This tea is picked manually and only in sunny weather, pulling out the whole bouquet. The process of picking and processing takes only one day.
Weight per package : 50 grams
Country of origin: Anhui
Type: Green Tea
Taste: Light, sweet
Color: Greenish, almost transparent
Aroma: An orchid fragrance, nut flower
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Taiping Houkui 太平猴魁
Tai Ping Hou Kui is one of China’s Ten Famous tea. This tea has won many awards, the most recent being the “King of Tea” award in China Tea Exhibition 2004. Our Tai Ping Hou Kui is from Hou Keng village, located at the foothill of Tai Ping county. In the same way that Xihu area is known to produce the best Long Jing, Hou Keng village is where the highest grade of Hou Kui is produced..
Tai Ping Hou Kui, also known as Monkey King Green Tea, is very healthy for your skin. The antioxidant in green tea helps protect the skin from the harmful effects of free radicals, which cause wrinkling and skin aging. In addition, drinking green tea is an effective and organic way to cure acne. Studies find that green tea fights all the underlying causes of acne: inflammation, insulin resistance and hormones. Regular consumption of at least 3 cups of green tea per day will treat acne by improving insulin resistance, and reducing the levels of hormones.
To bring out the best flavour, the water for brewing Taiping Houkui should be at 70- 80°C. Apply 3-4 g Taiping Houkui tea leaves to an uncovered ceramic teapot, add 1/3 teapot of hot water and brew for two or three minutes. Taiping Houkui Green Tea can generally be brewed for up to 7 times. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.