Termín Ming Qian Cha – 明前茶 Before Qing Ming, i.e., harvested in early spring when the leaves are supposedly of the highest quality, assuming e.g. the cultivar has not been solely developed for an early pluck. It literally means teas harvested before the spring festival of Qing Ming-清明 (early April).
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“Long spring jade leaves” – Tiny flat leaves from a fine harvest – only a bud and a leaf.
When dry, it smells wonderfully fresh and fresh of spring herbs or flowering meadows. The taste is uplifting, sparkling and slightly spicy. Aftertaste gets on the palate. Fresh light tea, ideal for enjoying spring.
Dried jasmine flower (moli-hua), Jasminum Sambac. It comes from China, from where it spread further to Arabia and Persia and from there to Europe. It is an evergreen climbing plant or shrub, which grows to a height of 0.5-3 m. According to Chinese medicine, it improves eyesight and promotes smooth menstruation.
Dried hawthorn berries (shan-zha, lat. Crataegus cuneata) - helps good digestion, removes fats from blood vessels, lowers blood cholesterol levels and breaks down fatty acids (which helps it lose weight), lowers blood pressure and has heart-specific antioxidant effects, which can help fight most heart diseases.
Fresh, only lightly dried Lycium chinense (goji, wolfberries), which has been used throughout China for centuries.
The shape is a bit like raisins, the taste of the fruit is sweet with a slightly sour aftertaste.
In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and among ordinary Chinese, goji is considered an indispensable food supplement. It is known for its benefits to the human body, both in young and old age. No negative side effects are known.
"White King"-Jasmine tea is produced in many provinces in China and is very popular (especially in the north of the country). The tea can be dried with jasmine and its odor can be absorbed, or the jasmine can be added directly to the tea. In this way, the tea acquires the aroma of jasmine, but still retains its original taste. Jasmine tea is light and pleasant. "White King" itself is a relatively high-quality green tea with rich fluff, but the addition of jasmine further improves its quality.
The white king we provide is mixed with fresh autumn jasmine in a ratio of 4:1 (gradually use 4 kg of jasmine per 1 kg of tea).
Momordica charantia (ku gua) - creeping or creeping, pumpkin-like plant with herbaceous shoots up to 5 m long. Its tendrils are branched, leaves typically palmately five to seven-lobed, flowers unisexual, five-fold, yellow in color, with distinct veins. The fruits are 5-25 cm long, spindle-shaped, with a wrinkled surface, ripening yellow. The plant has been introduced to virtually all tropical areas.