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It's All About Tea — liu bao

The 3 Most Suitable Teas to Drink in Wintertime (part I)

Posted by Boyka Mihaylova on

Tea has earned a highly respected status among other TCM remedies as “a cure for 10 000 illnesses”. 

While preferences towards one or another tea are strictly based on personal taste, each of the six main tea types has unique properties that can be experienced at their best in a particular set of circumstances.

As most of us living in the Northern hemisphere are amid wintertime, let’s dive deeper into the Chinese teas that hold the most benefits for the human body during wintertime. (Read more)

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A Deeper Look Into Hei Cha

Posted by Angelina Kurganska on

Hei Cha is a post-fermented tea, just like Shou Pu-erh. In fact, essentially, Shou Pu-erh is Hei Cha. But it's not that simple. Not everyone can tell the difference between Hei Cha and Pu-erh.

Hei Cha is an ancient tea with a rich tea history. For example, the original processing techniques of Liu Bao Hei Cha served as the basis for modern-day Ripe Pu-erh preparation. (Read more)

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A Historic Tea: Liu Bao Hei Cha

Posted by Angelina Kurganska on

Liu Bao is a tea of history. It is one of the oldest styles of tea preparation that is still preserved and drank to this day. It is believed that the processing methods of Liu Bao served as the base for modern-day Ripe Pu erh preparation. In fact, the two teas go through very similar processing partially because they are both part of the Hei Cha tea category. (Read more)

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