Natural & Beauty-Baihao Yinzhen 白毫銀針
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Baihao Yinzhen also known as White Hair Silver Needle, is a white tea produced in Fujian Province in China. Silver Needle or Bai Hao Yin Zhen or usually just Yin Zhen is the Chinese type of white tea. Amongst white teas, this is the most expensive variety and the most prized, as only top buds (leaf shoots) are used to produce the tea. Genuine Silver Needles are made from cultivars of the Da Bai (Large White) tea tree family. There are other productions that look similar with downy leaf shoots, but most are green teas, and as green teas, they taste differently and have a different biochemical potency than the genuine white tea Silver Needle. It is commonly included among China's famous teas.
In the early days of Europe, when drinking black tea at the same time will be in the cup to add a few White Hair Silver Needle, to show valuable.
Two regions, Zhenghe and Fuding, spanning the north to north-eastern parts of the Fujian province are the major and original producers of this tea, although neighboring counties have also been producing. The two major cultivars employed by these regions are Fuding Da Bai and Zhenghe Da Bai, named after their origins. These differences are important to distinguish the two major styles of Silver Needles — the Zhenghe style and the Fuding style. The former is usually a lot darker, with significantly longer piled-up time for oxidation, yielding a tea with fuller body than the latter style, which is generally lighter with shorter oxidation. The character of the tea tree leaves of the former allows for the extended piled-up time without turning bad. Both styles have their own group of followers, as taste is a rather personal preference.
There are polyphenols, vitamin b1\b2. Niacin, folic acid, vitamin E, vitamin K and vitamin C, Catechin, 25 kinds of amino acids, theanine and a variety of minerals, are richer than other tea content.
Chanel also extracted from the White Hair Silver Needle of theanine and polyphenols of the extraordinary active ingredients, made into a sensitive skin soothing moisturizing lotion. Because White Hair Silver Needle essence of natural soothing calming function, modern women self-made a fashion: tea stand cool, poured into small spray bottle, use as moisturizing water.
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Baihao Yinzhen 白毫银针