Jun Shan Yin Zhen


Jun Shan Yin Zhen

Name: Jun Shan Yin Zhen (Junshan Silver Needle Tea)
Category: Yellow Tea
Origin: Junshan Island, Hunan Province
Shape: Wholly made of bud, tea body covered with hairs
Color: Orange-yellow inside, wrapped in a layer of pekoe

Description: Jun Shan Yin Zhen was an imperial tribute tea in the ancient China. It is exclusive to the island of Jun Shan. This rare and unique tea is harvested under rigorous conditions, and the harvest period is very short, only lasting about ten days from the end of March to early April. Only tea buds that are about 3 cm tall, not too old also not too young can be picked.

Benefits: Silver needle tea can lower blood pressure and cholesterol and help improve eyesight in Chinese medicine. Some studies suggest that yellow tea can improve skin health, help to reduce the effects of aging.

How to prepare Jun Shan Yin Zhen

Simple Method
Tea Cup: 12oz / 355ml
Temperature: 185 degree Fahrenheit / 85 degree Celsius
Amount: 4g Tea
Brewing time: 5 - 8 mins

Gongfu Style Brewing Method
Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
Temperature: 185 degree Fahrenheit / 85 degree Celsius
Amount: 5g Tea
5 steeps: 40s, 60s, 80s, 120s, 150s

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