What are the health benefits of Imperial Jasmine Green Tea?
Jasmine is a pleasantly aromatic plant that promotes relaxation, calm, and reduces stress. Combining both the health benefits of Green Tea and Jasmine flowers, the Imperial Jasmine Green Tea has been used by the Imperial Families for hundreds of years in China to improve appetite and digestion, reduce anxiety, and improve skin.
How to steep Imperial Jasmine Green Tea?
The water for brewing Imperial Jasmine Green Tea should be at 80°C. Apply 3-4 g Imperial Jasmine Green Tea leaves to a ceramic teapot, add full teapot of 80°C hot water and steep for 1 minute. Imperial Jasmine Green tea can generally be brewed for up to 3 times, however the second and third brewing will have a slightly lighter taste and fragrance.
Which region of China is Imperial Jasmine Green Tea from?
The best Chinese jasmine green teas are produced in the Chinese province of Fujian. The jasmine plants are grown at high elevations in the mountains in the east and north part of the province. When making the Imperial Jasmine Green tea, the tea is carefully layered with fresh blooms, which will open and release their scents to the tea. In the morning, the flowers are removed and the process is repeated again that evening. This happens several nights in a row, until the tea master has the aroma balance just right.