Lapsang Souchong Smoky Black Tea (Yan Xun Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong)
Origin: Wuyi Mountain, Fujian, China
Ingredients: Da Bai Hao (Pekoe)
Harvest time: May 02, 2013
Taste: smoked taste, mellow, sweet aftertaste
Brew: 2-3 teaspoons for 8oz of water. Brew at 194ºF (90 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: Black teas contain antioxidants, which help in the prevention of some cancers and help reduce the affects of aging that is caused by free radicals. They can also reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks due to natural chemicals that reduce cholesterol.