What is Taiping Houkui Tea?
Taiping Houkui, a traditional Chinese famous tea, one of the famous Chinese historical teas, belongs to the green tea category. It is produced in Taiping County, Anhui Province (now changed to Huangshan District, Huangshan City). In 2004, Taiping Houkui won the title of "Green Tea King" at the International Tea Expo. It is a top-quality tea and has long enjoyed a high reputation. The leaf is fleshy, thick, robust, straight with tips, not in a loose manner, not curled, and not curved.
What does Taiping Houkui taste like?
In a glass, the leaf gracefully sways in the water which is described as the phoenix dances’. The liquor gives a long-lasting flavor with an orchid scent, especially on the first brewing. The tea gives fresh green notes, refreshing, smooth, mellow, and sweet after taste.
What are the health benefits of the Taiping Houkui tea?
Taiping Houkui tea has pharmacological effects such as refreshing and clearing the heart, clearing heat and relieving heat, eliminating food and phlegm, removing greasy and losing weight, clearing the mind and removing annoyance, detoxifying and hangover, relieving thirst, relieving thirst, and reducing fire and improving eyesight.
The main components of tea are caffeine, tea polyphenols, protein, amino acids, sugars, vitamins, lipids, organic acids, and other organic compounds. It also contains 28 inorganic nutrients such as potassium, sodium, magnesium, and copper. The combination ratio is very harmonious.
How to brew Tai Ping Hou Kui tea?
Its leaf measures up to 60 mm; it is the largest-sized leaf tea among the famous green teas. But surprisingly its size does not affect its delicate orchid fragrance with a mellow taste that lasts up to four brewing. So get a glass or a bigger teapot to make your tea. The water temperature is controlled at about 90℃ (194℉).
|Tea Type||Green tea|
|Form||Loose leaf tea|