Chinese Jasmine Tea

Regular price $32.00

Jasmine tea is one of the most popular scented teas in China, mainly from Guangxi province.

It is scented with the aroma of jasmine blossoms and has green tea as the tea base. So it has a refreshing and subtle sweetness taste, with just the right amount of floral aroma.

100g/3.5oz: approx. 80 x 240ml/8oz-cup

Low Caffeine

Picked in Spring 2020 




What to look for

Rolled tea leaves with layered Jasmine blossoms

Aroma

Sweet, fresh, and subtly fragrant

In the cup

Light and clear green

Taste

Floral, sweet, dewy, and delicate

The best blossom meet the best tea.

The best smell.

Health Benefits of Jasmine Tea

The Jasmine Tea has a high level of antioxidants that help counter free radicals in the body. These free radicals are known to cause breakdown of cells and are linked to neurological diseases and cancer. Drinking Jasmine Tea will also help improve oral health.

 

Additionally, it boosts energy, relieves stress, and boosts one’s immune health. Jasmine teas also aid in weight loss by speeding up one’s metabolism. It is said that the EGCG compound in Jasmine tea also lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes.

Direct from the origin

The Jasmine Tea was first processed back in China’s South-Song Dynasty, which was further developed in the Ming Dynasty. It originated in Fuzhou City of Fujian Province, and is currently mainly produced in Fuzhou City (Fujian), Suzhou City (Jiangsu), and Heng County (Guangxi).

Farmer - Mrs. Wu

Mrs. Wu is one of the best tea makers in Heng County of Guangxi Province. One of her specialty brews is the Jasmine Tea with a Green Tea base. According to her, “The process of mixing tea leaves with flowers is incredibly exciting. Our production method needs to be precise to bring out the best flavour in the main two elements.”

 

The hardworking farmer continues to invite more people to enjoy the subtle but intricate flavour of his Jasmine Tea. Mrs. Wu promises that she will continue to champion the tea culture in different locations.

Farmland - Heng Yuan Garden

This Jasmine tea comes from the Heng Jasmine Garden in Heng County of Guangxi Province. The tea garden spans thousands of acres, and you can smell the fragrance of the Jasmine even from a distance. The little plump white flower buds are plucked and harvested every mid-May.

Heng County of Guangxi Province is one of the biggest producers of Jasmine Tea in the country, and the locals take pride in the quality of their brew. Their goal is to work as a community in the preservation of the environment which the village knows is instrumental in the production and growth of their planters.

Premium Chinese Tea, ~40% prices at regular tea shop.

We sell directly to customers, cutting out the unnecessary costs and crazy markups that make premium Teas from East Asia extraordinarily expensive. We pass the savings on to you, so you get the same quality at a 1/3 of the typical cost.

Brewing Method

Cup Method

Tea: 2 Teaspoons / 2g Tea

Teacup: 8.8oz / 250ml

Temp: 175℉ / 80℃

Brewing time: 3 - 5 mins

Gaiwan Method

Tea: 4g

Teacup: 4oz / 120ml

Temp: 175℉ / 80℃

6 Steeps: 15s, 25s, 40s, 60s, 80s, 100s

History of Jasmine Tea

The Jasmine Tea originated in the Fuzhou City of Fujian Province, and it is a symbol of indifference to wealth and fame during the Tang Dynasty. It started to become commercialized during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, especially since Empress Dowager Cixi of the Qing Dynasty preferred this drink. Nowadays, the main production areas of the Jasmine Tea is in Fujian Province, Jiangsu Province, and Guangxi Province.


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