Xihu Longjing

Xihu Longjing Tea Foundation Introduction

Xihu (West Lake) Longjing, a green tea, one of China’s top ten famous tea. Produced in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province Xihu Longjing Village around the mountains. It has more than 1,200 years of history. West Lake Longjing, is named due to the West Lake in Hangzhou, China Longjing tea area. When Qing Emperor Qianlong visited West Lake in Hangzhou, he praised the West Lake Longjing Tea and sealed the 18 tea trees in front of Hu Gong Temple under Lion [...]

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Xihu Longjing Tea Brewing Guide

The brewing method of Xihu (West Lake) Longjing Tea West Lake Longjing Tea is one of the top ten famous teas in China. It is produced in Longjing Village of West Lake in Hangzhou. It is flat, smooth, straight, tender green and lustrous. It has a delicate fragrance, a delicate taste and a delicate bottom. In brewing, we should pay attention to the control of water temperature and the mastery of brewing skills. Spare: Glass tea is better Water: pure water (best [...]

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How to identify the grade of Xihu Longjing tea

Longjing tea identifies the quality of tea: one is to look at the shape, the other is to look at the soup color, and the third is the bottom of the leaf. Requirement Boutique Super Grade one  Grade two Grade three Appearance flat Flat, smooth and sharp Flat smooth, straight taper Flat smooth, straight Flat and straight, still smooth Flat, still smooth Still straight Color and lustre green and fresh Fresh and tender green Green is still fresh Green Still green Whole broken Uniform heavy, bud peak revealed Uniformity heavy Evenly peaked Evenly Still uniform Cleaness Evenly clean uniform Clean Still clean Still clean Endosarc aroma Tender fragrance Long lasting fragrance Clear fresh, still lasting Fragrance Still fragrance taste Fresh [...]

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What are the benefits of drinking Longjing tea

Xihu Longjing tea known as “Queen of green tea,” One of the reasons is mainly due to the effect and effect of West Lake Longjing tea. West Lake Longjing tea is made of unflavored tea and is cold, so a more significant point of Longjing tea efficacy is to clear heat, diuresis. Longjing tea can refreshing spirit, solve thirst, lower blood levels of neutral fat and cholesterol. It has anti-oxidation, anti-sudden mutation, anti-tumor, lower blood cholesterol and low-density ester protein [...]

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How to identify the quality of Longjing?

There are four major signs in the identification of  Longjing tea: First, Touch: determine the degree of dry tea. Feel free to choose a piece of dry tea, put it between the thumb and forefinger by force twisting into powder, then the degree of dryness is enough; if it is small pieces, the dryness is not enough, or the tea has absorbed moisture. Insufficient dry tea, is more difficult to store, at the same time the aroma is not high. Second, [...]

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