White peony tea is a type of white tea which is also known as Bai Mu Dan or Pai Mu Tan, which basically means “white peony” in Chinese. White peony tea is made from a single bud and two leaves, which gently unfold in your tea pot, resembling the petals of a peony blossom, hence its name.
Grades of White Peony Tea:
In China, the highest grades of White Peony Tea offer you leaves covered with a fine, silvery white down, a sweet taste and a light color. The grades of Oriarm white peony tea is Yuqian 3rd grade < Yuqian 2nd grade < Yuqian 1st grade < Mingqian Bai Mu Dan Wang (king grade)
White peony tea is from the ecological tea garden in Taimu Mountain area in Fuding, Fujian Province, at an elevation of between 600 and 900 meters, this area is 80% covered by natural forests. The weather here is warm and humid with abundant rainfall, and the tea plantation itself is always surrounded by a thin fog, which together create the perfect conditions for tea bushes to accumulate a wide array of microminerals and other organic nutrients
White Peony Tea Benefits:
White peony tea has great health benefits. It is white tea type, so there is a small amount of caffeine present in white peony tea, making it a popular substitute for people who want to eliminate coffee from their diet.
Being one of the least processed teas, it means that white peony tea contains a high amount of polyphenols making it a great ally to fight viruses, bacteria and other agents that may harm you.
White peony tea contains a high level of antioxidants, which naturally help strengthen your immune system.
White peony tea helps both to lower your blood pressure as well as reduce bad cholesterol levels.
The stimulating action of white peony tea will not only keep your mind alert, but it also stimulates your metabolism.
How to brew White Peony Tea:
Use a porcelain gaiwan or a glass teapot to brew white peony tea
Brew in Chinese Gongfu Method:
Serving Size: 3g
Water: 150ml with temperature of around 85℃
5 steeps: rinse, 25s, 45s, 70s, 90s, 150s
Rinse time is around 5 seconds.