Ginseng oolong tea is a type of compound tea that made of made of 95% traditional oolong tea from Wuzhishan Hainan province with 5% American ginseng and liquorice grass which are the special products of the Hainan Province. Ginseng oolong is also known as Lan Gui Ren oolong tea. The dried tea leaves are rolled into tightly tiny balls, coated with American Ginseng powder and liquorice grass powder, forming little pellets.
Ginseng oolong tea got its name Lan Gui Ren from the empress dowager Cixi of the Qing Dynasty. Before became empress dowager, Cixi was onece titled as orchid lady (Lan Gui Ren), she liked the ginseng oolong tea - the Tribute Tea very much. So the civil tea lovers called the ginseng oolong tea Lan Gui Ren oolong tea.
The ginseng oolong tea leaves come from the ecological tea garden in Wuzhishan mountain area in Hainan Province, with an average temperature of 22℃ and average yearly precipitation of around 1690 mm. The mountain experiences abundant rainfall and a commonly misty environment, and the rich organic material in the soil result in its prime conditions for growing tea trees. The tea growing elevations are spread between 600 and 1000 meters.
Ginseng Oolong Tea Benefits:
As compound tea of oolong tea ans ginseng, ginseng oolong tea surely has the both health benefits of oolong tea and ginseng. American ginseng is panax that promotes blood circulation and helps with the immune system, while oolong tea is very effective in preventing indigestion and also helps in lowering the cholesterol level.
Drinking ginseng oolong tea is helpful for decreasing the absorption of fats and carbohydrates in the body. Drinking ginseng oolong tea is also helpful for stimulating the body as well as in restoring the energy level in the body.
How to Brew Ginseng Oolong Tea:
To brew the ginseng oolong tea, yixing clay teapot or porcelain gaiwan is suggested to be used as brewing tool.
Brew in Chinese gongfu way:
Serving Size: 3g
Water:150ml with temperature around 100℃.
5 steeps: rinse, 30s, 40s, 50s, 65s, 80s.