Silver Needle

Harvested over a few short weeks each year in Fujian, China, Silver Needle white tea is the most sought after of all white teas. Our Silver Needle white tea offers a subtle sweetness, a clean and fresh fragrance, and extraordinary purity in one cup. Be sure to brew these delicate white leaves at the right temperature to fully experience their exquisite flavor.

Our teas are packaged in small, medium or large airtight interior seal tins. These tins are perfect for storage as it protect the teas from moisture and light, which preserves the freshness of the teas much longer.

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Additional Information


Organic White Loose-Leaf Tea


Mild, Fragrant, Organic, Unblended



Caffeine Content


Steep Temperature


Steep Time

2-4 mins

Health Benefits

Packed with antioxidants, these silvery down-covered leaves have been prized for their medicinal properties for more than 1000 years.

Some of Silver Needle white tea's other health benefits include:

  • Aiding weight loss (by boosting metabolism)
  • Strengthening immunity
  • Relieving stress
  • Improving skin complexion
  • Aiding digestion
  • Increasing alertness and endurance during physical activity
  • Preventing tooth decay
  • Fighting cancer

* Please Note: This information is intended for educational purposes only, and is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. 
Please seek advice from a medical professional about any health concerns you may have. 

Steeping Instructions

Steeping loose leaf tea is easy. Simply spoon 1-2 tsp of desired tea into a tea filter or infuser. Heat fresh, filtered water to a rolling boil and leave to cool just a little.

Pour water over tea and steep. Refer to individual tea information (above) for recommended temperature and brewing time.

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Somewhat disappointed

I hate teavana. The spazzes they hire in the store are pushy like car salesmen, the atmosphere is alienating, and all of their products are ridiculously overpriced. I've gone to them occasionally for years only because I thought there was no other reliable way to get decent loose leaf tea. Recently I saw a tin of PTT co's white silver needle online for a measly 10 bucks, so I bought it figuring I'd save myself the trouble of going to teavana.

I'm happy with the flavor so far, though it is slightly more delicate than teavana's equivalent, and I find myself using more and more spoonfuls per cup to be satisfied. My biggest gripe is that the leaves themselves seem to be dry. Now I'm no expert on tea; I do know that tea leaves are dried, but these were so dry they were like twigs. They seemed stale, and had little-to-no aroma. I guess this is why the flavor was lacking. Clearly a quality concern, but I bought it from amazon, so I assumed it had just been in storage for too long.

Overall, This stuff is a MUCH better deal than anything teavana has to offer going by the price alone. I will buy again, but if I get another tin of twigs, I'll have to find yet another way to get my delicious white tea.


This is a sweet and light tea. Definitely one of the better silver needles I have tried. I love the aroma on this tea. Recommended.

Wonderful first try

I was looking to get into really good variations of tea, so I chose a sample of this to give white tea a try. I was surprised how subtle, yet sweet and flavorful it was, with an almost fruity taste to it. I could drink this all day!


I could drink this tea all day! It smells wonderful - sweet, fresh, and floral. Mmmm... Surprisingly, it brews up even more wonderful than it smells. There's no need to add anything to this tea. I've found that this is a great "palate cleansing" tea.


i love this tea because it is light and not too much for a nice relaxing cup. this tea has just enough natural sweetness and is a perfect all day tea. very mellow and enjoyable


i bought this tea for its medicinal properties and it has greatly helped with my skin inflammation

Complex flavors

As a white tea this silver needle is very complex. It's savory, woodsy, and yet a little sweet. I really enjoy sipping this throughout the day.

Amanda Jenkins
An exceptional tea

This is a very calming, mellow tea. I love to have it in the evening to relax and wind down after a long day. I think 3 minutes is a good steep time.


If you like milder teas, you have to try this one! You can just taste the quality of the tea leaves. It's quite special.

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