All About Formosa Oolong
Formosa oolong from Taiwan is known for being one of the finest, most sought out varieties of oolong tea in the world.
See if you can pick out the peach, herb, and amber notes in this tea, renowned for the laborious and artful process that goes into bringing it to your cup.
Oolong tea is packed with good health benefits, including:
Weight Loss: A study published in the Journal of Medical Investigation showed that oolong tea improved metabolism and promoted weight loss.
Heart Health: Research found that people who drank at least 10 ounces of oolong tea daily had lower risk of high total cholesterol, triglyceride, LDL cholesterol levels.
Cancer Prevention: A number of small studies suggest that oolong tea may inhibit skin, lung, and ovarian cancer when consumed regularly.
Diabetes Prevention: A small, 30-day study conducted in Japan found that daily consumption of oolong tea lowered the glucose levels in its participants by as much as 30%.
Mouth Health: Fluoride, a compound added to tap water in most developed countries, is a naturally occurring compound in oolong tea leaves.
Origin: Taoyuan County in Taiwan
Caffeine Level: Medium
Brewing Hot: Use 1 tsp per 8oz of boiling water, and let steep for 3-7 minutes.
Brewing Cold: Steep 6 teaspoons in a quart of boiling water, then add 3 quarts cold water and refrigerate.
Wonderful tasting oolong tea. Sweat they way it’s supposed to be.