Mengding Ganlu Tea
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- Harvest : 2021
- Origin: Meng Shan, Sichuan, China (Southwest of China)
- Feature : Slightly green and Mirco- fur with each bud
- Caffeine : 40~50mg / Cup (~8oz) - Low Caffeined
- Grade: Nonpareil ★★★★★ (Top 1 Quality)
- Brew Ratio : 1: 50~60
- Expired Date: 18 Months
- Storage Conditions: Dry, Refrigerated, No odor, Well-Sealed, Sunshine Shielded, Low Temperature.
What Is Mengding Ganlu Green Tea
According to legend, a Taoist Master Wu Lizhen first planted seven tea bushes on Meng Mountain during the Ganlu era (53-50 BCE) of Emperor Xuan of Han dynasty.Prior to this, tea were picked from wild tea bushes. After he died, the tea was called "tea of the immortals" .Buddhist monasteries were later established on the five peaks of the mountain, and from the Tang dynasty to the Qing dynasty, 360 tea leaves were picked and prepared each spring by the Buddhist monks to be presented to the emperor.The tea was used as ceremonial offering by the emperor. Wu Lizhen was conferred the posthumous honorific title of Master of Ganlu (meaning "Sweet Dew", full title Ganlu Puhui Miaoji Dashi by Emperor Xiaozong of the Sung dynasty, from which the tea acquired its name.
Before the mid-Tang dynasty, tea from the Meng Mountain was rare and highly prized; and as demand grew, more tea bushes were planted.Mengding Ganlu is one of the teas produced in the Meng Mountain and it is a green tea, other teas from Meng Mountain include "Mengding Huangya" and "Mengding Shihua" which are yellow teas. According to the 16th century scholar Li Shizhen who compiled Compendium of Materia Medica, tea produced from Meng Mountain is "warm and able to take charge of disease," unlike other kinds of tea which are generally cool in nature.
Mengding Ganlu Tea BenefitsThe top benefits of Mengding Ganlu tea are weight loss management, prevention of cancer, relief from stress and anxiety symptoms, and reduced risk of heart ailments.
Mengding Ganlu tea contains a moderate amount of caffeine and is a great coffee alternative. The tea can keep you awake but is not as strong as coffee.
Mengding Ganlu has catechins. When mixed with caffeine contained it may help digestion and lead to increased metabolism and burn fat.
Mengding Ganlu tea leaves contain fluorine which can help teeth claium to react and generate "fluorine apatite". This is a material which is very difficult to dissolve in acid.So teeth just likly adding a protective mask and enhanced anti-acid ability.
Mengdiang Ganlu Tea Side EffectsThere are not much side effects related with the Mengding Ganlu tea but it may sometimes lead to gastrointestinal problems like diarrhea, constipation, and stomach problems. In addition, drinking too much tea may lead to nervous system and sleep problems.
FAQs Of Mengding Ganlu Tea
A. Mengding refers to "the top of Meng Shan". Ganlu to describe the tea taste like "sweet dew".
Scoop 1 spoon of Mengding Ganlu green tea (About 2-3g) and threw into GlassTea Cup (or Gai Wan) about 100-150ml. The ratio between tea and water should be around 1:50~60. Pour boiling water with temperature about 70~80°C 158~176℉) and steep about 1~2 minutes then serve as 1st infusion. Steep 3~4 minutes for 3~4th infusion. Kindly notive, it's better to drink within 1 hour.