The earl grey tea is a specialized tea blend that is obtained by mixing black tea leaves with the oil that is extracted from the skin or outer covering of a fragrant citrus fruit called bergamot orange. No other tea provides the distinctive flavor of earl grey tea. The tea got its name after the British prime minster, the 2nd Earl Grey who was in office in Britain during 1830s.
The bergamot orange citrus plant is grown specifically for earl grey tea in Calabria province of Italy. The plant is also grown in France, Turkey and Mauritius, though on a lower scale. The oil of bergamot orange has health benefits and is used in aromatherapy.
Other uses of Earl Grey Tea
The earl grey tea aroma is used for flavoring confectionery and cakes including savoury sauces and chocolates. For using earl tea bags for these purposes, you need to boil the tea bags with the basic stock of these items for few minutes and then discard the bags.
Naturz Earl Grey Tea
The Naturz Earl Grey tea has a perfect combination of black tea and the distinctive citrus flavor that is extracted from the rind of bergamot orange. The pyramid tea bags allow the tea bag contents to profuse completely in the tea cup. The leaves unfurl to provide you the rich aroma and taste that exquisite.