Jasmine Silver Needle White Tea (Mo Li Yin Zhen)

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Calculated from 70 Ratings
Tea type
White Tea
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Jasmine Flowers, White Tea
Floral, Jasmine, Sweet, Vegetal, Mint, Spearmint, Smooth, Cream, Vanilla, Hay, Herbaceous, Honey, Flowers, Creamy
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Loose Leaf
Typical Preparation
Use 10 oz / 303 ml of water
Set water temperature to 180 °F / 82 °C
Use 5 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 0 sec
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“The lady I had not seen in about five years who came for tea last month wanted to come again. She was picking up feed bags for a Pinterest project. Of course, I wanted to serve tea again because...” Read full tasting note
“I know nothing about the jasmine flower. It sure seems like there must be two distinct types used in tea, or two different application methods. All I know is all tea bag versions, and most loose...” Read full tasting note
“This is like an instant-calm potion. I take a sip and I can just feel myself relax. It is tea like this that makes me wish I either had a fantastic thermos bottle to bring hot water down with me or...” Read full tasting note
“This is a big sample, and it’s getting up there in age, especially for a white tea. I really need to drink it down! I put a big pile of this in my gongfu teapot and steeped it for somewhere between...” Read full tasting note


Origin: Fuding, Fujian, China

Ingredients: Mixing the freshness and fragrance of jasmine with the mellowness

and sweetness of silver needle pekoe

Taste: Pale Bright and clear tea liquor

Brew: 2-3 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: Silver Needle White Tea gives you the greatest health benefits of all White Teas. Composed of only unopened, fresh leaf buds, none of the beneficial antioxidants and minerals in this tea have yet had a chance to used by the plant to convert to chlorophyll or other parts of an opened leaf’s structure. As a result, TeaVivre’s Silver Needle tea offers the highest quantity of beneficial ingredients.

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