Drinking Chinese Tea Is Quite An Art

- Apr 26, 2019-

What must be in the list of Chinese people's daily drinks is - tea! According to the color and degree of fermentation, tea can be divided into green, white, yellow, oolong, black and dark green tea. But tea can be also divided into warm, hot, cold and cool nature. To distinguish tea nature before drinking and how do people with different physique s drink tea? A table teaches you how to find the tea best fit for you.


The production process of tea has a great influence on tea brewabilities , and the tea with high fermentation degree is more durable to brew than the tea with lower fermentation degree. Comparison of the fermentation degree of six major types of tea: green tea <white tea < yellow tea < oolong tea < black tea < dark green tea.


It is recommended that people drink 3 cups of tea at different times during the day.

First cup: morning tea / 8:30-9:30
Brewing 3 grams of tea with 200 ml of boiling water can play a role in refreshing, detoxifying and anti-fatigue, helping you to meet the day's work with a full spirit.


Second Cup: Afternoon Tea / 14:00-15:00
For afternoon tea, you can brew 4 grams of tea with 180 ml of boiling water, which is beneficial to lowering blood fat and protecting blood vessels. When you drink, you should drink it slowly, don't drink it all at once.


Third Cup: Evening Tea / 18:00-19:00
Tea should not be too strong, you can brew 2 g of tea leaves with 150 ml of boiling water to reduce blood fat and help digestion. It is not advisable to drink tea after 9:00 in the evening, otherwise the quality of sleep will be affected.


Your'd better not to drink the following 8 kinds of tea.
The concept of drinking tea for health has been deeply rooted in the hearts of the people, but drinking tea is not always good to health. Some teas or tea-drinking methods may even damage health.

1. Strong tea
Strong tea contains a large amount of caffeine, theophylline, etc. Its stimulation to the stomach is very strong. Drinking strong tea can cause insomnia, headache and other discomfort such as vomiting.Drinking strong tea for a long time will also hurt the bones.

2. Moldy Tea
The mildew of the tea is caused by the contamination of microorganisms such as penicillium and Aspergillus. Generally, white mildew spots can be seen on the surface. The tea soup made from moldy tea has no tea fragrance, and the drinking will have certain damage to the human body such as causing dizziness, diarrhea and even necrosis of vital organs.

3.Tea tainted by other odor
Tea contains terpene-like substances, which are porous and easy to absorb odor. After being put together with other things with particular odor for a while, the teas will easily get tainted with other odour. Some odours contain toxins such as paint and camphor, which can cause harm to the human body.


4. Tea that has been soaked for a long time
If the brewing time is too long, the color of the tea soup will become drak, the taste will become bad, and the taste value will be lost, and the vitamins and amino acids in the tea will be reduced by oxidation, so that the nutritional value of the tea soup is greatly reduced.

5. Too hot tea
Tea is usually brewed with boiling water, but it can not be used when it is too hot, otherwise it will burn the oral cavity and esophageal mucosa, causing ulcers, which may induce oral cancer and esophageal cancer over time.


6. Raw tea
Raw tea refers to baked green tea that is dried directly without rolling and has a serious green odour. This kind of tea is very irritating to the gastric mucosa of the elderly, who is prone to stomach pain. Young people may also feel stomach discomfort after drinking.

7. Tea with scorched odour
When the tea is over-baked during the production process, it will produce a burnt odor. The effective nutrients of the tea and certain ingredients that determine the taste of the tea are damaged, and may also contain certain carcinogens.

8.Overnight tea
Overnight tea has been placed for too long, and trace amounts of amino acids, sugars and other substances will become nutrients for bacteria and mold, which will greatly reduce its nutritional value and do harm to health.


Can you accept these tea recommendations? Sure, it is also a good thing to brew a cup of healthy Ganoderma tea.