All About Young Pu-erh Tea - 1 Year Aged
This Young Pu-erh is the least aged of our pu-erh teas, giving it the strongest, most pungent flavor.
If you love the earthy ripeness of pu-erh tea, then you'll find this young pu-erh particularly enjoyable. But if you prefer a smoother, more rounded taste to your tea then you might want to look for something older.
Either way, this young pu-erh is a delicious way to enjoy one of the finest, healthiest teas we have available.
Pu-erh tea has many health benefits, including:
Greater Energy: Pu-erh has more caffeine than most teas, a bit more than half a cup of coffee. It's great for replacing your morning coffee with a smoother, healthier drink.
Weight Loss: Pu-erh tea helps your body produce the hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine, which reduce stores of fatty acids.
Stress Reduction: Pu-erh tea has the phyto-chemicals GABA and theanine, which have been shown to help lower stress levels.
Heart Health: Animals that drank pu-erh tea had lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which are often associated with obesity. Pu-erh tea also increased their good HDL cholesterol which can reduce risk of heart disease.
Toxin Cleansing: Pu-erh tea contains simple sugars and microorganisms that help the spleen cleanse blood and eliminate free radicals.
Cancer Prevention: Studies have shown that pu-erh tea can combat cancer and prevent the growth of new cancer cells.
Bone Health: Animal studies suggest that the polyphenols in pu-erh can help to develop higher bone mass and greater bone strength.
Illness Prevention: Since pu-erh is high in antioxidants and vitamin C, drinking a cup of this brew every day could help prevent illnesses such as the common cold and flu.
Origin: The Yunnan Province of China
Caffeine Level: High, half as much of a cup of coffee, or more.
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.
Mix With: Milk, Sugar, Lemon, or Mint