Zhen Shen Oolong Tea 乌龙 乌龙 Region: Taiwan Description: Traditionally, Zhen Shen Oolong Tea is made from Taiwanese raw materials harvested high in the mountains or in the midlands. There is also continental Zhen shen oolong, which quality is not inferior to Taiwanese. Raw materials for mainland Zhen Shen oolong are harvested in the southern part of Fujian. In the production of Ginseng oolong, not only ginseng root is used, but a mixture of several medicinal plants. Most often, ginseng goes with with licorice and broadleaf holly, also known as kudin. Taste, aroma: The aroma of tea is sweet and bright. The taste is slightly astringent, sweet, intense. The aftertaste is long, sweetish. Useful properties: Zhen Shen oolong tea has a tonic effect, it increases mental and physical performance, helps to recover after overstrain and stress, stimulates the immune system. In addition, Zhen Shen oolong accelerates metabolism, lowers cholesterol, strengthens the walls of blood vessels. Brewing method: to brew this tea, you should use porcelain gaiwan, a porous clay teapot or glassware. The proportions of tea to water: 4-5 grams per 150 ml, pour with water no more than 90 ° C. For the first time, it is enough to brew for 6-8 seconds, then you can enjoy the drink. Tea is able to keep its refined aroma and taste for up to 4 or more brewings.