Oolong tea benefits have been appreciated for many years in China, and this tea - which is also known as Wulong, Wu Long, or Black Dragon tea - is becoming a favorite with countless other tea lovers around the world, as well, thanks to its enticing flavor and many wellness benefits.
If you've been considering adding oolong to your tea stash, your taste buds will love this very special tea and its delicately soft, yet complex, taste.
Oolong tea (like black, green, pu-erh, and white teas) comes from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis tea plant, but oolong is unique in part due to the level of tea-leaf oxidation or fermentation (more than green tea, but less than black tea). Because oolong can be oxidized anywhere between 8% and 85%, you'll find the flavor can really vary from one oolong tea to another.
Oolong's intoxicating flavor and delightful aroma aren't the only reasons to give this healthful tea a try - you'll also love oolong tea benefits for wellness, including...
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Around the world, oolong tea tends to be less known than black and green teas (oolong makes up only about 2% of worldwide tea consumption).
But, even though this tea may be new to you, oolong tea benefits, along with its delightful flavor and tantalizing aroma, make it worth consideration if you're thinking of expanding your tea experience.
Not sure where to begin in the world of oolong? Why not have a chat with one of the tea experts at your local or online tea shop and ask them for some recommendations?
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