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Fragrant and sweet, our Shoumei white tea(aka Longevity Eyebrow tea), grown in Fuding, Fujian Province, is a aged Chinese white tea characterized by its bold flavor and is produced from naturally withered upper leaf and tips, with a stronger flavor reminiscent of lighter oolong teas. Once the tea leaves are harvested they are set to naturally wither under the sun. This tea undergoes almost no oxidation, just a slight natural process that gives it its dark color and bold flavor, which a bit similar to aged Gong Mei (Tribute Eyebrow) white tea.
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|【Name】: Aged Shou Mei( Longevity Eyebrow) White Tea
|【Origin】: Fuding, Fujian,China
|【Altitude】: 600M above sea
|【Harvest Time】: Spring
|【Dried Leaves】Large loose brown tea leaves
|【Infusion】: Bright orange-yellow
|【Taste】:Mellow, fruity with outstanding herbaceous flavor notes.
|【Brewed Tealeaves】: Large loose brown tealeaves
|【Shelf Life】: 30 Years under Dry, Dark and No Odor Conditions.
- The shape of Shou Mei white tea is stretched, the dry tea leaf are even, the buds and leaves are intact without broken, the backside of tea leave is covered with Pekoe, grayish green and shiny tea leaves.
By tea producer standards, our Shou Mei belongs to the first grade of quality. Many of its dry leaves have retained their light green color and wholeness. Silvery white tea buds are also present with an average plucking of one bud with two or three leaves. This is very rare for aged Shou Mei white tea .
- The tea infusion is bright orange-yellow, smooth and refreshing, and tastes sweet and mellow.
- The brewed tea leaf is fresh and lively, with moderate tenderness, enduring to brew for more than 8 times. By cooking method is considered to be the best, can be drunk for one whole day while relaxing with friends.
The tea can be brewed very differently and there are many combinations that yield interesting results, but it is important to use good mineral water to bring out the sweetness and aroma of the tea and not to over brew or make a bitter and very strong brew.
Shou Mei brews up an orange colored infusion with a bright and fruit-like character that leaves no heaviness on your pallet. As an economic choice in white tea, it is ideal as refreshment after heavy meal or to quench your thirst on a hot day.
Tea tree growth environment: From high mountains
Raw tea originated from the Taimu Mountain area, where is the core origin of Fuding white tea. This high mountain tea garden is about 500-800 meters, with the annual average sunshine is 1840 hours, the average annual precipitation is 1661.6, and the annual average temperature is 18.5℃.
Traditional handpicking, Precious Tea Leaves:
Fuding, Fujian has been producing tea since ancient times, so there are gardens of ancient tea trees. Fuding Dabai tea cultivar is transplanted and bred from the original ancient tea trees and is an excellent tea species. Tea pickers pick fresh leaves by hand, and then manually select them to eliminate those that do not meet the standards.
Tens of thousands of fresh leaves are made only for one kilo finished teas.
Selected high-quality raw tea leaves, dried by using traditional sun withering craftsmanship, no rolling, twisting nor frying. After dried by using Traditional Charcoal.
Keep the traditional process, low temperature drying
Health Benefits Of White Tea：
Tea has been used as medicine for centuries. Now modern science is discovering what people in China and throughout the world have long known: tea is good for you. While green and black tea are very healthy, white tea is the least processed tea and has the highest antioxidant levels. It may be the supreme Drink of Health.
White Tea Antioxidants
Antioxidants are nutrients that protect the body from damage by free radicals. Free radicals are nasty things that go around wreaking havoc on your body, damaging DNA and accelerating aging. Antioxidants scoop them up and neutralize them. White tea is loaded with these protective nutrients.
White tea may have profound power against cancer-causing cells and against many different types of cancer, such as colon, prostate, and stomach cancers. Flavonoids, a class of antioxidants, inhibit the growth of cancer cells and prevent the development of new ones. In some cases, white tea has been found to work as well as prescription drugs, but without the side effects.
Lower Blood Pressure
Studies show that white tea can thin the blood and improve artery function. It helps lower high blood pressure and maintain a healthy one. By promoting strong and healthy blood vessels, white tea guards against the ravages of stroke.
Catechins, another group of antioxidants, have been found to reduce cholesterol, and white tea is teeming with them. Cholesterol is a special type of fat and is necessary for health. There is good cholesterol and bad cholesterol, and white tea increases the good while decreasing the bad. This helps prevent hardening of the arteries and blockage of blood flow.
By thinning the blood, lowering blood pressure, and reducing cholesterol, white tea protects the heart and the entire circulatory system. Researchers have also discovered that people who drink 2 or more cups of tea a day are almost 50% less likely to die after suffering a heart attack. White tea is truly a remarkable heart tonic.
Studies have found that people who drank tea regularly had greater bone density and strength than non-drinkers. White tea may also have beneficial effects for sufferers of arthritis and osteoporosis.
Antibacterial & Antiviral
White tea is a natural killer of bacteria and viruses. The antioxidants so abundant in white tea tone the entire immune system, providing protection against a variety of invaders and a wide range of diseases. Its helps guard against the common cold and flu, and can ease the symptoms of HIV.
Healthy Teeth and Gums
White tea contains small amounts of fluoride and other nutrients which keeps the teeth strong and healthy. It also kills the bacteria which causes plaque, tooth decay, and bad breath.
Free radicals from staying out in the sun too long, stress, and a poor diet can damage the skin and cause it to prematurely age. By scavenging these free radicals, white tea protects the skin and helps to reverse some of the damage. Drinking white tea promotes healthy and radiant skin.
Other Health Benefits
White tea has many other benefits to offer. It may reduce blood sugar and help prevent and alleviate the symptoms of diabetes. It reduces stress and increases energy.
White tea may or may not aid in weight-loss. Studies suggest tea may increase metabolism and encourage the body to burn more fat, but a balanced diet and regular exercise are more likely to produce results. Still, adding white tea to your weight-loss plan can't hurt.
Review Of Health Benefits
By now you can see that white tea has a great range of effects on the body and a tremendous number of benefits to your health. Its supreme power is in preventing disease and disorder.
White tea protects against cancer, heart disease, and stroke, the leading causes of death in the industrial world, as well as numerous other conditions. It eases the symptoms of illness and promotes recovery. White tea strengthens the circulatory and immune systems as well as bones and teeth, and builds healthy skin.
It is a superb tonic and one of Nature's great gifts. We encourage you to add it to your life. To your good health!
1.Put 3-4g the Aged Shou Mei White Tea into agaiwan;
2.Pour into the glass 100ml 100°C water;
3. Brew for 15 seconds for the first brewing, longer time for the following brewing;
4. The White Peony Tea stands up to four brewing.