How to Brew Fuding White Tea

The Fuding white tea based on the picking standards can be divided into Silver Needle White Tea, White Peony Tea, Gongmei White Tea, Shoumei White tea and etc, which need different brewing methods. If you do not want to memorize the brewing methods of each tea by rote, you can take a look at this article to master some practical rules about how to brew Fuding white tea.

Benefits of white tea

White tea has remarkable health benefits according to Chinese medicine theory. Today, we will discuss some of them closely relating to our daily life

Aged white tea

The term aged white tea refers solely to these white teas which have been stored for a long period of time (10-20 years). They are abundant in phytochemicals and valuable for both drinking and collecting.

Fuding White Tea

Fuding white tea refers to teas made of leaves of Fuding DaBaicha and Fuding Dabaihao which are native to Taimu Mountain, Fujian.

Tea Name Lists

There may be some confusing to tea beginners about the names of various teas. Sometimes a tea maybe have different names on different websites. For example, Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong Tea is also being called Tie Guan Yin or Ti Kuan Yin.

Chinese Tea History Part Ⅲ – White Tea History

White tea is famous for the fine white “pekoe” hairs that cover its leaves, it's green-gray colored leaf buds and pale yellow-green colored tea with a subtle, sweet flavor. Considered the pinnacle of teas in China, it is mainly produced in the Fuding, Zhenghe, Songxi and Jianyang areas of Fujian province.