Organic Tie Guan Yin, Medium Roast, Special Grade Oolong Tea
Tie Guan Yin, which translates as "iron Goddess of Mercy," is named for the widely revered Buddhist deity. It's produced in Fujian province, China, the only authentic Tie Guan Yin region.
- Flavor profile: Fruity, round, soft, mellow, hints of toasty grain
- Caffeine content: Medium
What's oolong tea?
Oolong tea differs from black tea because it's less oxidized. In oxidation tea leaves are exposed to the air to dry and darken. The more oxidized a tea is, the stronger it is. From strongest to lightest are black, oolong, green, and white teas.
Oolong tea has various health benefits, including helping to lower the risk of diabetes, benefiting heart health, reducing stress, and improving sleep. However, please all oolong teas contain caffeine and should be consumed in moderation.