What is Huangshan Maofeng Tea?

What is Huangshan Maofeng Tea?

What is Huangshan Maofeng?

Huangshan Maofeng, also known as Huangshan Yunwu Tea, is one of the top ten famous teas in China and belongs to green tea. It is produced in the Huangshan (Huizhou) area of Anhui Province, so it is also called Huicha.

Because the newly made tea leaves are draped over the body, the buds are sharp, and the fresh leaves are collected from Huangshan Chayuanping, an original ecological tea garden at an altitude of 800 meters, the tea was named Huangshan Maofeng. Every year during the rainy season of the Qingming Festival, the young buds are selected and fried by hand.

What does Mao Feng mean?

Mao Feng means "fuzz tip" or “fur peak” in Chinese, meaning the bud is young and covered with white "down" like a bird, and it describes the shape and appearance of the processed tea leaves. 

The plucking and production process of Huangshan maofeng

Picking the delicate tea leaves, After picking the tender tea leaves, the fresh leaves are first picked to remove the frostbite leaves and disease-damaged leaves, and to pick out the leaves, stalks and fruits that do not meet the standard requirements, so as to guarantee the quality of the buds and leaves are even and clean. Then spread the fresh leaves of different tenderness separately to lose part of the water.

The production of Huangshan Maofeng is divided into four processes: plucking, deenzyming , rolling, drying, and roast.

How do you make Huang Shan Mao Feng tea?

How to make Huang shan mao feng tea? When brewing, the water temperature is about 80 ºC. It can be used in glass or white porcelain teacups. Generally, it can be refilled 2-3 times.

The first is to prepare, a glass, 6 grams of Huangshan Maofeng tea leaves, teaspoon, etc.; secondly, to brew, use a teaspoon to put the tea into the glass, and pour in water at about 80 ºC until the glass is eighty full; Then to taste your tea, you can see the tea leaves slowly stretching after brewing, the soup is clear and yellowish, the aroma is like orchids, the bottom of the leaves is tender and even, the taste is fresh and mellow, and the aftertaste is sweet.

What are the benefits of Huang shan Mao feng tea?

1.Huangshan Maofeng is unfermented and contains more tea polyphenols.

Tea polyphenols can inhibit the development of bacteria, and vitamin C and vitamin E can block the synthesis of carcinogens-nitrosamines. Therefore, Huangshan Maofeng has anti-cancer effects.

Tea polyphenols have strong antioxidant and physiological activities and are scavengers of free radicals in the human body. Huangshan Maofeng has anti-aging effects.

Tea polyphenols play an important role in human fat metabolism. The catechins ECG and EGC in tea polyphenols and their oxidation products, theaflavins, etc., help to inhibit this plaque hyperplasia, reduce the fibrinogen that forms blood coagulation and increase the viscosity, and clear the blood clotting, thereby inhibiting the artery Atherosclerosis has the effect of inhibiting cardiovascular diseases.

Tea polyphenols can reduce the content of blood lipids in the body. Tea polyphenols can eliminate greasiness in the intestines, help digestion, and have the effect of losing weight.

2.Huangshan Maofeng contains caffeine and theophylline

Caffeine can excite the central nervous system, can improve brain agility, relieve fatigue, thinking ability, judgment, and memory, thereby improving work efficiency. Don't worry, the content of caffeine in green tea is far less than coffee.