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Why is tea so fragrant?

Why is tea so fragrant?

When we gather together to taste new products, we sometimes meet some colleagues who "smell the fragrance", "What kind of tea are you brewing, it smells so good". In the process of drinking tea, you can feel the fragrance from different angles of dry tea, cover fragrance, soup fragrance, and leaf bottom fragrance. In addition, a variety of fragrance types, fresh fragrance, floral fragrance, fruity fragrance... each has its own merits. I don’t know if you have paid attention to a question: why is the aroma of tea so rich? In fact, the presentation of these aromas has a certain...


Why tea shows different faces in sunny and rainy days? The weather really has an effect on the tea!

Why tea shows different faces in sunny and rainy days? The weather really has an effect on the tea!

With the fresh enthusiasm, every day I pry out a piece of tea to brew, with friends we sit around a table and savor it. A day after half a month, it was raining outside. People in the house listen to the rain through the window, cook tea with a small fire, wait for the new boiling tea, and then pick up the cup to sip, it is really a kind of happiness in the world! Wait, it seems the taste isn’t right? We can't believe own tongue and brew another cup of tea, sip again: really not right. How...


Drinking rock tea will make you get inflamed. Is this a "rumor" or something else?

Drinking rock tea will make you get inflamed. Is this a "rumor" or something else?

Recently I replenished a lot of new rock tea, but many tea friends say they are afraid of "drink injury" like "getting inflamed". It sounds funny, but inflammation can be often heard in most Chinese lives. Swollen gums, mouth ulcers, acne, inner heat, etc., when these symptoms occur, we will use the word "on fire" to summarize all these phenomenons and causes which making us produce bad physical and psychological experience. In TCM theory, excessive fire is caused by the imbalance between Yin and Yang, resulting in excessive Yang qi and internal heat syndrome. Once on fire, you have to think...


"Bitterness and astringency", it is the nature of tea after all, or the failure of brewing?

"Bitterness and astringency", it is the nature of tea after all, or the failure of brewing?

When it comes to tea with sweet and mellow style, such taste can cater to human's natural preference for sweetness and this tea is always easy to get consistent approval or praise, "so sweet, good taste". But when our taste bud feel the bitter and astringent taste in tea, someone can't help frowning and doubt, "well? Is the tea bad? Or is it a fail brewing?" Such "bitterness", which does not bring immediate pleasure, can easily be attributed to the defect or imperfection of tea, especially in the case of limited cognition. Why there is bitterness in tea? First, look...


Why does everyone love Zisha pot? What mystery does Zisha pot have when using it to make tea?

Why does everyone love Zisha pot? What mystery does Zisha pot have when using it to make tea?

In order to brew out the most charming flavor, people often say that different tea should be matched with different tea pot because of the different characteristics, which is also the reason why people who love tea all love Zisha pot. Why does Zisha pot suit to make tea so much? What features does it have after all to make it sit on the throne of tea pots all of a sudden? Zisha pot's four advantages we have to say Air permeability of Zisha teapot Purple sand(Zisha) has a very special structure -- double stomatal structure. This double stomatal structure...

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