Taiwan Oolong Tea

Originated in China, Oolong tea was introduced to Taiwan in the 18th century with immigrations. After a long period of development, the yield of Taiwan Oolong Tea has accounted for 35% of world output, making it the world's best area for producing oolong tea.

taiwan tea mountain

*taiwan tea mountain.

History of Taiwan Oolong Tea

In the 18th century, oolong tea came to Taiwan with Chinese immigrants from Fujian Province. Farmers discovered that Taiwan's environment and climate brought excellent changes to oolong tea. After 300 years of development, there are dozens of high-quality oolong teas in Taiwan now.

oolong tea plantation taiwan

*taiwan oolong tea plantation.

taiwan oolong tea tree

*taiwan oolong tea tree.

Categories of Taiwan Oolong Tea

Dong Ding Oolong:Taiwan's representative oolong tea, produced in central Taiwan, is characterized by making the tea into a spherical shape. The tea has a strong aroma because the process of tea making focuses on baking.

High mountain tea:Oolong tea planted in the mountains above 1000 meters is the most popular oolong tea in Taiwan characterized by high sweetness while less bitterness.

Paochung Tea:Produced in northern Taiwan with an oxidation degree of 15%-25%, it is the lowest oxidized oolong tea featuring fresh aroma and mild taste.

Oriental Beauty:80% of oxidation degree makes it the highest oxidized oolong tea. It features honey-like aroma.

Taiwan Tieguanyin:Different from traditional Chinese Tieguanyin, Taiwan Tieguanyin carries charcoal aroma after 8 hours’ baking by charcoal aroma.

Jinxuan Oolong:Jinxuan is a kind of tea trees that makes the Oolong tea have slight of milk taste. 

In addition, Four Season Oolong and white tip oolong are all wonderful Oolong teas.

Dong Ding Oolong

*Dong Ding Oolong Tea.

health benefits of Taiwan Oolong Tea

Rich in the antioxidants such as polyphenol, Catechin and flavonoid, vitamin and minerals, Taiwan Oolong Tea is beneficial to health if drink in moderation.

Help lose weight:The catechins in Taiwan Oolong Tea will accelerate metabolism and reduce fat accumulation; the flavonoids will reduce heat absorption.

Reduce the risk of getting cardiovascular disease:tea flavonoids and antioxidants can prevent cardiovascular disease.

Relax yourself:L-Theanine helps soothe stress and get relax.

Help concentrate:Taiwan Oolong Tea has caffeine ingredients that help concentrate and enhance memory. However, excessive intake of caffeine may trigger side effects such as headache, sleeplessness, palpitation, stomachache and stomachache. Please consult doctors and do not drink too much if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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