Reserved for the imperial families since the Song Dynasty in 960 AD.
How to steep Chinese Jasmine tea?
Making loose jasmine tea is too much hassle? Not with the infuser mug in this video:
The water for brewing delicate jasmine tea buds should be at 85°C. Apply 3-4 gram leaves to a teapot or mug and steep for about 3 minutes. Our loose jasmine tea buds can generally be brewed for up to 3 times. Increase the steeping time by one minute for subsequent brews.
Health benefits of Jasmine tea buds
Jasmine is a pleasantly aromatic plant that promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Combining both the health benefits of green tea and Jasmine flowers, it has been loved by Imperial Families for hundreds of years in China to stimulate appetite and digestion, reduce anxiety, and improve skin.
Loose Jasmine green tea origin
The best Chinese jasmine green teas are produced in the province of Fujian. The jasmine flowers are grown at high elevations in the mountains in the east and north part of the province. When making the Imperial Jasmine green tea, the leaves is carefully layered with fresh blooms, which will open and release their scents to the tea. In the morning, the flowers are removed and the process is repeated again that evening. This happens several nights in a row, until the tea master has the aroma balanced just right.
Jasmine tea in Chinese: 茉莉花茶 - mò lì huā chá
|Steeping time||3-4 min|
|Steeping temperature||85 °C - 185 °F|
|Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot||2-5 gram|
|Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz)||1 tbsp|
|Tea Caffeine Content||medium|
|Tea in Chinese||茉莉花茶|