Also known as the sweet tea tree , Qing Qian Liu tea has long been renowned for its health-giving qualities. The tree's young leaves contain a wealth of compounds such as polysaccharides, amino acids and flavones as well as several trace elements such as zinc, selenium and germanium, and have a broad range of therapeutic and nutritional values. This tea has beneficial effects in counteracting hypertension, hyperglycemia and promotes the release of hormones responsible for balancing blood glucose. It can effectively inhibit the increase of blood sugar, as well as lowering blood pressure.
Brewing Guide: Fill the teapot 5 grams (1 teaspoon) tea leaves for every 225ml of water. Infuse in hot water at 90°c (194°F) to 95°c (203°F) for 2 to 3 minutes for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.