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temps d'infusion

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4-5 min

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Yunnan Pu erh tea: an intense taste with woody notes

Yunnan Pu erh tea, of Chinese origin, is made from the leaves of wild tea trees that grow in this mountainous region. These trees are not subjected to any chemical treatment. Pu erh is therefore a high quality organic tea, which can be fermented or not. After being plucked and laid flat, the tea leaves are dried in the sun. The result is a green tea called mao cha, which is then aged, in bulk or compressed into cakes, for several years. This is called post-fermentation.

The benefits of Yunnan Pu erh tea

Yunnan Pu erh tea is known for the many benefits it provides. This black tea is an excellent ally for slimming. Rich in antioxidants, it helps to burn fat and thus promotes weight loss. Pu erh is also beneficial to health. It helps reduce cholesterol levels and improves blood circulation. Consumed in the form of infusions, this Chinese tea gives you a real feeling of well-being.

Our tasting tips

How to prepare Yunnan Pu erh tea?

Like all black teas, Pu erh must be prepared with water that is not too hard to boil. Let your tea steep for 4 to 5 minutes in order to appreciate the powerful taste released by the tea leaves in each cup.

How much Yunnan Pu erh tea?

Use 12 grams of black tea leaves for one liter of water to obtain a rich tasting infusion. Depending on your preference, you can prepare your Pu erh in tea bags or directly in a tea ball.

What is the ideal brewing temperature for Yunnan Pu erh tea?

The ideal brewing temperature for Pu Erh tea is 100°C. It is in boiling water that this Yunnan black tea releases its aromas and its characteristic woody taste. After a few minutes, you will obtain a dark red infusion.

When to drink Yunnan Pu erh tea?

Containing little caffeine, Pu erh tea can be drunk throughout the day. Known for its digestive virtues, it is traditionally consumed after a meal.

The benefits of Yunnan Pu erh tea in bulk

Pu erh tea is available in the form of a wafer or in bulk. This second presentation is more practical and has many advantages. Packaged in a zip-lock bag or metal box, the product retains its freshness even after opening. Also, Yunnan red tea sold in bulk is generally of higher quality than that sold in bags. Indeed, unlike the products sold in supermarkets, the leaves are not finely broken.

Why buy your Yunnan Pu erh tea on Thés & Traditions?

Thés & Traditions offers you 100% certified organic products. Buying your Yunnan Pu erh tea on our website guarantees you to enjoy rich tasting infusions, while preserving your health. On the practical side: payment is secure, you benefit from free delivery from 45 euros of purchase and can be delivered at home or in a point-relais. In addition, you will receive a sample for each order placed. What a pleasure to offer you a quality tea at the best price!

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