Manipur Black


Manipur Black is handcrafted, full leaf ORTHODOX BLACK TEA made from the wild teas of Pangen Village in Southern Manipur, which is nestled at an elevation of about 2000 feet above sea level. These tea plants are MORE THAN ORGANIC, they thrived in the natural habitat of Forest Mountain, which have never seen any form of chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, weedicides, etc) at any point in time. They are nurtured by nature through its bio-diverse ecosystem.

50 gm
75 gm
100 gm


These teas are Handpicked, Indoor & Outdoor Withered, Hand-rolled and Sun-dried.

Texture/Mouth feel

It’s has a peculiar body which lingers on the mouth for some time, which gives a whole new experience to the mouth and tongue. It’s not dry and also has a clean body. A slight bitter note but vanishes quickly. It also has a flickering sweet note but very mild.

Aroma & Flavor


Tea Liquor Color

It’s very clean and transparent. You’ll not find much sediments or floating particles in the tea liquor. The color of the tea liquor is deep copper red/golden red.


  • Nutrients: High on thearubigins & theaflavin (antioxidant), carotenoids, amino acids, natural fibers, flavor Volatiles, theanine, Phenolic Acids & depsides, caffeine and other important compounds.
  • More than ORGANIC: These plants have never seen any form of chemicals at any point in time. They are nurtured by nature, the bio-diversity of the forest mountains supply and provide all needed nutrients and resistant for the plant to grow.
  • Pure & Natural: These plants are grown in remote wilderness of mountain forest, far off from any economic activities. They are subjected to minimal man-made pollutions. As pure & natural as one can get.
  • 100+ Years Old Plant: These are plants which are fully grown trees. Most of them are more than 100+ years old. They have much deeper root system which absorb more nutrients and important compounds from the forest soil.
  • Fully Hand Crafted: The tea are hand processed by artisans. The tender tea leaves are more intact, it retain more nutrients & important compounds than machine made teas.
  • Our products are FSSAI certified.

Normal Brewing

  • Leaves/Water Equation : 2 grams of dry tea leaves in 150 ml of hot water
  • Use hot water at about 95 degree Celsius
  • Do not boil the tea leaves
  • Brew the tea leaves for about a minute in the hot water
  • Strain it and enjoy the taste of nature and the richness of forest bio-diversity
  • The tea leaves can be steeped multiple times, which makes it good value for money

Gong Fu Brewing

  • Leaves/Water Equation : 5 grams of dry tea leaves in 100 ml of hot water
  • Use hot water at about 90 degree Celsius
  • Brew the tea leaves for about 10-20 seconds in the first infusion
  • Increase the brewing period by about 5-10 seconds for every subsequent infusions
Additional information

50 gm, 75 gm, 100 gm

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