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What is Chun Mee Green Tea?

Chun Mee (also spelled “Zhen Mei” or “Precious Eyebrow”) is a type of Chinese green tea known for its distinct shape, resembling eyebrows. It is produced mainly in the Jiangxi province of China. While it is widely planted in most of tea gardens in China now days. The tea leaves are hand-rolled into the characteristic shape, giving it its name.

Types of Chun Mee Green Tea

There are various grades of Chun Mee green tea, often categorized by their leaf quality, flavor profile, and origin. Some well-known grades include:

  • Chun Mee 9371: High-grade, delicate flavor.
  • Chun Mee 8147: Mid-grade, slightly stronger flavor.
  • Chun Mee 9370: Common grade, robust flavor.

Organic Chun Mee Green Tea

Organic Chun Mee green tea is grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers. This method of cultivation ensures that the tea is free from harmful chemicals and supports sustainable farming practices.

Difference Between Chun Mee Green Tea and Regular Green Tea

Chun Mee green tea is a specific type of green tea. The primary differences are:

  • Flavor: Chun Mee has a more astringent, slightly smoky flavor compared to other green teas.
  • Shape: The leaves are rolled into a specific eyebrow-like shape.
  • Origin: Traditionally, Chun Mee is from China, particularly the Jiangxi province.

Advantages of Chun Mee Green Tea from China

  • Authenticity: Traditional cultivation and processing methods.
  • Flavor: Unique, robust flavor profile.
  • Quality: High standards of production and stringent quality control.

Difference Between China Chun Mee Green Tea and India Chun Mee Green Tea

  • Flavor: Chinese Chun Mee is known for its astringent, smoky taste, while Indian varieties may have a slightly different flavor profile due to differences in soil and climate.
  • Processing: The methods of processing may vary, leading to subtle differences in taste and quality.
  • Region: Chinese Chun Mee is traditionally from Jiangxi province, whereas Indian Chun Mee might come from various regions in India.

Benefits of Chun Mee Green Tea

  • Rich in Antioxidants: Helps combat free radicals.
  • Boosts Metabolism: Aids in weight management.
  • Promotes Heart Health: May reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Enhances Mental Alertness: Contains caffeine and L-theanine.

How LBTEAS Chun Mee Green Tea is Made

LBTEAS Chun Mee green tea is typically made through the following process:

  • Harvesting: Young leaves are handpicked.
  • Withering: Leaves are spread out to reduce moisture.
  • Rolling: Leaves are hand-rolled to create the characteristic eyebrow shape.
  • Drying: Rolled leaves are dried to lock in flavor and prevent oxidation.

How to Brew Chun Mee Green Tea in Different Countries

Russia

  • Water Temperature: 70-80°C (158-176°F).
  • Steeping Time: 2-3 minutes.
  • Tea-to-Water Ratio: 1 teaspoon per cup (150 ml).
  • Optional: Add honey or lemon.

Uzbekistan

  • Water Temperature: 70-80°C (158-176°F).
  • Steeping Time: 2-3 minutes.
  • Tea-to-Water Ratio: 1 teaspoon per cup (150 ml).
  • Optional: Serve with sugar or dried fruits.

Algeria

  • Water Temperature: 70-80°C (158-176°F).
  • Steeping Time: 2-3 minutes.
  • Tea-to-Water Ratio: 1 teaspoon per cup (150 ml).
  • Optional: Add mint and sugar.

Morocco

  • Water Temperature: 70-80°C (158-176°F).
  • Steeping Time: 2-3 minutes.
  • Tea-to-Water Ratio: 1 teaspoon per cup (150 ml).
  • Optional: Brew with mint leaves and sugar.

Pakistan

  • Water Temperature: 70-80°C (158-176°F).
  • Steeping Time: 2-3 minutes.
  • Tea-to-Water Ratio: 1 teaspoon per cup (150 ml).
  • Optional: Add cardamom or a small amount of sugar.

Where to Buy Chun Mee Green Tea

You can purchase Chun Mee green tea from various sources:

  • Specialty Tea Shops: Both physical stores and online.
  • Supermarkets: many types of chun mee green tea in supermarkets, especially in Russia.
  • Health Food Stores: Often carry organic and specialty teas.
  • Online Retailers: Websites like Amazon, eBay, and dedicated tea websites. Such as com.
  • Asian Grocery Stores: Usually have a good selection of traditional Chinese teas.

 

Would you like more detailed information on any specific aspect of Chun Mee green tea? please reach LBTEAS at: sales@lbteas.com or +86-28-8411-1861.

 

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