Da Hong Pao
Da Hong Pao Tea
Da Hong Pao Tea, also known as Big Red Robe in English, belongs to the Oolong category of tea and is one of the most famous Chinese teas with long history dating back to the Ming dynasty. According to legend, an emperor’s mother was cured after she drank Da Hong Pao Tea. Filled with gratitude, the emperor sent beautiful red robes to wrap around the trees, protecting them from the winter. The locals then started to call the tree Big Red Robe Tea because of the red cloth.
Da Hong Pao Tea is very popular among tea lovers. It has big and dark leaves with chocolaty and sweet smell and long lasting floral fragrance, smooth, rich and refreshing aftertaste. Some benefits of drinking Da Hong Pao Tea include reducing high blood pressure, lowering blood sugar levels, treating skin problems such as eczema and rashes, as well as improving vitality and life span.