Puu Erh Tea Case Study

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Dear reader,
In our previous articles we have covered 4 types of tea: white, green, black, and oolong (or blue tea).
Of course all of them come from the same tea bush – Cmellia Sinensis, and only the way they are processed determines what type of tea you will get.
Well, Pu Erhs do not fall out of this statement; they also come from Camellia Sinensis.
Then what makes them so special and different?
In this article you will learn:
• What actually means Pu Erh tea?
• What makes Pu Erh to stand apart from other teas?
• How many types of Pu Erh are there?
• How Pu Erh tea is made?
• Health benefits of Pu Erh; do they differ from other teas’ benefits?
Pu Erh name comes from the name of the locale in Yunnan - southern province of China.
Unlike other teas Pu-Erh teas made of large leaf varieties of Camellia Sinensis Assamica that are native to Yunnan province. Cultural Varietals (cultivars) used for making Pu Erh tea are botanically different from other tea varietals cultivated in China; they are namely: Yunnan Da Ye, Mengai Da Ye, Yunnan Ye Sheng, Mengku Da Ye.
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Unlike other teas Pu-Erh can be produced from plants of any age, but the best Pu-Erh comes from ancient wild trees in a forest setting.
Unlike other teas real Pu-Erh will change and develop wonderful complexity with age, like a fine wine!
There are two types or categories of Pu-Erh that are produced. There is Shu Pu Erh, which is also referred to as “ripened”, “cooked”, or “black”, and Sheng Pu Erh, which is also referred to as “raw”, “green”, or

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