Ginseng Oolong

Give yourself an instant Boost!

The base for this tea is a light, ‘green’ Oolong tea. After the tea is withered and rolled, but before it is dried it is dusted with a combination of Ginseng and Liquorice root powder.


The cup is aromatic and sweet, the flavour is superb and the Ginseng delivers a wonderful energy.

This lightly fermented 'green' Oolong produces an infusion is deep golden and aromatic. The flavour is invigorating with a hint of sweetness from the liquorice.

A real favourite and a tea that will keep you going all day!

Summary

TYPE: Oolong Teas

CAFFEINE: Medium

ORIGIN: China

DRINK WHEN? Morning / Afternoon

INFUSIONS: 4+

pack size price £ quantity
100g 6.95
250g 16.50
500g 29.95

Health Benefits

Like black and green teas, oolong contains an abundant source of natural plant-derived antioxidant compounds called polyphenols. Oolong teas are semi fermented and therefore are midway between green and black in terms of their health giving properties and caffeine content. There is evidence to suggest that drinking Oolong tea has beneficial effects on Eczema. Highly prized in China for thousands of years, Chinese Ginseng is added to teas, drunk alone as a tonic and chewed on to boost energy and enhance overall health.
Ginseng is said to help alleviate stress and improve stamina. Recent studies in Japan suggest that Oolong, or Wu Long teas are super efficient at burning fat and have been used with great success as a slimming aid when drunk with food.

Brewing

Take one good teaspoon of Ginseng Oolong per cup and pour over water that is boiling. Let your leaves to infuse the water for between 3 and 5 minutes depending on your desired strength. These leaves will produce several infusions, with each cup changing its characteristics. The best way to make this tea is to very quickly rinse the leaves. Pour on boiling water then swirl around, pour off the water and then add the water to make your tea.