Junmei China Guzhang Black Tea Collection
VENDOR: JunMei China
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Net Weight: 50 Gram, 100 Gram
Guzhang Black Tea has 3 picking standards.
Pure Bud, 1 Bud with 1 Leaf, Leaves Only.
All selected from more than 50 years of tea trees, pure organic without any addition.
In the birthplace of Guzhang Maojian. But made with Lapsang Store-Zheng Shan Tang's Craft.
Bud: Straight and Tight, dark, oily with golden pekoe; Flowery Fragrance with sweet and dried fruit.
Leaves: Straight, Tight, and Black with Slightly pekoe; Obvious Flowery fragrance shows.
Pure Bud has a distinct honey flavor, with a fresh and refreshing taste; the leaves have a distinct floral aroma, with rich layers of aroma, like the fragrance of lychee of the Concubine's smile, and a more mellow taste than the former.
History of Guzhang Black Tea
High Mountain raises a wild environment.
With Mountain Spring, the good tea appears.
Guzhang Black Tea, according to the Hunan Tea History, as early as the Eastern Han Dynasty, Guzhang is located in the Wuling region has been listed as the country's famous tea production area. It has become a local custom and lifestyle for mountain people to open a tea garden.
The literature of the Western Jin Dynasty "Jingzhou Land Records" clearly records that "Wuling seven counties made the best tea." Historical documents show that the area where Guzhang was located at that time, not only produced tea but also produced famous tea. The "New Tang Dynasty Book of Geography" is recorded as "Xizhou soil tribute tea buds." This not only proves that Guzhang produced high-quality tea but also had a history of royal tribute tea for thousands of years.
Local people have a deep connection with tea, they frequently use tea, there is folklore named "tea medicine together". When someone bored and dead, sickness and cured, marriage and funeral customs have a "tea ceremony" to do. Till now, tea is also used to prevent diarrhea and heatstroke in the daily life of the people of GuZhang, and it is even more common for tea to be used as an anti-inflammatory in the life of GuZhang people, such as the traditional tea used to wash the eyes of newborn babies. The frequency of tea at weddings and rituals is even higher. In the western Hunan region, which has long been known as the "land of miasma and barbarian smoke", the special geographical environment and human history make the original tea and medicine have similar functions.
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Lapsang Store Loose Black tea don't add other materials. Tea Buds and leaves all picked from Organic Nature tea origins.
In Lapsang Store. Not only different origins. Different Black Tea also have different picked standard, which determine its value in large extent.
Tea buds: The young buds and stems contain the most theanine. It is the main ingredient of black tea freshness
Effect: Theanine is the main amino acid in tea, black tea is the main component of Xianshuang, there are caramel aroma and flavor similar to MSG heavy and mellow, can ease the bitter taste, enhance sweetness.
Physiological function: Can promote nerve growth and improve brain function, enhance memory and immunity. Theanine is also dedicated to helping humans resist Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, lowering blood pressure, increasing beneficial intestinal flora, and reducing plasma cholesterol.
Leaf: Contains more tea polysaccharides,
Effect: makes the tea sticks tight and oily, and the soup feels sweet and full-bodied. It can form a sweet taste of tea soup, and can also form some special aromas, such as sweet aroma, caramel aroma or chestnut aroma.
Physiological function: Tea polysaccharides have many physiological functions such as radiation protection, anticoagulation, antithrombosis, lowering blood sugar and enhancing immunity.
Leaves Maturity: tea polyphenols is one of the main components that form the color and fragrance of tea
Effect: General term for polyphenols in tea. and
The higher the maturity of buds and leaves: the less tea polyphenols, the worse the quality of black tea.
Physiological function: Tea polyphenols have anti-oxidation, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects, lowering blood sugar, lowering blood lipids, anti-cancer and anti-mutation effects!
Fresh Leaves: The tea mainly contains three alkaloids: caffeine, theobromine and theophylline. The content of dry matter (2%-4%) in caffeine is the highest, which is an important flavor in tea.
The thicker and older the leaves are, the less the alkaloids have.
Effect: The substance has a bitter taste and has a refreshing taste after being associated with theaflavins.
Physiological function:The alkaloids in tea can slightly stimulate the human cerebral cortex to relieve fatigue. At the same time, it will slightly stimulate the gastrointestinal system to help digestion and diuresis. Of course, in addition, it also has conventional health care methods such as strengthening the heart to relieve spasm and relax smooth muscle.