The leaves of this green tea are rolled into the shape of little pinhead pellets resembling gunpowder, hence its name. A bold, lightly smoky green tea. This blend is smooth, yet smoky. It is higher in caffeine(35-40mg/8oz serving) than most other green teas and is commonly used by athletes to improve endurance over periods of 3-6 hours. Gluten-Free, Sugar Free and Moderate Caffeine.
**Medical research suggests that green tea can decrease your risk of certain cancers and aid in weight loss by stimulating fat burning mechanisms. The antioxidants in green tea, primarily EGCG polyphenols, are thought to be responsible for the unique health benefits of green tea.