Wild Bai Hao Yin Zhen
$23.00 – $76.00
Ultra buttery, herbaceous flowers, warm fluffy bread
Bai Hao Yin Zhen (“White Hair Silver Needle”) consists of tea buds that are needle-shaped and covered with fine white hair. This is the finest picking grade of white tea with delicate buds only. The freshly picked tea buds are sun-dried following traditional methods which require careful observation of the sun and the wind for 72 hours. This fine tea originates from Fuding, Fujian Province, China.
Health benefits: includes a rich amount of Catechins and Epicatechins which are antioxidants. These compounds belong to a group of plant chemicals called Flavonoids. Polyphenols are present which are also packed with antioxidants. The amino acid L-Theanine is present. Also includes caffeine.
Glass or porcelain teaware (gaiwan/teapot) is recommended. Heat the water to 95°C/203°F. First, warm the teacup and gaiwan/teapot.
Gaiwan: Use 5g for 100 ml. 1st to 5th steep 3 seconds. 6th to 9th steep 7 seconds.
Teapot (glass or porcelain): Use 5g for 150 ml. Steep for 25 seconds. Add 10 seconds for each additional steep.