Pu erh tea

Organic Pu erh is a post-fermented tea grown in China. Also called Yunnan tea, it is the only tea that the Chinese consider as a red tea. This rare tea is known for its medicinal properties. It is widely used in Chinese medicine. Mostly known in Europe under its original nest form called "yunnan tuocha" it comes from the same tea plant as Assam black tea.

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Pu erh tea, an incomparable quality

Our Pu erh tea is characterized by its exceptional quality. More than a pu erh tea, we have chosen to offer you the best. The quality of a post-fermented tea is based on a slow process called aging. It is this age-old know-how held by a few Chinese plantations that gives pu erh its quality and ageing potential.

What are the benefits of Yunnan tea?

Pu Erh tea is one of the "dark" teas. Chinese medicine relies heavily on its beneficial properties. It is considered to restore the balance between yin and yang in the body. Yunnan tea facilitates digestion and helps to detoxify the body. It is traditionally used to reduce lipids, which is why it is believed to have slimming properties.

How to prepare a the pu erh?

Like wine, it has the particularity to be even better with time. Connoisseurs consider Pu Erh to be an exceptional treasure of nature. Thanks to its special fermentation process, it differs from both classic green teas and black teas. It is characterized by its earthy and spicy aroma and its reddish color in the cup. The puer must be steeped for 4 to 5 minutes in water at 100° to ideally diffuse its aromas.