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Imperial Grade Pu Erh

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This Pu Erh Imperial grade tea is now in its prime drinking window.

The only tea that improves with age, Pu Erh is now seen by many as an investment opportunity very much like wine.

This particular Imperial has a very uniform leaf with a good mix of Golden Tips, signifying its quality. It has a deep aroma, characteristically earthy, slightly smoky, and quite distinctive.

The liquor has a deep red colour and a pleasant earthy, woody, cup that is particularly smooth and fragrant.

When drunk with food, Pu Erh will enhance the digestion of lipid, or fat cells. It is widely drunk with food in China for this very reason.

When drunk regularly this type of tea is proven to reduce cholesterol, control weight and lower blood pressure.

Summary

TYPE: Pu Erh

CAFFEINE: Less

ORIGIN: China

DRINK WHEN? with food

INFUSIONS: 4+

Health Benefits

Pu Erh's are considered indispensable for daily health by the Chinese, Pu Erh Teas are drunk to lower cholesterol, speed up the metabolism, promote weight loss, and improve digestion, of fatty foods in particular.

The Chinese also believe this tea expels toxins associated with diets high in meat products. With its blood cleansing properties, Pu Erhs tea is also drunk to cure hangovers!

What Pu Erh does is, it efficiently digests the lipid cells, or fat cells, therefore your body stores less fat. At the same time the tealeaf itself is a Thermogenic, which means it will increase the metabolism without increasing the heart rate, so you’ll burn more calories naturally.

To gain maximum effect drink a cup with and after each meal. Be religious about it and whenever you eat drink Pu Erh, this way the tea will be in your digestive system with your food and will begin acting immediately.

Do this for three months in order to begin to feel the benefits

Brewing

Take one level teaspoon, about one gram, of Pu Erh tea per person or per cup.

Add boiling water and allow to infuse for up to 5mins depending on your taste.

The leaves can be used to make up to 3 infusions again depending on your taste.

To get the most from your leaves it is wise to remove them when the tea is infused to taste.