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Uncle Lee's Tea, Organic Pu-erh Tea, 18 Tea Bags, 1.14 oz (32.4 g)11 Reviews
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0.42 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: UNL-00018
- UPC Code: 879792000181
- Package Quantity: 18 Tea Bags, 1.14 oz (32.4 g)
- Dimensions: 2.6 x 3.3 x 5 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
- Imperial Organic
- USDA Organic
- Certified Organic by QAI (Quality Assurance International)
Pu-Erh is a tea that undergoes a period of aging. It is the most complex of Chinese teas. Traditionally all teas were fermented in the manner due to long travel times when they were being exported. In ancient time round cakes of these teas were used as currency. When brewed, Pu-Erh tea has a dark reddish color with a strong, full and earthy taste. Some scientific studies have suggested the possibility that Pu-Erh tea reduces cholesterol and blood fats.
To brew a perfect cup of puh erh tea, place one tea bag into a 8 oz cup. For best results use boiling water. Steep for 3 to 6 minutes depending on desired strength. Sweeten to your desired taste.
Organic pu-erh tea leaves.
|Serving Size: 1 bag (1.8 g)|
|Amount||% Daily Value|
|Not a significant source of saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, sodium, fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium or iron.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Thank you iHerb! I requested for this product. Great price too! This is a dark tea with smooth and flavorful taste, which is kind of similar to Oolong Tea, but much richer. My favorite after meal tea. It takes a long time to make it through multiple fermenting processes. My experience is that it helps suppress hunger sensation. When I drink it after meal, I feel very satisfied, so I won't eat more, and won't be hungry so soon. It is said to break down fat in GI and reduce cholesterol, and subsequently help lose weight. You are supposed to drink it about 30 min-1 hr after each meal; especially after a rich meal, and that is what Chinese people do. I can't speak for dieters as I am not drinking it for that purpose. But I believe it can help. For that purpose, I recommend that you look it up on the Internet for details because there is much said on that. Enjoy it!
This is the best Pu-erh Tea that I have ever tasted. The flavor of the tea is very good and the fact that it is organic makes it premium. Take note though that this is a Chinese tea and it is best taken without sugar. The Chinese take it after dinner to get rid of the greasiness in the food which is typical of Chinese meals.