Brew with water at 75 to 80 degrees and brew for 2 to 3 minutes, be careful not to over infuse
Yunnan Green Tea is a rare type of Green Tea from the Yunnan Province in China. Its uniqueness comes about because the region is best known for making Yunnan Black Tea.
The leaves boast silvery tips, which, when brewed, produce a lively greenish colour. Perhaps best of all is the fact that we can guarantee their quality and consistency by packing them fresh to order.
Yunnan Green Tea Taste
You’re probably wondering, “What does Green Yunnan Tea taste like?” The answer, simply, is “delicious.” But you want to know more.
The perfect cup of this bold, scrumptious infusion has unmistakably grassy flavours and an enticingly sweet aroma. Casual drinkers and connoisseurs alike will find something to love in its smooth, refreshing notes.
Yunnan Green Tea Caffeine
A common misconception is that all types of Green Tea, including Chinese Yunnan Green Tea, are void of caffeine. This isn’t true. While it has less caffeine than Black Tea, say, it still contains some.
You can expect around 30-mg of this stimulating chemical compound per serving. The only Loose Tea to have less is White Tea - many varieties of which we stock here.
Yunnan Green Tea History
Yunnan Province Green Tea production dates back millennia. However, its commercial viability only truly emerged during the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945).
This was when fighting in the southeast Tea-growing provinces forced growers and factory workers to look elsewhere. The region of Yunnan became an excellent alternative - one that continues to impress to this day.
Is Yunnan Green Tea Suitable for Vegans?
Veganism has become increasingly popular in recent years as people wake up to some of the harmful practices in the food and drink industry. The good news is that Yunnan Green Tea, without additions, is suitable for vegans.
Things will inevitably get more complicated if you like honey in your brew. However, such is the extraordinary character of this beverage that, in reality, it requires nothing extra.
How to Make Yunnan Green Tea
1, Put Tea leaves into a Tea Infuser or Filter (both available here).
2, Place the Tea-filled accessory in a mug or cup.
3, Boil fresh water and allow it to cool to temperatures between 80 and 90°C.
4, Infuse for 1 to 3 minutes. Any longer and you risk creating a bitter taste.
How to Serve: Best served without additions. However, if you’re not a vegan, there’s the option of having honey - as well as, perhaps, a slice of lemon.
Yunnan Green Tea Benefits
Did you know that Chinese Yunnan Green Tea can improve heart health? Its antioxidants, first and foremost, combat free radicals in the body, ultimately reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
What’s more, its polyphenols (a type of antioxidant) and a well documented Green Tea Benefits lower “bad” LDL cholesterol and boost high-density lipoprotein, This stops arteries from getting clogged up.
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