Sweet tea is100% natural and organic with no pesticides, no water pollution and no heavy metal pollution.

Sweet Tea Leaves
Sweet Tea Plant

High Sweetness, Low Calories

Sweet tea leaves contain no sugar however has 5% ~ 8% high sweetness Rubusoside, a diterpene glycosides, low-calorie high sweet substance, 300 times than sucrose sweetness, the degree close to the pure sweet sugar, heat production is 1% of sucrose and no accumulation. It is the best sugar substitute for all ages.

Sweet Tea tree is the Rosaceae rubus plant leaf contains three indicators of tea: Tea Polyphenol, Amino acid(Theanine), Caffeine.

Rich in Various Nutrients

Sweet tea contains 18 kinds of amino acids and is also rich in various kinds of vitamins. The high nutrient content is one of the hallmarks of sweet tea.

Sweet Black Tea

High quality Chinese wild sweet tea leaves made with modern and traditional tea technology.  Sugar free but sweet still a sweet tea, can completely eliminate the concerns of those people who fear to drink tea while caffeine causes insomnia, who afraid of sugar (including diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, obesity patients).

Nutritional Facts of Rubus Suavissimus S.lee Leaves

Main Nutritional Facts

Every 100 Grams Content


Total amino acids



Sweet tea polyphenols



Vitamin C


Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B6

Vitamin E

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Nature and Health

Wild sweet tea leaves grown on the altitude of up to 2,000 meters in a pure natural environment, pollution-free. Sweet tea has a special taste, mellow flavour, quenching thirst, is a rare, valuable, new natural health tea for all seasons drinks.

Nutritional Facts of Products

100ml tea infusion prepared as directed (with no milk or sugar) typically gives you:




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Balancing Blood Pressure, Blood Lipid and Blood Sugar

Sweet tea rubusoside can reduce serum TC (total cholesterol), TG (triglycerides) and increase HDL-C (high density lipoprotein), significantly reduce high blood sugar induced by the STZ (alloxan).

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Sweet tea flavonoids help to strengthen capillaries, anti-oxidation, lower blood pressure.

Significant Anti-allergic Activity

It is found that sweet tea rubusoside (sweet tea glycosides 5-8%) and tannin hydrolytic inside are anti-allergic active substance, commonly used in Japan as the use of anti-pollen allergy.

Enhancing Resistance, Anti-aging

Sweet tea polyphenols and selenium can eliminate harmful free radicals, change the direction of carcinogen metabolism, reduce the oxidative damage of cell membrane and components of human cells, enhance the body resistance, so that to delay the person's life.

Antioxidant Activity

Sweet tea polyphenols have significant antioxidant, anti-sudden mutation, anti cancer, lower cholesterol, lower blood low-density lipoprotein, inhibit blood pressure, inhibit platelet aggregation, anti-bacterial, anti-food allergy, to improve the gastrointestinal microbial environment, the deodorizing effect. It is the best natural anti-oxidants widespread used.

Promoting Memory, Stimulating Growth and Development

Lysine of sweet tea is an important material synthesis variety of proteins from body and brain nerve, conducive to fitness brain, with the effect of promoting growth and development.

Improving Itching and Skin Whitening

Studies have found that cosmetics made from extracts from sweet tea can improve skin itching, and inhibit the decline in hyaluronic acid on skin and blood vessels and indirectly moist skin to achieve beauty results.

Rick Williams
Rick Williams


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