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Pu-erh Teas

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Golden Yunnan Pu-erh

5 YR OLD Golden Yunnan Pu-erh Tea leaves come from the Yunnan Dayeh tea bush, said to be related to the original tea bush of pre-glacial times. Pu-erh tea comes in green, oolong, black, white and brick tea and is valued for its medicinal properties. According to tradition, it removes toxins, cleanses the body and even reduces body fat. Pu-erh is perfect after a meal or to accompany dessert. In production the leaves are picked, rolled, withered and then steamed. Pu-erh is then stored and aged. Pu-erh should be brewed with water at boiling temperature and may be brewed for a long time.
Organic Pu-erh Tea

Medium bodied with flowery-earthy flavor. An excellent bold pu-erh for first timers.
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1992 Imperial Aged Pu-erh

This Pu-erh tea was used as a tribute to the Qing Court in the 19th century.This exquisite and rare treat Pu-erh tea is derived from the use of young harvested leaves fermented and stored in dry storage since 1992. This fully fermented tea has a taste with a rich body, mellowness and a complex earthy flavor. It is said to have many health benefits relating to cholesterol. And according to tradition, it removes toxins, cleanses the body and even reduces body fat.
Xiao Tuo Cha Pu-erh

Xiao Tuo Cha in Chinese, the name of this tea translates to small bowl tea due to its shape. Tuo Cha is made with a select grade of Pu-erh. Tuo Cha has a rich sweetly flavored infusion with a full-earthy body and subtle nutty notes. Each Tuo Cha is individually wrapped and perfect for a single serving. Simply unwrap rinse and steep.
Jasmine Pu erh Tuo Cha

Pu-erh tea in small bird's nest shaped with jasmine. Each Tuo Cha is individually wrapped and perfect for a single serving. Simply unwrap rinse and steep.

Jasmine flavored pu erh has wonderful aroma and mellow in taste
Tonic #47

Blend of Roasted Yerba Mate, Rooibos, Pu-erh, Lemon Myrtle and Ginger
Yerba Mate reduces fatigue, nervous depression, improves mental clarity and acts as a natural hunger suppressor. Mate contains quercetin and is said to aid in the relief of allergies, asthma and hay fever. Pu-erh aids in the digestion of fatty foods, cleanses the blood, lowers cholesterol and triglycerides and helps with weight control. Rooibos is rich in Vitamins and minerals including antioxidants, flavanoids and Vitamin C. Rooibos has soothing effects on headaches, irritability, stress, disturbed sleeping patterns and digestive problems. Lemon Myrtle contains citral and citronella and is known to be anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and have anti inflammatory action. Lemon Myrtle can also help fight off colds and the flu. Ginger is known to strengthen the circulatory and immune systems.

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Pu-erh Tea

1992 Imperial Aged Pu-erh
Golden Yunnan Pu-erh Tea
Organic Pu-erh Tea
Xiao Tuo Cha
Pu-erh Ginger Tea
Jasmine Tuo Cha

Benefits of Pu-erh Tea

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Pu-erh, a Yunnan based large leaf variety of the Camilla Sinensis, teas have been praised in China since the Tang dynasty for their medicinal properties. Current studies seem to underline their effectiveness in cleansing the blood, lowering cholesterol, triglycerides and reducing body weight.

Pu-erh Tea is the perfect tea after a heavy meal, it helps relieve any indigestion and aids in the digestion of fatty foods. Pu-erh teas are low in tannins and have a rich, unique earthy flavor and handles multiple steepings.

Pour rapidly boiling water over the tea leaves and steep for 20 seconds. Discard this first steeping immediately as it is not to be drunk. This rinses the tea and prepares it for proper steeping.

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