Long Jing


Long Jing

Name: Long Jing (Dragon Well Tea)
Category: Green Tea
Origin: Xihu Lake, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province
Shape: Flat
Color: Green, emerald
Description: Very gentle and sweet, these teas can be quite expensive. The tea leaves can be eaten after infusion.

Benefits: Long Jing has high levels of antioxidants like other green teas. Green tea is probably the most studied among other types of teas, and there is lots of evidences support its health benefits. It can improve digestion, burn fat, promote good skin, reduce the incidence of cancer, help to reduce the effects of aging.

How to prepare Long Jing

Simple Method
Tea Cup: 8.8oz / 250ml
Temperature: 185 degree Fahrenheit / 85 degree Celsius
Amount: 2 Teaspoons / 2g Tea
Brewing time: 3 - 5 mins

Gongfu Style Brewing Method
Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
Temperature: 185 degree Fahrenheit / 85 degree Celsius
Amount: 4g Tea
3 steeps: 20s, 35s, 70s

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