WHITE TEA

Silver Needle

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The champagne of white teas. Scent of sweet sap and freshly cut grass with notes of honeydew melon and green acorn. A delicate tea with a subtly sweet, lingering finish.

Harvest: Spring

Origin: Taimu Mountain, Fujian, China

Type: White

Approximate Altitude: 1100m

 

Made only from tender new buds that are picked only 2 days a year in early Spring and processed entirely by hand. After picking the buds are carefully dried and sorted.

In China, Silver Needle is drunk to prevent skin ageing and maintain youthful looks.

 

Directions:

To brew Western style, infuse about 2g (heaped teaspoon) of leaf per 300ml of 85c water for about 3 minutes. You can reinfuse up to 2 times by adding 60 seconds for every subsequent infusion.  

 

To brew Gong fu style, infuse about 5g of leaf per 150ml of 85c water for about 5 seconds. You can reinfuse up to 5 times by adding about 5 seconds for every subsequent infusion. 

Indications: 

Here are just a few known health benefits associated with drinking white tea: Slows the ageing process - Lowers stress and anxiety - Helps reduce the risk of cancer - Boosts your immune system.

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