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It's All About Tea — chinese tea

Tea for the soul – Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Balancing our internal energies is crucial for a relaxed and healthy body. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been around for thousands of years. According to this ancient knowledge, all teas are either cooling or heating. Understanding the properties of tea may help us make more conscious choices when choosing a tea for the soul for our gongfu session. (Read more)

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What Is Bug Bitten Oolong? (Oriental Beauty Oolong And More)

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Bug Bitten Oolong originated in Taiwan in the early 20th century. Once, there was a tremendous amount of leafhoppers feasting on one farmer’s tea bushes. Instead of forsaking the whole harvest, he decided to proceed with processing these tea leaves. Thus, the first Oriental Beauty Oolong came into existence — the forerunner of bug-bitten tea. (Read more)

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What Is Yabao Raw Pu-erh Tea? Is This A Caffeine Free Tea?

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Yabao. Depending on who you ask, Yabao tea can be categorized as raw pu-erh, white tea, white raw pu-erh, pu-erh buds, or even as a tisane! These are just some of the many categories this elusive Chinese tea falls into. So what is Yabao? Actually, it's quite tricky to define and confine it to a particular tea category. What we do know is, it's incredibly delicious. So let's try to take a closer look at what makes it so. (Read more)

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How To Make Tea Eggs (Using Loose Leaf Tea)

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Continuing this month's topic of food with tea, we have a popular Chinese street snack - tea eggs! In this post, we'll discuss how to make tea eggs and the different variations that exist. (Read more)

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Silver Needle White Tea

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Silver Needle White Tea, or Bai Hao Yin Zhen, is one of the most popular types of White Tea! It has a unique appearance — fuzzy white tea tips, soft like bunny ears. The taste is elegant and alluring. One who has tried a quality Silver Needle will likely continue the quest of enjoying only the finest Bai Hao Yin Zhen there is. Read this article to find out what makes it so unique and how to choose only the best Silver Needle Tea! (Read more)

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