Da Hong Pao Oolong Tea
The tea has peaty and earthy notes with hints of stone fruit, brown sugar, and molasses. It has a woody fragrance with mild notes of tobacco and the body is velvety smooth with mild notes of sandalwood. (senchteabar.com)
Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe, is grown in the Wuyi Mountains of Fujian, China. Da Hong Pao has a unique orchid fragrance and a long-lasting sweet aftertaste. Dry Da Hong Pao looks like tightly knotted ropes or slightly twisted strips and is green and brown in color. After brewing, the tea is orange-yellow, bright, and clear. The vibrant flavor is red-orange, toasty, and nutty with mild creamy notes.
Da Hong Pao contains caffeine, theophylline, tea polyphenols, and flavonoids. Many health benefits enhance the popularity of this rare tea. Drinking Da Hong Pao improves energy and helps blood circulation. It also treats edema (water retention) and decreases the bad effects of drinking and smoking. Drinking Da Hong Pao regularly improves the complexion and helps to reduce cough and phlegm.