4 Things you NEED to know about Oolong Tea - Magic Hour

4 Things you NEED to know about Oolong Tea

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There are four primary varieties of traditional tea: black, green, oolong, and white.

Even more, there are a thousand varieties within every primary classification, each with its definitive characteristics. All tea types have a wonderful flavor, provide numerous health benefits, and provide people with a lifetime of joyful sipping.

So, make a cup of your favorite tea and relax as you learn some interesting facts about oolong!

Comes from Camellia Sinensis Plant

Oolong and its three relatives all come from the same tea plant, Camellia sinensis. In the end, the leave type will be determined by the production process and fermentation they go through. Green and black teas are mixed in the oolong class.

When the leaves of oolong are culled, and "wounded" to split them up which delivers oil, the oxidation interaction can be somewhere in the range of 10% to 70%, based upon the particular assortment. This kind of tea is the one in particular that goes through such a wide scope of maturation.

Aids in Weight Control

Oolong tea, like green tea, has plant polyphenols that can help people lose weight. Green tea has piqued the interest of thousands of people who are trying to lose weight on their own. However, oolong tea has recently gained attention, and numerous studies have demonstrated that it burns more calories than green tea.

Produced in Asia

Oolong is ordinarily produced in two fundamental nations, Taiwan and China. The Chinese varieties produce a cup with a flavor that is darker and more "woody," whereas the Taiwanese varieties produce a cup with a flavor that is lighter and more floral.

This calls for our favorite Taiwanese blend of premium oolong tea, which we guarantee you'll will fancy. So, get your tea brewing ware ready and enjoy a floral tea mist. They are made with utmost care and repeated testing to bring the best experiences for you.

  • "Wu long tea" is another name for oolong tea. Since the Mandarin characters can be Romanized in two different ways, the spelling is different. The Pinyin method yields Wu long, whereas the Wades Giles system yields Oolong. Oolong is also known as rock tea and brown tea.
  • Although there are hundreds of different kinds. Wu-Yiyi tea, Ti Kuan Yin, Formosa oolong, and Pouchong are the most well-known. Each one has its distinct characteristics, rich flavor, and numerous health benefits, including lowering blood pressure, reducing cholesterol, strengthening the immune system, combating free radicals, and aiding in the prevention of tumor growth. Tea drinkers can enjoy any of these.

Tastes Better when Made with Loose Leaves

And finally, very crucial information about oolong tea is that it tastes best when made with whole, loose leaves! People can enjoy superior flavor and aroma as well as the aforementioned advantages using this method!

Tea packs do not give a lot of flavor or advantages since they have old bits of evaporated "tea dust" known as fanning. As a result, many people may have a negative first impression of what could have been a delicious cup! If you had such an experience, give our premium oolong tea a try. We are positive your impressions will change.


Sip our Staff Favorite Oolong Blends

Renewal Goji-Rose-Peach Oolong

Ti Quan Yin Oolong scented with ripe peach may help renew moods, digestion, and weight release after rich meals. Blended with wild rose & Goji Berries, Renewal Oolong tea spring can help cleanse your mind, body, & soul.


Peridot Green-Guayusa Mango Peach Oolong

A lush, deeply nourishing, clarifying blend teeming with ripe peach, mango & the floral notes of the world’s finest oolong.

Blended with the Goddess of Mercy Oolong, a fresh harvest (and the best yet) of our Ti Quan Yin, this blend combines lucidity and compassion, vision and protection along with the health benefits of Oolong & Guayusa.



Topaz Caramel-Apple Oolong

Topaz was formulated for cozy sips with family, or nestled up on a cold winter day, reminiscent of freshly baked Caramel Apple Crisp this tea is a warm, metabolism boosting hug-in-a-mug that you’ll find yourself sipping long into next spring.


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