Among the many different types of tea, you will find that Ginseng Oolong tea is known as the King's Tea. This intriguing tea is a mixture of fine Oolong tea and quality Ginseng. This tea is memorable in the fact that when you take your first sip you will be able to taste the flavorful mix of toasty sweetness of the Oolong tea as well as the slight tartness of Ginseng.
Ginseng Oolong tea is made with both Oolong tea and Ginseng and has a floral orchid-like aroma and a lingering sweetness which is attributed to the Oolong tea. This particular Oolong has slightly more oxidation, and therefore has a distinctive toasty note then transcends into a lingering sweetness.
From the Oolong part of the Ginseng Oolong tea you will receive health benefits such as lowered cholesterol levels, as well as prevention and alleviation of the effects of indigestion. From the Ginseng part of the Ginseng Oolong tea you will be able to taste a slight tartness to the tea. However the bitter taste which is part of Ginseng will not be present in Ginseng Oolong tea. The Ginseng used in the tea only serves to enhance and sweeten any aftertaste that you might experience.
Health benefits you can receive from drinking Ginseng Oolong tea include lowering of blood pressure and cholesterol levels, stopping the growth of certain cancerous tumors, boosting the immune system, preventing heart disease, enhancing physical and mental endurance, and strengthening the body against fatigue and stress.
Hot tea brewing method: Oolongs teas are best enjoyed when the leaves are briefly infused with hot water, which is then poured off. The tea is then reinfused and tea is poured to the lucky guests after about 1 minute. The leaves may be reinfused several times, with each resulting infusion yielding different liquor from the proceeding cup. Use one heaping tea spoon per six ounces.