These Mini Tuo Cha are a convenient way of enjoying Pu-erh tea at work or while traveling. This 2012 batch was made from carefully selected, quality ripe Pu-erh tea leaves making for a smooth flavor that matures and mellows with age.
Origin: Yunnan Province
Benefits: Medical and scientific research have shown that Camellia Sinensis tea leaves contain catechins, theanine and caffeine and regular intake helps regulate weight loss; it reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, and in some studies are shown to prevent and fight cancer. Pu'erh tea also helps lower cholesterol levels.
Always wash the leaves twice with hot water for a period of 20 seconds each time to prime the dry leaves. The water from the initial infusions can wash and warm the cups. For the third brewing, steep the tea leaves for about one minute and gradually increase steeping time for the succeeding infusions to your desired strength.
Note: High quality teas can be steeped several times. In the case of Pu-erh teas, it can be steeped up to 5-7 times. Please do not leave the tea leaves steeping in water. Remove it as soon as soon as you have achieved the desired strength to stop the brewing process. Of course, if you like your tea strong, you can steep it longer. Now, hold your cup and enjoy your perfect cup of tea!