Dragon Well or Longjing is green tea, which was served to the ancient emperors of China and was considered to be the most refined for their special tastes. The birthplace of this tea is the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.
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|Place of Origin||Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province|
|Ingredients||Tea 100% free of artificial additives|
The first mention of Longjing (its name in Chinese) appeared in the 8th century –at that time its taste and flavor was appreciated by the grandson of Chinese Emperor Kangxi.
According to legend, during one of his trips to the West Lake, Qianlong visited the temple of Hu Gong, where he was offered a cup of Longjing tea, which was produced from the tea bushes growing in front of the temple. He was so impressed with the taste that he appropriated 18 bushes with his imperial status.
These famous 18 trees are still alive, so if you plan to go to China, be sure to visit this place.
Appearance of Dragon Well tea - small, flattened, elongated leaves with a gray-emerald color. This tea is quite expensive, so be careful when choosing it.
Imperial tea has simply miraculous health benefits - it removes toxins and wastes from the body, and it rejuvenates and heals. Oriental doctors say that it is enough to drink two or three cups of this fragrant drinka day, and soon you will see the first results:
This beverage contains large amounts of vitamin C and amino acids – so the body will have it much easier coping with any disease during rehabilitation or during seasonal epidemics of colds.
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It is noteworthy that the Longjing is not flavored with any flowers. Perhaps because the leaves themselves have a bright and rich flavor, so the extra "additive" is superfluous.
When you buy Dragon Well, you need to know the intricacies of preparing it - do not violate the technology. Here are the basic rules:
Brew it in a glass teapot or flask to see the beauty of the dancing leaves. Drink the tea slowly, in small sips, as if rinsing the mouth. This is the only way you can feel the true taste, aftertaste and admire it and thus become an admirer of imperial drink.
Enjoy your tea! Tea Village Team.
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