An unusual black tea hand-rolled into “pearls” in southern Yunnan, China. This fantastically bold brew offers up all the flavors of a crisp autumn day with just one pearl. Malty, nuanced, and tannic, it also offers complex flavors of fallen leaves, cocoa, and spiced, stewed apples that set it apart from other black teas. Floral aromas and a clean, sweet finish round out this singular infusion. Learn More
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Malty and honey-sweet, with the subtle fruity aroma of oranges. This wild-picked bud tea provides a uniquely rich and savory cup reminiscent of fresh-baked, whole-grain toast with a touch of sweet honeyed butter on top. The malty profiles of barley and wheat are in the foreground, followed by an aftertaste that reveals the fine bud quality of the tea through a fruity scent of oranges. Learn More
One of the most well-known teas in China yet largely undiscovered abroad. This beautiful mix of black and yellow tea tips is more than just a pleasure to the eye. Yunnan Dian Hong tea leaves are grown around 1000 meters above sea level, and in the cold mountain temperatures the leaves grow slowly, acquiring a uniquely intense taste. Steep and discover a yellow gold infusion that is worth a treasure. Learn More
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The first black tea in history. The Lapsang Souchong has a special processing method of smoking tea leaves over pinewood fire. This fine black tea’s clear, bright orange liquor offers a uniquely woody aroma with subtle hints of fruit and flowers. Learn More$8.95Add to Cart
Black tea from the Yunnan province of China, the birthplace of tea itself. A very forgiving tea that will not taste bitter when over-steeped, our Yunnan Black features cocoa and black pepper flavors. This rich and savory tea has a sweet, almost creamy aroma. Classically Yunnan. Learn More$7.95
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Chinese black tea is also known in China as “Chinese Red Tea”, because the tea has a unique dark red color after brewing. Black tea is the most consumed tea type in the world. Black tea health benefits includes: stimulation of digestion, improved appetite, and strengthening of bones. At last, drinking black tea is also good for the heart! Black loose tea leaves are also used to make refreshing ice teas and milk teas. An interesting fact is that Chinese cooks also use black tea to cook “tea eggs”. Worried about sleepless nights? Don't be, the caffeine content in a cup black tea is only a fraction of the caffeine content in cup of coffee. You will only find the best black teas at Teasenz. Order your favorite Chinese black tea today and you will be blown away by its heavenly smooth aroma!
Frequently Asked Questions about Chinese Black Tea
What are the unique health benefits of Black tea?
Many people worry that indulging in their craving for black tea might make them lose out on green teas’ numerous health benefits, but scientific studies recently find out that drinking black teas actually has its own unique heath benefits.
A long-term study by the Netherlands National Institute of Public Health and the Environment found a correlation between regular consumption of black tea and reduced risk of stroke. Researchers looked at data from a study examining the health benefits of foods that are high in flavonoids - phytonutrients with antioxidant benefits. While some of the flavonoids were obtained from fruits and vegetables, 70% came from black tea. These results were proved by a separate study by Dr. Joseph Vita at Boston\'s School of Medicine. For four months, sixty-six men drank four cups of either black tea or a placebo daily. Dr. Vita concluded that drinking black tea can help reverse an abnormal functioning of the blood vessels that can contribute lower the risk of stroke or heart attack.
What is the caffeine content of Black tea?
Tea is naturally low in caffeine. One cup, or 8 fluid oz., of brewed black tea contains about 43 mg of caffeine, while coffee has 150 - 200 mg per cup. Black tea is a perfect alternative for people who are sensitive to the adverse effects of caffeine.
Can I lose weight by drinking Black tea?
Drinking black tea hot or iced can provide a low-calorie energy lift that may help you cut calories and increase your physical activity - two proven ways to lose weight. However, to achieve the best effects, a balanced diet is recommended along with regular consumption of black tea.
What are the most famous Black teas in China?
Keemun and Lapsang Souchong are the two most popular black teas around the world. Their export started as early as the 18th century. Keemun is famous for its strong and lingering floral aroma, while Lapsang Souchong for its rich and smoky flavor.
What is the best moment of the day to drink Black tea?
Researchers find that the L-theanine in Black tea can interact with caffeine, allowing a smaller dose of caffeine to have a stronger effect in terms of boosting concentration and alertness. Therefore, black tea is a perfect drink in the morning to provide you with the energy boost for a long day’s work. Though black tea can be drunk at any time of the day, it’s not suggested to drink two hours before bed, immediately after drinking alcohol, or when hungry.
Is Black tea an energy drink?
Tea is an ancient herbal drink known for its stimulant qualities largely attributed to caffeine. Energy drinks tend to have approximately 75 mg of caffeine per 8 oz serving, while most teas (Black for example) have around 43mg of caffeine per 8 oz serving. Therefore, tea can easily be a good alternative beverage to high sugar content drinks while still giving you the extra energy boost you may need.
How to steep loose black tea?
If you steep tea with a gaiwan (a covered ceramic cup), fill the gaiwan with a dose of tea based on your own preference, filling the vessel about 1/4 full. Rinse the tea and dump the water, then refill with water and steep for 1 to 2 minutes. These teas can be reinfused up to two or even more times depending on the tea.
If you steep tea with a teapot, you may measure a teaspoon of leaves per 6 to 8 oz of water; rinse the leaves, and then steep for between 3 and 5 minutes.
Are there Black tea side effects?
Black tea, like other types of tea, contains caffeine. Consuming too much caffeine may cause certain side effects: for example, for some drinkers, more than 5 cups of black tea a day may cause headache, vomiting and/or diarrhea. Therefore, we recommend drinking no more than four cups a day.
What is the relationship between drinking Black tea and metabolism speed?
Black tea contains caffeine, which is known to cause a small increase in metabolism due to its stimulating effect on the central nervous system. Scientific studies have confirmed that drinking black tea results in a small increase in metabolism, compared to drinking water, reports the United States Department of Agriculture. The slight increase in metabolism led to burning approximately 67 extra calories per day. Black tea is a safe and organic way to lose weight.
What’s the name of Black Tea in Chinese? How to write Black Tea in Chinese?
Black Tea – 红茶 – hóng chá