Organic Superfine Tie Guan Yin “Iron Goddess” Oolong Tea
Origin: Zhangzhou(漳州) in Fujian, China
Ingredients: Hand made into small, rolled up, jade colored leaves
Harvest time: June, 2013
Taste: Sweet of first sip with orchid fragrance, long-last flavor, sweet aftertaste
Brew: Use water at 212ºF (100ºC) and infuse the tea for 1-3 minutes
Health Benefits: Tie Guan Yin tea is the premium form of Chinese Oolong teas. Being lightly fermented, these teas are high amino acids, vitamins, polyphenols and antioxidants. These combine into a tea that reduces cholesterol and helps reduce hardening of the arteries, and so can help reduce risks of heart attacks. The antioxidants it contains can also help guard against some forms of cancer, and also help fight the affects of aging and bacterial infections.