Xin Yang Mao Jian is one of China’s Ten Famous tea and is treasured for its refreshing taste and pleasant aroma. The finest and most tender Xin Yang Mao Jian tea leaves are picked from tea trees growing in the high mountain area of Xin Yang. This harvest area is interestingly known as the "5 Mountains and 2 Pools".
This tea is certified organic by Hang Zhou’s China Agriculture Quality Department.
Xin Yang Fur Tip
The sweet floral notes which persist well into the finish. Very refreshing aftertaste.
Silver-tipped tea leaves that yield a light yellow liquor. When infused, the tea leaves quickly sink to the bottom of the cup.
Xin Yang, Henan Province
What are the health benefits of Xin Yang Mao Jian?
Benefits for regular consumption of Xin Yang Mao Jian and other loose green teas include a reduced risk for heart disease. The antioxidants in green teas can help block the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol, increase HDL (good) cholesterol and improve artery function. A Chinese study published recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine showed a 46%-65% reduction in hypertension risk in regular consumers of green tea, compared to non-consumers of tea.
How to steep Xin Yang Mao Jian Green Tea?
To bring out the best flavor, use about 2 grams of tea leaves (1-2 teaspoons) for every 150ml of water. Steep tea leaves in hot water at 80°c for 1 minute for the first brewing. Xin Yang Mao Jian green tea can generally be brewed for up to 3 times. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.
Which region of China is Xin Yang Mao Jian from?
Xin Yang Mao Jian is a type of green tea native to Henan Province in central China. The tea gardens are scattered across the mountainous regions with an average altitude of 500 to 800 meters. Every winter, when the mountains are covered by snow, while most other plants have withered, Xin Yang Mao Jian tea trees still firmly withstand the harsh weather, gaining it the reputation of one of China’s toughest teas.