Flavor Profile: One of the ten most famous teas of China. A light jade colored tea that yields a complex, yet harmonized palate of dew covered sweet grass, glazed by summer sunshine. Its traditional Chinese name is Yulu, which means "white jade revealed," and Gyokuro means "jade dew," providing the poetic metaphors that combine to describe its unique tea character. It's cooling effect on the body is perfect for warmer weather and as a stellar iced tea. Gentle on digestion, energizing and focusing; it's an excellent ally for your daily practices and career's work ethic. Despite its elite quality, its surprisingly affordable price point makes it one of the best deals out there! PAIRS WITH FORMULA No.0: Deep Calm
Steeping Guidelines: 3-5g (2t) | 8oz | 170-80 F | 35 sec | Steep x2+
Region: Enshi of Hu Bei Province, China
Production: Certified organic and cultivated according to age-old organic farming practices, which never needed any chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers - just the natural habitat and many generations of practice, perfecting the process. Native to the Wufeng mountains, this Chinese classic is no copy of Japanese Gyokuro, but rather a genuine Gyokuro of pure Chinese origin. It grows thick, tender leaves, plucked with one bud and the first one or two leaves, and like a Japanese sencha tea, is steamed to perfection. The sorting of leaves is strict in discriminating structure and delicacy, ensuring the cream of the crop stands apart.
Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis (CAFFEINATED)
Camellia Teas, particularly green, less oxidized teas, are some of the most powerful 'adaptogen companion" herbs. These are plant medicines that when taken together with adaptogenic herbs, enhance the stress-hormone-balancing, detoxifying, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and immune-boosting health benefits.