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Chikiriya - Organic Lemon Myrtle Tea (Backhousia citriodora) - 12 Tea bags 18 g

Refreshing herbal tea with a subtle lemon scent. Non-caffeine tea, perfect to relax.


Made In:JapanUnit Qty:18 gBrand:Chikiriya


Product specificity

The tea is made with organic certified Backhousia citriodora ​grown in Australia.

The leaves are immediately dried after harvesting to preserve the flavor. The leaves opened to the perfect size are selected in the right amount to be cut and packed in pyramid shaped tea bags. Pyramid shaped tea bags allow the whole leaf teas to expand during brewing.

This non-caffeine tea is perfect to relax or to drink before sleep.  


About the taste

A refreshing herbal tea with a subtle lemon scent.

The tea flavor depends on more than just the leaves. A tea made with extremely fine cut tea leaves yields a strong, full-bodied flavor and has a slight astringent taste. Hence, we care a lot about the size and the amount of tea leaves used to create wonderful tea experiences.  

About Backhousia citriodora 

Backhousia citriodora is a flowering plant in the family Myrtaceae, genus Backhousia. The plant is endemic to Queensland subtropical rainforests. You can see the creamy-white flowers blooming from summer into autumn. (In Japan you can see it blooming from late June to early July.) Citral is the main ingredient contained within the lemon myrtle leaf. It gives the plant a lemon-like refreshing scent. Backhousia citriodora possesses an antibacterial and antifungal action. It is also a powerful insect repellent flowering plant. Hence it is widely used in the food and cosmetic industries.

Today’s special おすすめレシピ

Lemon flavored black tea

Pour 1 litter of water into a heat-resisting tea pot. Add one tea bag of organic lemon myrtle tea and 2g x 2 tea bags of black tea. Step for 2 minutes and enjoy!


Best way to prepare 美味しい淹れ方

Hot Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves

1 tea bag

2. Add water

500 mL (16.91oz) Hot

3. Brew

1-2 minutes

4. Serve

Bounce the tea bag(s) up and down a dozen times. Remove the bag(s) and enjoy your tea!

Cold Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves

1 tea bag

2. Add water

1 L (33.81oz) Cold

3. Brew

1 hour

4. Serve

Stir, remove the bag(s) and enjoy your tea!


Product information

Product type: Herbal tea
Format: Tea bags
Ingredient(s): Organic Backhousia citriodora
Allergens information:
  Contains: None.
  Produced in a facility that handles: Buckwheat, milk.
Place of origin: Japan (tea leaves origin: Australia)
Net weight: 18 g (0.63oz)
Best-before: 1 year from production date in Japan.
Storage method: Avoid direct sunlight, high temperature and humidity, and store at room temperature. 
Product size: 12.0 x 19.0 x 3.5 cm (4.7″ x 7.5″ x 1.4″)

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