Lu An Gua Pian

About Lu’an Guapian (Melon Seed) Tea

Lu’an Guapian (Melon Seed) (六安瓜片), one of China’s top ten famous tea, referred to as melon pieces, tablet tea, produced in Lu’an City, Anhui Province Dabie Mountains area, said “Luzhou Lu’an tea” in Tang dynasty, is the famous tea; called “Lu An Gua Pian” in Ming dynasty, for the top grade, great tea; is tribute to the court of tea in Qing dynasty. Lu’an Guapian (Melon Seed), is one of green tea special teas. “It has a long history and [...]


Lu’an Guapian (Melon Seed) Tea Efficacy

Lu’an Guapian chemical composition has a very healthy role. Its chemical composition is composed of 3.5-7.0% of inorganic matter and 93-96.5% of organic matter. There are about 27 kinds of inorganic mineral elements in tea, including phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, magnesium, manganese, fluorine, aluminum, calcium, sodium, iron, copper, zinc and selenium. Organic compounds in tea are mainly proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, alkaloids, tea polyphenols, organic acids, pigments, aroma components, vitamins, saponins, sterols and so on. Tea leaves contain 20-30% [...]