- Harvest: 2023
- Origin: Meng Shan, Sichuan, China (Southwest of China)
- Feature : Crimp with white fur & Jasmine Assorted Mengding Ganlu
- Caffeine: 40~50mg / Cup (~8oz) – Low Caffeinated
- Grade: Supreme ★★★★☆
- Brew Ratio : 1: 50~60
- Expired Date: 18 Months
- Storage Conditions: Dry, Refrigerated, No odor, Well-Sealed, Sunshine Shielded, Low Temperature.
What Is Jasmine Mengding Ganlu
According to legend, a Taoist Master Wu Lizhen first planted seven tea bushes on Meng Mountain during the Ganlu era (53-50 BCE) of Emperor Xuan of the Han dynasty. Before this, tea was picked from wild tea bushes. After he died, the tea was called the “tea of the immortals”.Buddhist monasteries were later established on the five peaks of the mountain, and from the Tang dynasty to the Qing dynasty, 360 tea leaves were picked and prepared each spring by the Buddhist monks to be presented to the emperor. The tea was used as a ceremonial offering by the emperor. Wu Lizhen has conferred the posthumous honorific title of Master of Ganlu (meaning “Sweet Dew”, full title Ganlu Puhui Miaoji Dashi by Emperor Xiaozong of the Sung dynasty, from which the tea acquired its name.
Mengding Ganlu Tea Benefits
The top benefits of Mengding Ganlu tea are weight loss management, prevention of cancer, relief from stress and anxiety symptoms, and reduced risk of heart ailments.
Mengding Ganlu tea contains a moderate amount of caffeine and is a great coffee alternative. The tea can keep you awake but is not as strong as coffee.
Mengding Ganlu has catechins. When mixed with caffeine contained it may help digestion and lead to increased metabolism and burn fat.
Mengding Ganlu tea leaves contain fluoride which can help teeth claim to react and generate “fluorine apatite”. This is a material that is very difficult to dissolve in acid. So teeth just likely add a protective mask and enhanced anti-acid ability.
Mengdiang Ganlu Tea Side Effects
There are not many side effects related to the Mengding Ganlu tea but it may sometimes lead to gastrointestinal problems like diarrhea, constipation, and stomach problems. In addition, drinking too much tea may lead to the nervous system and sleep problems.
FAQs Of Mengding Ganlu Tea
A. Mengding refers to “the top of Meng Shan”. “Ganlu” to describe the tea taste like “sweet dew”.
Step 1. Generally, scoop 3~5g Moli Ganlu for every 200ml (7oz) of water.
Step 2. The water temperature for brewing green tea should be around 80~85º C (176~185℉).
Step 3. Pour the hot water over the tea leaves, and wait for about 1~2 minutes then serve as 1st infusion. The best practice is using a glass cup or Gai Wan.
Step 4. Steep 3~4 minutes for the 3rd~4th infusion.