Sunday, April 27, 2008

Chinese Oolong Tea

Chinese Oolong Tea is combining the best qualities of green tea and black tea. Oolong tea is not only as clear and fragrant as green tea, but also as refreshing and strong as black tea.If you drink Oolong tea, the natural aroma may linger in your mouth and make your throat much comfortable.

The processing of Chinese Oolong tea include six procedures: sunshine withering, tedding fresh leaves, rocking green, stir-fry gree, rolling, drying.

According to different producing areas, Chinese Oolong tea is sorted by four types: North Fujian Oolong tea, South Fujian Oolong tea, Guangdong Oolong tea and Formosa Oolong tea.

It's hard to confirm the specific time when Oolong tea was created. All historical records indicate that Fujian is the origin location of Oolong tea.

The name of "Oolong" is also a enigma to Chinese tea history. Is it named after a placename or any variety of tea plant? The pinyin for "Oolong" is "Wu Long", which means "black dragon". Does the tea name of "Oolong" have any relation with "Dragon" which traditionally taken as the Chinese lucky indication?

Oolong Tea is helpful in antiaging, bringing high blood pressure down, improving immunocompetence,anti-heart-disease etc.Oolong Tea can help you digest food,refresh yourself and sober up.It is also helpful in prolonging your lifespan.To sum up,it is a world-famous natural health drink

Popular Chinese Oolong tea: Anxi Oolong tea, Yellow Gold Oolong, Ti Kuan Yin,

Wuyi Cliff tea, Da Hong Pao, Phoenix Oolong, Phoenix Single Bush