All About Se Chung Oolong Tea
Se Chung Oolong has a shorter fermentation period than other Oolong teas, giving it a more subtle flavor. There are delicates notes of Ti Kuan Yin (Iron Goddess of Mercy) style flavor combined with a slight herbaceous green character.
The best Oolongs in China come from Fujian Province, which is where ours is from. Se Chung Oolong is one of the most popular variations of Oolong teas in China, noted for its superb flavor and affordable price.
Oolong tea is packed with good health benefits, including:
Weight Loss: A study published in the Journal of Medical Investigation showed that consuming oolong tea helped to improve metabolism and promote 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 of participants by as much as 30%.
Mouth Health: Fluoride, an oral health compound added to tap water in developed countries, occurs naturally in oolong tea.
Origin: The Fujian Province of China.
Caffeine Level: Low, less than half a cup of coffee.
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.