Liu An Gua Pian Green Tea - Liu An Melon Seed
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How to steep Liu An Melon Seed Green Tea?
To bring out the best flavor of the tea, the water for brewing Legendary Liu An Melon Seed should be at 80°C. Apply 3-4 g Liu An Melon Seed tea leaves into the teapot, add hot water, and brew for 4-5 minutes. Liu An Melon Seed can generally be brewed for up to 3 times. For optional taste, refill around 70% full of hot water when one-third of the first brew remains.
Liu An Melon Seed Origin
Liu An Melon Seed is a unique type of Chinese green tea produced in Liu An County in Anhui Province in the middle part of China. One of the oldest teas in China, it has been highly praised by tea connoisseurs from Tang Dynasty and was chosen as a special gift for Henry Kissinger during his first secret visit to China in 1971.
Liu An Melon Seed Health Benefits
Drinking Legendary Liu An Melon Seed and other Chinese green teas helps reduce the risk of cancer. The antioxidant in green tea is 100 times more effective than vitamin C and 24 times better than vitamin E. This helps your body at protecting cells from damage which is proved to be linked to cancer. In addition, it helps prevent heart disease and stroke by lowering the level of cholesterol. Even after the heart attack it prevents cell deaths and speeds up the recovery of heart cells.
Is Liu An Melon Seed really made of Melon Seed?
No, “Melon Seed” refers to the shape of this rare type of tea, resulting from the pan-firing process.
Liu An Melon Seed in Chinese: 六安瓜片 - liù ān guā piān
|Steeping time||4-5 min|
|Steeping temperature||80 °C - 175 °F|
|Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot||2-5 gram|
|Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz)||1.5 tbsp|
|Tea Caffeine Content||medium|
|Tea Region||Liu'an Village|
|Tea in Chinese||六安瓜片|
- A highly recommended tea for daily consumption.
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