By Anna Shamsie, WSJ Staff WriterThe world’s biggest tea company, China’s Wuqiang Group, has introduced a new type of herbal tea that it claims is 100% natural.
Mint tea, also known as kombucha, is an ancient Indian beverage brewed by women with the help of water.
The term originated in China, where the drink was originally called baijiu, a Chinese term for tea.
The Wuqiumi Tea Company (WQTC) will start selling its tea in the U.S. on Tuesday.
WQTC has an annual revenue of $1 billion and is one of China’s largest tea producers.
The tea is brewed by adding the essential amino acids l-theanine and l-tryptophan, which are the two main ingredients in kombuchas tea.
The tea is made with water and tea leaves and is traditionally consumed in China.
According to WQC, the tea is used as a treatment for cough, fever, diarrhea, colds and other ailments.
But the company also says that its tea is safe for the elderly.
According the WQSC website, the product is made from natural, organic, and organic ingredients.
WPC also said that the tea contains no artificial sweeteners, colors or flavours.
It says that the Tea is not made with additives, coloring, or flavours and that the final product is non-toxic.
The company has not yet released the ingredients list.WQSC did not immediately respond to a request for comment.