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Dian Hong (40g)


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Dian Hong, also called  "Yunnan Black ", is a Chinese famous black tea which is used as a high end gourmet black tea. The main difference between Dian hong and other Chinese black teas is the amount of fine leaf buds, or "golden tips," present in the dried tea. Dian hong teas produces a brew that is brassy golden orange in colour with a sweet, gentle aroma and no astringency.

Taste note

Taste of dark chocolate, mocha, woody, malty flavours. A great balance between sweetness, acidity and astringency. Full-bodied, mellow liquor with velvety mouthfeel. Lingering refreshing finish.

Health benefits

Some studies show that different tea are suitable for different people and the benefits is also difference. For the most people, drinking a cup of black tea a day may actually be a healthy choice. Some of its health effects are as follows:

- Good for Oral Health

- Antioxidants

-Relieve Stress: Tea contains a certain amount of caffeine, and regularly drinking black tea makes us feel calm and relaxed. Studies have shown that L-theanine, an amino acid found in black tea can help people concentrate.

- Good for Digestive Health: Black tea is rich in tannins and other chemicals that have a positive and relaxing effect on the body's digestive system. The anti-inflammatory property of black tea also help to treat digestive diseases.

- Increase Energy: Unlike other higher caffeine content drinks, black tea contains amount of caffeine, which help blood circulation which can help increase energy. Recent medical studies have shown that the compounds founds in black tea, which are thearubigins and theaflavins, not only give tea a unique flavour and a dark red colour, but also have great benefits for the health.

  • Measure 3g of tea per 200 ml water 
  • Boil water to 95℃
  • Steep for 3-5 minutes
  • The same tea leaves can be steeped 5-6 times.