Orange Blossom Oolong
Infuse for 2 to 3 minutes with a water temperature between 80 and 90 degrees
Orange Blossom Oolong is a Loose Leaf Tea from Taiwan (formerly Formosa). It consists of beautifully twisted, summer-harvested leaves which, when brewed, boast a truly extraordinary flavour. Adorned with real orange blossoms, as well as all-natural flavouring, this delectable infusion has sweet, citrusy flavours and a refreshing finish. We pack it fresh to order.
Quick Facts About Oolong Tea Benefits
Orange Blossom Oolong, like all types of Oolong Tea, contains a wealth of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. When consumed as part of a healthy and active lifestyle, these chemical compounds can support health and wellbeing in a plethora of ways. This includes:
- Improved Digestion.
- A Boosted Immune System.
- Enhanced Brain Function.
- Stress Relief.
- Weight Loss Promotion.
Nevertheless, most people choose this beverage because, put simply, it tastes great. Whatever your reasoning, you’ve undoubtedly chosen exceptionally well. Buy Orange Blossom Oolong from The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company today.
What are the Origins of Oolong Tea?
No one seems to agree on how Oolong Tea came into existence. However, there are a few theories. One of the more interesting tales suggests that it originates from Anxi County in the Fujian province of China.
The story begins with a farmer confronted by a deadly snake while tending to his Tea crop. Making a hasty retreat from the serpent, he dropped his basket of harvested leaves on the floor.
When the farmer returned the following day, he found that the leaves in his basket had begun to oxidise, creating a Tea type never before seen at the time. Intrigued, the farmer brewed the Tea and tried it.
The result was unexpected - yet unmistakably delicious. The infusion went on to be named after the snake that led to its creation: Wu Long, meaning “Black Dragon”. In time, Wu Long became Oolong.
Type of Tea: Oolong Tea.
Origin: Taiwan (formerly Formosa).
Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water left to cool to temperatures between 80 and 90°C. Infuse for 2 to 3 minutes.
How to Serve: Some add lemon or honey. Most, however, serve it without any additions.
Tasting Notes: Enjoy traditionally “Oolong” flavours with fruity, floral undertones.
Colour in Cup: Coppery liquor, light in tone.
Other Health Benefits of Orange Blossom Oolong
Orange Blossom Oolong shares a nickname with its counterparts: Chinese Restaurant Tea, a term alluding to the fact that it helps the digestive system.
But how, exactly, does this work? According to research, it can alkalise the gastrointestinal tract, reducing inflammation in those with acid reflux and ulcer problems.
Additionally, some scientists believe that it’s antiseptic, meaning it could clear harmful bacteria in the stomach.
Health PointsDetox, Hydration, Refreshing, Relaxing, Weight Loss
Time of DayLunchtime, Afternoon
CountrySouth East Asia