The Yunnan Province, home to Yunnan Green Tea, is known for its vast wilderness, ancient communities, and naturally, its top-quality brews.
✔ Green tea is the most commonly grown type of tea in the world. It undergoes low processing retaining a high level of antioxidants and minerals.
✔ Smooth and full-bodied, this distinctive green tea is gently reviving.
✔ Green tea infusions are medium to light green in color and vary flavor from grassy and sweet to floral, nutty to roasted.
Origin: Simao Mountains, Yunnan China
Tea Type: Yunnan Large Leaves
Processing: Not Fermented
✔ Improves brain function, it can help protect the brain from two of the most neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
✔ Lowers blood sugar levels and blood pressure.
✔ Stabilizes cholesterol levels and aids in excretion.
✔ Encourages dental health, it can lower the chance of cavities and other dental problems, and makes bones strong.
✔ Reduces body weight and can help boost metabolism.
✔ Reduces the chance of cancer.
BEST TIME TO DRINK:
✔ After Breakfast – Prevents Dehydration
✔ 1/2 Hour Before Exercise – Helps Burn Fats
✔ 1 or 2 Hours Before Meals – Helps Prevent Fat Absorption
✔ 1/2 Hour Before Bedtime – Promotes Weightloss
✔ 2-3 Cups A Day – Helps Detoxify Body
TIPS IN TEA PREPARATION
A good cup of tea is easy to prepare which can warm the heart and soul of a tea lover but can be disappointingly tasteless when improperly steeped. Decide which type you want to brew, then heat the water and pour it over the tea. Let it steep for the right amount of time then remove the tea. Enjoy the tea on its own or with milk or honey.
Steep Time Recommendation:
Black Tea usually steeps for 4-5 minutes
Green, Oolong, Jasmine Lovers for 3 minutes
Silver Needle White Tea for 4 minutes
How to Make Iced Tea with Loose Leaf Tea:
Yield: Makes 1/2 Gallon
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
1. Heat half a gallon of water in a saucepan until almost boiling
2. Scoop 4 tablespoons loose tea into the hot water
3. Steep for 3-4 minutes
4. Pour steeped tea through a strainer into a tea jug (Optional: if sweet tea is desired, scoop 1/3 cup of sugar into a 1/2 gallon tea pitcher)
5. Stir, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve
6. Serve over ice and enjoy!