What is Purple Tea?

Purple tea is purple because of the natural anthocyanin content in the leaves. Just like in blueberries, cherries, and other red/purple foods, these anthocyanins act as super-antioxidants, and have been shown to reduce inflammation and protect you from conditions like cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.

Introducing Kenya Purple Tea

All tea comes from the jade green leaves of the tea plant, except for purple tea. Purple tea originates in Kenya, and due to the presence of super-antioxidants called anthocyanins, the organically-grown purple tea leaves are actually purple! Purple tea is made with a similar process to Green tea, but has more antioxidants, less caffeine, and a totally delicious, award-winning taste.

The rolling hills of Kenya is the only place in the world that purple tea grows. Kenya has produced tea since the early 1900’s, but this unique Purple tea was first grown in 2011. Organically grown on small-scale mashamba (farms), every purchase of Purple tea supports tea farming communities in Western Kenya.

Where Can You Buy Purple Tea?

JusTea is the first company to offer Purple Tea in the World! We are proud to offer this new award-winning, farmer-direct tea to you! Purple Tea is part of the Camellia Sinensis Assamica tea family and is not a GMO-plant.

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4 Reasons to Drink Purple Tea

1. A Brand New Tea Experience

Did you know that all tea comes from the jade green leaves of the tea tree… except for Purple Tea? This unique cultivar yields beautiful, vibrant purple leaves! The leaves are purple because they contain super anti-oxidants called anthocyanins. These are the same antioxidants found in other purple plants like blueberries, acai and pomegranates.

2. Purple Tea Health Benefits

Purple Tea leaves have more antioxidants than any other tea leaf! The leaves have anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer properties and reduce cholesterol, boost cognitive function and prevent colds and flus. And because of how this tea is produced, it has half the caffeine of green tea.

3. Supports Small-Scale Farmers

Fairly traded and farmer-direct, drinking JusTea’s Purple Leaf Tea directly benefits Kenyan farming families. We work with small-scale tea farmers, providing new opportunities for sustainable growth and employment for their families with a focus on ethical, natural and quality tea.

4. Voted Best Tasting Tea!

JusTea’s Purple Tea has won major awards for its flavour, packaging design, and health benefits! With very low caffeine content, you can enjoy Purple Tea anytime of day, brewed hot or over ice!

Purple Tea Testimonials

Purple Rain

"Discovered something amazing! This tea is a great, cold espcially. My favourite way to enjoy it is in the kombucha we make ... It tastes amazing!"

Carolyn, 03/01/2021

Purple Leaf Tea

"I've been drinking loose leaf tea for many years generally preferring Japanese greens like senchas. This is my new favorite tea and I expect I'll be back for more time and again."

Andy G, 09/08/2021

Purple Mint
"I find that I am very hit or miss with mint teas since not many brands can get the right mix. Purple Mint is a big hit for me though! Very light and refreshing, it’s one of my no-caffeine go-to’s!"

Joseph F, 10/01/2020

Purple Chocolate Tea

"It’s like drinking a healthier version of hot chocolate."

Annalee P, 04/14/2021

Purple Jasmine
"It's my wind-down tea at the end of the day, or I'll do an iced jasmine tea with honey similar to what you'd find at most boba tea shops. If you're looking for something phenomenal but not too overstated, this tea is for you."
kuma, 01/27/2022

Purple Tea Trio

"I grew up drinking Darjeeling tea as the tea farm was close to where I lived. My friend gifted me with a tin of Justea's chocolate tea on my birthday. I haven't had anything better."

Sweta Barman, 02/04/202