Temple of Heaven Gunpowder Tea is made with the finest Chinese green tea leaves. The tea leaves are withered, steamed, rolled, and then dried. Gunpowder Green Tea derives its name from the shape of its finished tea. The very dark green tea leaves have been rolled into little pellets resembling gunpowder. When boiling water is poured over this tea, the rolled leaves spread out immediately, creating a visual experience of an explosion in your cup. It is a hearty tea that is slightly smoky on the palate with a lingering sweetness. The best Gunpowder Green Tea is Temple of Heaven Brand. It’s not only famous in China but also all over the world, and is a must have for green tea lovers.