What is the Scientific Basis for the Preciousness of Aged White Tea?

Many people have heard a saying about aged white tea: “one-year tea, three-year medicine, and seven-year treasure”, but they aren’t clear about the reason. As if we say Pu’erh tea “the aged the better”, which means it will taste more mellow and smooth during the aging process because of the ingredients transformation.

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.

How To Choose The Best Silver Needle White Tea

Silver Needle tea also called as Bai Hao Yinzhen is a only slightly fermented tea, taking premium top grade. Fuding and Zhenghe city in the Fujian province of China is home to this white tea.

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.