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Green tea Gun Powder
Green tea Gun Powder
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Gun powder is a variety of green Chinese tea, produced in the Zhejiang Province of China, of which each leaf has been rolled into a small pellet. Other common names are " Zhucha" in Pinyin or "pearl tea" in China.
This rolling method is most often applied either to dried green tea or Oolong tea. Rolling tea leaves into gunpowder tea renders the leaves less susceptible to physical damage and allows them to retain more of their flavor and aroma.

When buying gunpowder tea it is important to look for shiny pellets (pearl tea), which indicate that the tea is relatively fresh.

Green teas, for centuries the beverage of choice in Asia, is rapidly gaining popularity in the western world. Its natural aroma and widely acclaimed health benefits make green tea appealing to both the tea lover and previously non-tea drinker.
This way of producing green tea allows preservation of the healthy active substances of the fresh leaves so that they are released into the cup at the time of infusion.


Many of us are aware that antioxidants are essential for a healthy body. They help to fight against free radicals. Antioxidants are found in many common foods such as vegetables and fruit.

Green tea contains antioxidants; it contains a lot of them. In particular it contains one very powerful antioxidant called EGCG or epigallocatechin gallate. Some researchers claim that it contains far more antioxidant properties than both vitamin E and vitamin C.

Green tea also contains tannins, which have a calming effect on the nerves. A high amount of tannins is not good for the body, but green tea still contains much less tannins than black tea.

According to several sources green tea may also support weight loss, as studies have shown that it increases the metabolism.


When preparing green tea, it is important to use water that has cooled down somewhat after boiling. Use water of about 80 degrees Celsius and steep it only for 2 - 3 minutes.


This tea contains tannins and antioxidants.

This tea is 100% organic. This means it was grown without the use of chemicals and can be safely consumed.
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