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What is aged tea?

What is aged tea?

The so-called "old tea or aged tea" refers to the finished product of tea processing, which must be stored for a certain period of time, at least 10 years. In other words, tea must be stored for 10+ years. The accumulation of age is a prerequisite, while the storage environment affecting the tea quality plays a key factor. According to the history of the development of Taiwanese Tea, from the earliest Qing dynasty, oolong tea (imitating Wuyi Yancha) and flower smoked tea, to Japan ruled period, twisted Bao Zhong tea, Tie Kuan Yin, Oriental Beauty tea (Bai Hao Wulong), black tea, until...

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One of the Disadvantages of Drinking Tea

Cause insomnia (From Taiwanese's point of view) Drinking too much/too strong tea at one time will lead to nervous excitement, causing insomnia. Because of theophylline with a strong diuretic effect, excessive tea will lead to frequent nocturia; plus tea polyphenols being the role of excitement, drinking too strong or too much tea at night time will lead to excessive mental excitement and affect sleep. The tannic acid in tea coagulating the protein, combining with vitamin B1, leads to the difficulty for the body to absorb protein and the lack of vitamin B1, which are the factors causing loss of appetite, nervousness, easy fatigue. Translated and...

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One of the Benefits of Drinking Tea

In Taiwan, people in ancient society didn’t have decayed teeth. Research shows that those people who often drank oolong teas after meals didn’t have dental caries. That’s the reason why dentists weren't popular in the ancient society.  Here’s one of the benefits of drinking tea:  Anti-caries: Drinking teas, especially drinking oolong teas can prevent teeth from decay. That’s because of high fluoride content in oolong teas. Fluoride ions have a great affinity to the calcium of the teeth. It is difficult to dissolve in the acid for the synthesis of " fluorapatite", just like to add a protective layer onto the...

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