It's All About Tea — oolong

What Is GABA Tea? The True GABA Effects.

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What Is GABA Tea? The True GABA Effects.
We've all seen GABA tea with it's miraculous benefits and sky-high prices. Picking up some GABA tea from the shelf we see claims of stress relief, pain relief and happiness promotion, amongst some. While GABA does do all those things, taking GABA in the form of tea or supplements doesn't allow it to get absorbed by the body in the same way as when it's naturally produced within our bodies. (Read more)

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Describing Yan Yun: The Elegance Of Wuyi Rock Tea

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Describing Yan Yun: The Elegance Of Wuyi Rock Tea
Similarly with Cha Qi, as many gongfu-ers that exist, the many definitions of Yan Yun you may hear.

In Chinese Yan means rock, which is also where the name Yan Cha comes from — Rock Tea.

Yun, on the other hand, is much more abstract and is more of a feeling, or a knowing, than it is anything of the physical realm. (Read more)

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What is Rock Tea?

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What is Rock Tea?

Rock tea, also known as Yancha (yan meaning rock, cha meaning tea), are oolong teas that come from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province, China.

Tea from this region is the most expensive in the world, with Da Hong Pao topping world records for some of the most expensive tea ever sold. (Read more)

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The World’s Most Popular Chinese Teas

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The World’s Most Popular Chinese Teas
We’ve put together a list that contains the most popular Chinese teas found around the world. If you are just getting into the exquisite world of Chinese teas why not take a look and see what kind of teas others are drawn to? (Read more)

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The Tradition of Drinking Tea and Eating Mooncakes

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The Tradition of Drinking Tea and Eating Mooncakes
The Moon Festival is a national holiday and one of the most important days for the citizens of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, as well as other Asian countries. It is somewhat equivalent to Thanksgiving in the US and Canada. One of the most common ways to celebrate is to gather with your family and loved ones, sitting under the bright shining moon, while eating mooncakes, drinking tea, and appreciating each-others company. (Read more)

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