Green tea from the Taimu mountains in Fujian province. Light, bright and sweet tea with a grassy, vegetal flavour and mellow mouthfeel.
The sheen of white hairs show that it was picked in early morning in spring from the Da Bai cultivar which is usually used for white tea. Often confused for a white tea because this green tea is very light, soft and flowery.
These taster bags are a great way to sample a tea without buying a larger pack. Each taster bag has enough tea leaves to brew a large family pot or can be split in half if you want to make an individual mug of tea. Do not forget to reinfuse your tea according to our brewing guide recommendations. This means that each taster bag will provide around 4-10 mugs depending on the tea selected.
To brew Western style, infuse about 2g (heaped teaspoon) of leaf per 300ml of 80c water for about 2 minutes. You can reinfuse up to 3 times by adding 60 seconds for every subsequent infusion.
To brew Gong fu style, infuse about 5g of leaf per 150ml of 80c water for about 5 seconds. You can reinfuse up to 5 times by adding about 5 seconds for every subsequent infusion.
Here are just a few known health benefits associated with drinking green tea: Boosts your immune system - Lowers blood sugar levels - Helps prevent cavities and tooth decay - Slows the ageing process - Helps reduce the risk of cancer - Lowers Cholesterol - Aids in weight loss by burning calories - Reduces high blood pressure - Helps prevent arthritis - Reduces the risk of heart disease - Reduces the risk of stroke - Lowers the risk of blood clot.
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