History Of Oolong Tea
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History Of Oolong Tea

Have you heard before Oolong tea? There are many different Chinese teas but this one is very common ones that you can hear whenever you go. It is a Chinese tea that named after its creator. This has a unique taste and distinctive characteristics which are mainly produced in Fujian, Guangdong or Taiwan. It is a semi-fermented tea that combines the best qualities of green tea and black tea. It is as refreshing and strong as black tea and also as clear and fragrant as green tea. The typical oolong product leaves are in green on the middle and red on the edges as a result of the process to soften the leaves.

For this produt, it was to say that there are many different versions of tales on how the ‘Oolong’ name was created. It was first known as Beiyun and due to the fine quality and special flavour; it was the first to be made a tribute tea. It’s history is up 1000 years in Northern Song dynasty as according to the ‘tribute’ theory. It was called the black dragon tea as the appearance is dark, long and curly.

As according to the “wuyi” theory, Wuyi mountain area is the place where Oolong tea was first existed. This is evidenced by Qing dynasty poems and it was named after the part of the Wuyi Mountain where it was originally produced.

Another behind story of this product is that a man named Wu Liang went out to pick tea on a fine day. While he was collecting the good load, something caught his eyes. It was a river deer. He immediately stopped whatever he was doing and went forward to slay the beast. He got distracted by the preparation that he forgets to dry out the precious tea that he has picked up.

After a few days, he finally remembered about his tea but the tea had started to change colour. He was worried that the tea might have gone bad but he didn’t want to let the good tea to be wasted. He started preparing the tea, and when he tasted, he was shocked on the taste sensation. The new tea was aromatic and savoury, unlike those teas that he had tasted before. He made for the neighbours and then the tea was well known throughout the whole province.

During the Qing dynasty, this produt reached the height of their popularity with the introduction to the emperor who was so captivated by the beauty of the tea that word of it spread out quickly.

Drinking Chinese tea brings many health benefits to us, ranging from feelings of well-being to near magical cures. It also has its own health benefits which led to why many people like to drink them. It helps in anti-aging, lower down the high blood pressure and many other health benefits. It helps to prolong your lifespan. Not only that, it can help to build up our digestion system to make digestion easier, refresh yourself and sober up. Overall, oolong tea is a world- famous with many health benefits drinks.


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