Longjing tea is a variety of green tea that is commonly called ‘Dragon Well tea’ and is prepared by hand soon after being picked by roasting in large pans or woks. Green tea has high concentrations of antioxidants, amino acids, chlorophyll, polyphenols and catechins. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is one of its most notable antioxidants found in green tea and is believed to be responsible for the reputation green tea has for enhancing longevity, improving brain health , cardiovascular health and metabolism.
Add 1 teaspoon per cup. Brewing temperature should be below boiling point, around 80ºC and brew for 1-2 minutes. This tea can be re-brewed 2-3 times.