Element Living - Jasmine Silver Tips Green Tea
Production: The tea compose of young leaves with plentiful of buds and silver furs of tea trees grown in high mountains. They are mixed with fresh jasmine flowers to absorb the nature aroma of jasmine. The process is repeatd for several times so that the aroma deeply penetrates into the tea leaves.
Characteristics: It is unfermented green tea. The infusion is full of aroma of jasmine decorated with tiny silver furs. The tea has a distinctive floral scent, a full-bodied refreshing sweet aroma with a long lasting floral aftertaste.
Health Benefits: It is rich in polyphenol antioxidants - catechins. Catechins help to protect body cells and tissues against oxidative damages caused by free radicals in the environment. They also aid in lowering low-density lipoprotein and total cholesterol levels in the blood. Regular intake of tea helps to promote overall health and well-being.
a. Hot Tea: Add 2 teaspoonfuls of tea leaves into a pre-warmed cup or teapot. Rinse tea leaves with boiling water and discard the water immediately. Pour in 200-220ml of 70-80°C(160-175°F) water and steep for 2-4 minutes.
b. Ice Tea: Follow the instruction of making hot tea but pour in 70-80ml of 70-80°C (160-175°F) water and steep for 2-4 minutes. Transfer the tea to another cup and put enough ice to make a cup of delicious ice tea. Add honey or syrup if desired.