Da Hong Pao also Big Red Robe is a kind of oolong tea, and it is the best oolong tea. This kind of tea is mainly produced in Wuyi Mountain, Fujian Province, China. It is also called Wuyi Mountain rock tea.
It is said that the tea tree of this kind of tea grows in the rock crevices of Wuyi Mountain, where the climate is unique, the tea quality is particularly good, and the taste is sweet. High-quality Da Hong Pao has both the fragrance of green tea and the sweetness of black tea. It is the best oolong tea in China.
Dahongpao tea leaf is tightly tied, its color is are rich in colors. The most outstanding quality of Big Red Robe tea is its orchid fragrance. It is also very durable to brewing, with fragrance still lingering after seven or eight cups.
Dahongpao has three special beneficial components: tea polyphenols, tea polysaccharides, and theanine.
These three components have good effects on anti-cancer, lowering blood lipids, enhancing memory, and lowering blood pressure.
There are a lot of tea polyphenols, the most important of which is EGCG, which has an anti-cancer function.
The content of tea polysaccharides is 3.1 times that of black tea and 1.7 times that of green tea, which can enhance human immunity and reduce blood lipids.
As a unique amino acid of tea, the content of theanine reaches 1.1%, which can promote blood circulation in the brain, enhance memory, and lower blood pressure.
Benefits and effect
1. Exciting effect
The caffeine of tea can excite the central nervous system, help us invigorate our minds, improve our thinking, eliminate fatigue, and improve work efficiency.
2. Diuretic effect
The caffeine and theophylline in tea have a diuretic effect and are used for the treatment of edema and water stagnation.
The detoxification and diuretic effects of black tea syrup can treat acute icteric hepatitis.
3. Cardiotonic and antispasmodic effect
Caffeine has the effects of strengthening the heart, antispasmodic and relaxing smooth muscle, relieves bronchospasm, promotes blood circulation.
It is also a good auxiliary drug for the treatment of bronchial asthma, relieving cough, and reducing phlegm, and myocardial infarction.
4. Inhibition of arteriosclerosis
The tea polyphenols and vitamin C in tea have the effect of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis to prevent arteriosclerosis.
Therefore, among people who drink tea regularly, the incidence of hypertension and coronary heart disease is lower.
5. Antibacterial and antibacterial effects
The tea polyphenols and tannins in tea have an effect on bacteria, which can coagulate bacterial protein and kill bacteria.
It can be used to treat intestinal diseases, such as typhoid fever, dysentery, enteritis, ulcers, etc.
6. Weight loss
The caffeine, inositol, folic acid, pantothenic acid and aromatic substances in tea can regulate fat metabolism.
Especially oolong tea has a good decomposition effect on protein and fat.
Tea polyphenols and vitamin C can lower cholesterol and blood lipids, so drinking tea can reduce weight.
7. Anti-caries effect
Tea contains fluoride, and fluoride ion has a great affinity with the calcium of teeth, which can become a kind of "fluorapatite" which is hard to dissolve in acid, just like adding protection to teeth.
The layer improves the ability of teeth to resist acid and caries.
8. Helps reduce fat and aid digestion.
The caffeine in tea can increase the secretion of gastric juice, help digestion, and enhance the ability to break down fat.
9. Helps protect teeth and improve eyesight.
The high content of fluoride in tea leaves is beneficial for preventing dental caries, protecting teeth and firm teeth.
Vitamin C and other ingredients in tea can reduce the turbidity of eye crystals.
Drinking tea regularly has a positive effect on reducing eye diseases, protecting eyes, and improving eyesight.
How to brew a hong Pao tea
Dahongpao tea is particularly resistant to foaming. It is suitable for high water temperature when brewing.
It is best to keep the water between 98 degrees Celsius and 100 degrees. Dahongpao tea is suitable for use with purple sand tea sets or other ceramic tea sets.
If a teapot is used to brew Dahongpao, the number of tea leaves should account for 1/2 of the capacity of the teapot.
Dahongpao tea can also be brewed in a cup. Each gram of tea is suitable to be filled with 25 ml of boiling water.
When flushing into the cup, the wastewater should be flushed into the cup from a high place, and the cup should be flushed.
When it is full, use the lid of the cup to remove the foam on the surface, then cover and simmer for 15 seconds.
Dahongpao can make the soup in fifteen seconds in the first soak, and the soup out time should be about 30 seconds in the second infusion.
After each additional soak, the soup out time should be extended appropriately.
Under normal circumstances, the Dahongpao is put in one by one, and the brew can be repeated six to seven times.
There are no clear and strict regulations on the ratio of tea to water for brewing Dahongpao, as well as the time for the soup.
The above is just a reference standard. You must master a basic principle to brew Dahongpao, that is, brewing Dahongpao.
The soup will come out as soon as possible after soaking. If the soaking time is too long, the taste of the tea soup will deteriorate.
Dahongpao is a tea that everyone often drinks in daily life. Drinking it often has a good health effect on the body.
Through the introduction of this article, I hope to help you better understand Chinese Dahongpao tea.