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    Name: Yellow Tea - Huo Shan Huang Ya   

    Original: Bai Ma Jiang peak of Da Bie Shan mountain area, Huoshang county, Anhui province           

    Tea tree: Local old bush in Bai Ma Jiang peak   

    Harvest time: 2017 spring   

    Picking standard: One bud with one or two leaves   

    Dried tea color: Yellowish green color   

    Shape: Tight and straight   

    Aroma: Fresh, floral & sweet aroma   

    Taste: Fresh, sweet, mellow, unique floral taste   


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    Yellow tea - Huo Shan Huang Ya

    Our yellow tea is from the Bai Ma Jiang peak in Da Bie Shan mountain in Huoshan county, Anhui province, which its peak elevation is 1774 meters high. Well-selectly one bud with one leaf/two leaves picking standard, its leaves are long and twisted in appearance, closely resembling swords in shape and it can be used as whole leaves or in tea leaves-form. Our traditional yellow tea (Huo Shan Huang Ya) enjoys very sweet and thick taste with good floral aroma. Unlike green tea, yellow tea focuses more on the tea taste; that is why yellow tea has sweeter & thicker taste than green tea, but not its aroma.

    Also unlike the other several types of yellow tea, such as Jun Shan Yin Zhen & Meng Ding Hua Ya, our yellow tea (Huo Shan Huang Ya) has its own unique & special oxidated(yellowed process), whose yellowed process must be conducted three times during the whole making process.  So that is why Huo Shan Huang Ya's taste & apperance also different from Jun Shan Yin Zhen & Meng Ding Hua Ya. Our Huo Shan Huang Ya is made according to the traditional yellowed process, not the Huo Shan green bud green tea.

    History and growing area

    Thought yellow tea's traditional making process in ancient time is lost, it is re-discovered by the Chinese tea experts based on the records in tea books & history books in 1970s. The specialness of this tea was discovered in 1368 and became a tribute tea to the Ming Dynasty until 1644 BCE. It is grown in the Anhui province located in Eastern China near Shanghai. Currently, the tea is not very easy to obtain, like many other teas of its type, but the rich country of China never runs out of supply. With more than 500 years later since its discovery, This yellow tea (Huo Shan Huang Ya) has proven to be a top tea among tea lovers to-date.

    Taste of yellow tea

    When properly brewed, this exotic tea has a light and pleasantly sweet and thick flavor, with grassy notes and hints of umami. They should be steeped in water boiled up to 180 degrees Celsius for not more than 3 minutes until a clear liquor with a rich cream color and floral aroma is obtained. Bear in mind that over-steeping will only result in an unpleasantly bitter cup of tea. You may add sweeteners and milk if you wish, but it can be drunk without them. As a matter of fact, it's healthier and more pleasant in its natural state.

    Best time to drink yellow tea

    This tea can be enjoyed at any time of the day, but the best time to have it is in the morning so that your body can receive all the energy it needs for the busy day ahead. It should also be drunk in the evening after the evening meal to help you relax. Its powerful positive effects on the human body as well as its numerous health benefits are reason enough to take it on a daily basis. Feel free to share it with your friends when they visit you.


    Health benefits

    Yellow tea helps the body in more ways than one. Some of its benefits are; it helps you lose weight if you're overweight, it cures esophageal cancer thanks to the polyphenols present in it, it corrects indigestion when taken before and after meals, stimulates your appetite and boosts your stomach and spleen. It also helps in detoxification, controls diabetes by regulating the amount of sugar in the blood and slows down the aging process.