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Name: Yunnan Tong Qing Hao Pu-erh Tea Cake
Origin : Yunnan, China
Rating : ★★★★
State : Cooked, Ripe
Grade : good It means that, though not the top (best). But it is also of high quality and high-grade.
Ingredients: 100% Organic Puer tea leaves
Net Weight: 357 grams (12.5 ounces)
Taste : This Pu erh Tea liquid is a bright orange colour with a pure fragrance and a strong and mellow flavour. An after-taste later developed.
Storage : Keep this Pu erh Tea in an airtight container and store in a cool, dry place avoiding direct sunlight. (The longer it stores the mellower and more valuable it becomes).
Brewing Guide: To prepare Pu-erh tea from bricks, pry out the desired amount leaves and place in a teapot. Rinse by covering with boiling water and quickly pour off. Cover with boiling water again and let steep 5-30 seconds (depending on how light or dark you want the tea) and serve. Pu-erh tea can be steeped 10-20 times.
2.cancer prevention, cancer.
3.healthy teeth on oral health.
4.anti-inflammatory, bactericidal and Diarrhea.
5.lipid-lowering and weight loss, lower blood pressure, anti-atherogenic.
The The many health benefits of Pu-erh tea has lead it to being known as the "Wonder Tonic" and the "Medicinal Tea". Long standing consumers of Pu-erh tea believe it has anti-aging properties and can prolong life.
The native area for Brick tea processing is Southern Yunnan in China. Tea Bricks 'Zhuan Cha' were most commonly produced in ancient China prior to the Ming Dynasty, and at one time, used as currency. From a functional perspective, they were easy to transport along the silk trade route and were thereby compressed.
Tea bricks are made primarily from the broad leaf 'Dayeh' Camellia Assamica tea plant varietal and are blocks of tea leaves that have been packed in molds and pressed into block form. Traditionally, wooden molds were used for shaping, which have reduced in popularity to more mechanical methods.
Tea bricks are making a resurgence in tea drinking and various forms (Green, White, Black, Pu-er and Golden Tips tea bricks) are available now. Other shapes of compressed teas such as round cakes 'Been Cha' and square discs 'Fang Cha', small bowls 'Toucha' can also be found. The tea leaves used in the production of tea bricks vary widely in quality, ranging from the use of twigs and mature leaves in coarse grade tea bricks, to the use of pekoes for the production of higher grade tea bricks.
Harvested tea leaves are either partially dried and pressed into bricks as whole leaves or thoroughly dried and ground before being pressed into bricks. Newly formed tea bricks are then left to cure, dry, and age before being sold or traded.
About Tong Qing Hao
As early as in the first year of the Qing Dynasty (1736 A.D.)， Tongqing Tea Firm opened a mill in Yiwu Town of Xishuangbanna Prefecture to produce tea products. The mill was the first of its kind in Yunnan to adopt refined tea processing technology featuring “6 rounds of screening tealeaves and 6 rounds of discarding unsatisfactory materials”. Thanks to the top quality of its products， Tongqing Tea Firm earned enormous fame and became the biggest Pu’er tea seller of its time in Xishuangbanna.
The “dragon and horse” pattern on the instruction sheet， which was packed with its products after being authorized in the late Qing Dynasty in line with The Rules for Trial Implementation of Trademark Registration， was one among the earliest trademarks in China. The “Tongqing Tea Firm” pattern recorded in the history of Chinese tea culture has become the gem of trademarks in the Chinese history. Xishuangbanna Tongqing Tea Co. Ltd. has inherited the unique features of its ancestors. By utilizing refined technology and delicately screening tealeaves picked from the pre-Ming Dynasty ancient arbor tea trees growing in 6 major tea-producing mountains， the Company produces its series top-quality Pu’er tea products， all of which are exclusively hand-processed.