Dragon Well Green Tea (Long Jing)
Origin: Longwu, Xihu, Zhejiang, China
Ingredients: Flattened tea leaves, with one bud and one or two leaves
Harvest time: April 5, 2013
Taste: A subtle, rich, orchid like taste and aroma, with no hint of bitterness
Brew: 1-2 teaspoons for 8oz of water. Brew at 176 ºF (80 ºC) for 1 to 2 minutes (exact time depends on your taste – a longer time will give the tea a stronger taste and color)
Health Benefits: TeaVivre’s XiHu Long Jing, have high levels of antioxidants and other natural chemicals that reputedly help reduce the incidence of cancer, promote good skin tone and help reduce the affects of aging. Also high in vitamin C, fluoride and calcium, they also promote healthy teeth and bones. Long Jing tea is also widely renowned in China as a good tea to help calm the mind, cheer you up and clear your thinking.