Manipur Oolong

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Santing Oolong is handcrafted full leaf Oolong Tea. Made from the wild teas of Santing Village in Southern Manipur, which is nestled at an elevation of about 3000 feet above sea level. These tea plants are more than organic. They thrived in the natural habitat of Forest Mountain and they have never seen any form of chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, weedicides, etc) at any point in time. They are nurtured by nature through its bio-diverse ecosystem.

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Description

Processing

These teas are Handpicked, Withered, Shaken in Bamboo Tray, Pan-fried, Hand-rolled and Charcoal-fire dried.

Texture/Mouth feel

It’s very fresh in the mouth with certain peculiar characteristic and slight sweet ending note. Mild level of astringency (depending on leaf-water ratio), however it doesn’t last long in the mouth.

Aroma & Flavor

A refreshing punch of floral aromatics with slight woodiness/earthiness. It has a hint of sweet ending which is quite comforting. It also gives a hint of nutty and toasty notes.

Tea Liquor Color

It’s clean and clear. The color of the tea liquor is light golden.

Benefits

  • Nutrients: Very high on NATURAL ANTIOXIDANT like POLYPHENOL – FLAVANOIDS (EGCG), CATECHINS and other natural nutrients like THEANINE, CAFFEINE & AMINO ACIDS . Green tea apart from being antioxidant is also anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogens & anti-radiation.
  • More than ORGANIC: These plants have never seen any form of chemicals at any point in time. They are nurtured by nature, the bio-diversity of the forest mountains supply and provide all needed nutrients & resistant for the plant to grow.
  • Pure & Natural: These plants are grown in remote wilderness of mountain forest far off from any economic activities. They are subjected to minimal man-made pollution. As pure & natural as one can get.
  • 100+ Years Old Plants: These are plants which are fully grown trees. Most of them are more than 100+ years old. They have much deeper root system which absorb much more nutrients and important compounds from the mountain soil.
  • Fully Hand Crafted: The tea are hand processed by artisans. Hence the tender tea leaves are more intact, it retains much more nutrients & important compounds than machine made teas.
  • Our products are FSSAI certified.

Normal Brewing

  • Leaves/Water Equation : 2 grams of dry tea leaves in 150 ml of hot water
  • Use hot water at about 90 degree Celsius
  • Do not boil the tea leaves
  • Brew the tea leaves for about 1-2 minutes in the hot water
  • Strain it and enjoy the taste of nature and the richness of forest bio-diversity
  • The tea leaves can be steeped multiple times, which makes it good value for money

Gong Fu Brewing

  • Leaves/Water Equation : 5 grams of dry tea leaves in 100 ml of hot water
  • Use hot water at about 90 degree Celsius
  • Brew the tea leaves for about 10-20 seconds in the first infusion
  • Increase the brewing period by about 5-10 seconds for every subsequent infusions
Additional information
Weight

50 gm, 75 gm, 100 gm

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