Gynostemma

Gynostemma – Jiaogulan, Poor Man’s Ginseng, MiracleGrass and the Immortality Herb *

  • Tasting notes: “Initially the taste is mildly grassy but soon a natural sweetness fills your mouth with a lightly astringent finish. Widely consumed in Southern China for energy and long life.” *  
  • Origin: Yunnan province, China
  • Brewing temp.: 90°
  • Steeping time: 4 mins
  • Antioxidant Level: Low
  • Caffeine Content: None

Personal notes on the tea

Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis
Tightly rolled shapes, 3 leaves and stems, dark jade green Large full leaves and stems, broken and torn. Bright but dark jade green Medium golden yellow. Sweet pea, both floral and smokey notes Liquorice like mouth feel and taste, sweet and mildly astringent

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