Bi Luo Chun is a traditional Chinese famous tea and one of China's top ten famous teas. It belongs to the category of green tea and has a history of more than 1,000 years. It was listed as a tribute during the Tang Dynasty, and the ancients also called Biluochun "Kung Fu Tea" or "New Blood Tea". The dried tea sticks are tightly knotted after being fried, and the white husks are revealed. The color is silver-green, and the turquoise is attractive. It is curled into a snail. It is produced in spring and is called "Biluochun". After the tea is brewed, the white cloud rolls in the cup, and the fragrance is invaded.
The shop sells Biluochun tea leaves from two sources. Dongting Biluochun is a small-leaf tea, while Yunnan Biluojuan is a big-leaf tea. The raw material of Biluochun in Yunnan is the large-leaf species, and the taste is more intense. But the most famous is Dongting Biluochun. Depending on the taste of each person.
According to legend, a nun was traveling up the mountain and picked a few tea leaves. After the tea was brewed, the fragrance was fragrant, and he blurted out that it was "fragrant and scary", so the locals called this tea "fragrant and scary". In the Kangxi period of the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Kangxi tasted this famous tea with green color and curly snails during his inspection, which was much appreciated, but he felt that "scaring fragrant" had an inelegant name, so he named it "Bi Luo Chun". The origin of the name of this tea is not only given by Emperor Kangxi when he visited Taihu Lake but also the legend that Biluochun had the tea name in the Ming Dynasty. There is also a clever explanation that the color is green and curly like a snail. Collected from these characteristics of Biluo Peak, it is named Biluochun.
There are three main characteristics of Bi Luo Chun picking: first, early picking, second, tender picking, and third, clean picking.
The main processes are killing green, kneading and twisting, rubbing the dough to show the hairs, frying green.
The tea components have various physiological and pharmacological effects on the human body, which can be summarized as the following eight major health effects:
Biluochun tastes sweet, fresh and mellow, with a strong aftertaste, and a clear aftertaste. It makes people feel relaxed and happy after drinking it, and it smells very comfortable. The aroma of Dongting Bi Luo Chun is strong, fragrant, and fruity, mainly due to the orchards in which it grows and the unique water and soil of Dongting.