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24 facts about tea knowledge

Update:12-10-2020
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1. Is the bubble of the head tea harmful? Truth: false […]

1. Is the bubble of the head tea harmful?

Truth: false

Explanation: When the punch is brewing tea, there is often a layer of "bubbles" floating on the surface. Some people mistakenly think it is a residue of pesticides or impurities. In fact, that layer of foam is not only harmless, but also beneficial to the human body. The tea saponin produced in tea leaves.

Scientists have confirmed that tea saponin has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects. In ancient times, this white foam was regarded as a kind of essence, and Du Yu's poem said: "It is like snow, and it is like a spring compress."

2. Strong tea hangover

Truth: false

Explanation: Some people think that drinking strong tea after alcohol has the effect of "decreasing alcohol". This is a misunderstanding. Tea has the effect of exciting the nerve center. Drinking strong tea after being drunk will increase the burden on the heart. Drinking tea will also accelerate the diuretic effect, so that the toxic aldehydes in alcohol will be excreted from the kidneys before they are decomposed, which is more irritating to the kidneys and harms health.

Therefore, for people with heart and kidney disease or poor function, do not drink tea, especially not a large amount of strong tea; for healthy people, you can drink a small amount of strong tea, and after sober, you can eat a lot Fruits, or sip vinegar and other methods to speed up the body's metabolism and relieve drunkenness.

3. The "pure" Pu'er has not been blended at all?

Truth: false

Explanation: The concept of "blending" of Pu'er tea specifically includes six aspects: blending of grades, blending of tea mountains, blending of tea species, blending of seasons, blending of years, blending of fermentation degree.

The "pure material" mentioned by many people refers to the tea made from the same tea in the same season, and it accounts for two of the Pu'er tea blending techniques. Therefore, it cannot be simply considered that the "pure" Pu'er tea has not been blended at all.

4. Is tea washing for tea dust?

Truth: false

Explanation: Many people think that washing tea is to wash away unclean inclusions such as tea ash and dust in tea, but it is not. In most cases, the main purpose of "washing tea" is to infiltrate the tea leaves, help the teas stretch and the tea juice leaching, so that the drinker can quickly feel the tea fragrance. Some tea lovers prefer to call it "wake tea", "run tea" or "warm tea".

5. Does old iron need to be rebaked regularly?

Truth: false

Explanation: Some tea lovers believe that aged Tieguanyin must be re-roasted on a regular basis before it has storage value. They don’t know that if Chen tea goes off fire many times, the bottom of the leaf will have to be carbonized. The tea feels thin and hollow when tasted. It's not the real taste of the old Oolong. If aged tea is stored properly, it does not need to be re-roasted.

6. Leaving the leftover tea in the pot helps to raise the pot?

Truth: false

Explanation: The leftover tea cannot be left in the pot. The overnight tea soup will have a stale taste. The stale taste penetrates into the body of the pot. Not only does it not help to raise the pot, but it also destroys the purple sand pot. Drink tea in a pot raised in this way. Bad for health.

7.Is it inappropriate to make green tea in a purple clay pot?

Truth: really

Explanation: The water temperature when brewing famous green tea is low, around 85 degrees. Excessive temperature and long steeping time will destroy the flavor of green tea, so it is generally not recommended to brew green tea in a purple sand pot. When conditions are limited, you can also consider using a purple clay pot to soak the green tea for a short time and then pour the tea immediately, and the lid of the pot needs to be opened when making tea.

8. All teas are suitable for teapots

Truth: false

Explanation: Not all teas are suitable for brewing in purple clay pots. Yixing teapots are the most famous. Yixing teapots do not take the true fragrance of tea, nor do they have the smell of cooked soup. It can maintain the color, fragrance and taste of tea for a long time.

So many people think that making tea in a purple clay pot is the best. In fact, the purple clay pot is only suitable for brewing fermented tea leaves. If it is used to brew green tea and scented tea, the effect is not good. What kind of tea is used and what kind of tea set is particular about not all teas are suitable for teapots.

9. Dongting Lake Biluochun is produced in Dongting Lake?

Truth: false

Explanation: Biluochun in Dongting Lake, one of the top ten famous teas in China, belongs to green tea. It is actually produced in Dongting Mountain, Taihu Lake, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, not Dongting Lake.

10. Is "Anji White Tea" white tea?

Truth: false

Explanation: Anji white tea is not white tea, but green tea made by collecting albino buds and leaves using green tea technology. Every spring, the low temperature hinders the synthesis of chlorophyll in the leaves of the newly born "Anji White Tea" tea tree, causing staged albinism. The amino acid content of the tea at this stage is high, thus ensuring the fragrant and mellow quality of Anji White Tea.

11. West Lake Longjing is green

Truth: false

Explanation: Consumers have a misunderstanding. They think that good Longjing must be beautiful and green tea should be green. In fact, it is not. West Lake Longjing is good for: 1. Taste: sweet aftertaste; 2. Fragrance: unique bean fragrance; 3. After soaking in the cup The shape... and a good Longjing dry tea will be green with yellow dry beige.

12. Color-changing tea pets are poisonous?

Truth: Not necessarily

Explanation: Color-changing tea pets are generally temperature-sensitive and color-changing tea pets. They use resin as the main raw material. These tea pets will become colorful immediately after being poured with hot tea, and will return to their original color after cooling. Or coating the fired tea pet with a layer of chemical material that changes color when heated to achieve the effect of color change.

Color-changing tea pets can be used for playing, but it is best not to pour tea on the color-changing tea pets when drinking tea. The chemical reagents in the tea pet slush material will react with high temperature after being poured with tea water, and it is easy to produce toxins harmful to the human body.

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