Xin Yang Mao Jian

Xin Yang Mao Jian

Name: Xin Yang Mao Jian (Xin Yang Fur Tip Tea)
Category: Green Tea
Origin: Xinyang, Henan Province
Shape: Slender needles
Color: Bright yellowish green

Description: Xin Yang Mao Jian is a green tea with a vegetal and nutty aroma. It is normally harvested in early spring. Tea leaves are picked from tea trees growing in the high mountain area of Xinyang. According to the growing season, Xin Yang Mao Jian can be classified into spring tea, summer tea and autumn tea.

History: During the Tang Dynasty, tea production began to flourish. Xinyang had become a famous tea area. At that time, the high-quality teas produced in Xinyang were designated as tribute teas to send to the emperors and nobles. The unique characteristics of Xin Yang Mao Jian were formed in the early 20th century. The tea farmers had improved the processing technology, which made Xin Yang Mao Jian develop rapidly.

Benefits: Xin Yang Mao Jian 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 Xin Yang Mao Jian

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: 3g Tea
4 steeps: 20s, 40s, 60s, 90s

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