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[Update:2019.10.19]High Mountain Pu-erh Tea is Now Available in Our Store
High mountain purple raw pu-erh tea is now available in our store. This is one of the very interesting raw pu-erh teas we made in 2019. High mountain tea called Zi-Cha High mountain purple tea is made from the specific varietry called Zi-cha by the locals. In Chinese, Zi-cha means purple tea. This variety is …
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[Update:2015.01.15]Easy way to understand the scientific name of tea
Tea is made of the plant called Camellia sinensis. But as you know, it is further classified into various types such as Assam, Yabukita, Tie Guan Yin, Shui Xian or China bush. Are these types considered as species or cultivar? I would like to explain the rules that classify the type of tea variety. There …
[Update:2019.10.19]High Mountain Pu-erh Tea is Now Available in Our Store
High mountain purple raw pu-erh tea is now available in our store. This is one of the very interesting raw pu-erh teas we made in 2019. High mountain tea called Zi-Cha High mountain purple tea is made from the specific varietry called Zi-cha by the locals. In Chinese, Zi-cha means purple tea. This variety is …
[Update:2019.04.19]The Field Report of Yunnan Tea in 2019
We have been staying in Yunnan since 9th of April for sourcing spring tea. In previous years, we usually came here before the end of March. This year, we shifted our schedule about 10 days later since we wanted to stay here until the end of spring tea season. This past week, we were engaged …
[Update:2017.12.28]A Shiboridashi, the perfect alternative of a Gaiwan
Shiboridashi is one of the tea brewing equipments. In Japan, this equipment is often introduced for brewing Gyokuro or Sencha. However, if we understand its characteristics well, we will notice that it is rather more suitable for brewing pu-erh tea or fermented tea. It is not a must to use Shiboridashi for Gyokuro Generally, a …
[Update:2018.09.10]The Easiest Way to Prepare Tea in Cold Water
In hot weather, it is quite nice to prepare tea in cold water. I would like to share the easy way to prepare tea in cold water.  Green tea, White Tea and Raw Pu-erh works very well It is not necessary to look for tea specially designed for cold water brewing. As long as the …
[Update:2017.08.18]Making 4 times fired Phoenix Oolong Lao Cong Shui Xian
We just placed an order for very unique types of Phoenix Lao Cong Shui Xian. It is the Shui Xian collected from old tea tree, and undergoing four times baking. The entire baking process takes one year for production. I am only able to receive this tea in next year. It is the baking that …
[Update:2018.05.20]Seeking for Limited Tea Only Available in May
We arrived Yunnan in March and have been staying for more than one month. In Lincang, spring tea starts around 20th of March. On the other hand, certain teas only available for the first plucking in May. As much people cherish the earliest fresh tea of the year, little people know that the higher the …
[Update:2018.06.05]Unique Flavor and Attractive Function! Fuzhuan Cha
We have upgraded our Fuzhuan cha 茯磚茶. Fuzhuan cha is also called Fu Tea. This tea is an essential source of minerals for nomad people who live in the North West of China. Unique fermentation process that is different from ripe pu-erh tea Fuzhuan cha is categorized as the dark tea, the same category as …
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[Update:2015.09.28]Pesticide Status of Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong
One of the very important criteria we select tea is the safety. In particular, we care a lot on the pesticide. There are some tips I would like to share abut the pesticide status on Phoenix oolong. Official importing procedure to Japan Usually it is the must to conduct pesticide analysis if we officially import …

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High Mountain Pu-erh Tea is Now Available in Our Store
High mountain purple raw pu-erh tea is now available in our store. This is one of the very interesting raw pu-erh teas we made in 2019. High mountain tea called Zi-Cha High mountain purple tea is made from the specific varietry called Zi-cha by the locals. In Chinese, Zi-cha means purple tea. This variety is …
Taiping Houkui 2019 is now available in our store
2019 Taiping Houkui is available in our store. Taiping Houkui was listed as the Top Ten Famous Teas in China. It has been the well-known green tea of Anhui province since Qin dynasty. We have both standard and special tribute grade. The special tribute grade was grown at higher altitude and it gives longer lasting …

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The Ultimate Natural Farming, Liu Jia Raw Pu-erh Tea 2018

We started selling Liu Jia Raw Pu-erh Tea 2018. This year we have made a big improvement in process. We conducted very long withering process in order to enhance the flavor and richer drinking sensation. Completely Left in Wild like Tarzan Liu Jia Raw Pu-erh Tea is from the tea garden owned by Mr. Liu. …

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Q: Can pregnant woman can drink tea?
  Answer:     You need to care about the caffeine intake If a pregnant woman drinks tea, the caffeine from tea will be also delivered to baby. The baby’s liver has low metabolic rate, the caffeine lingers longer. That is the point why it is said that pregnant woman has to refrain from intaking …

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