Culture and Health

Explore the various lifestyle tips on this page to help you get revitalized and maintain health.

 

 

Choose the best time to drink tea

When having the tea, it is important to choose the right time and right way to drink to maximize the health benefits. That’s why we draw this table to help you understand clearly. We recommend as below.

In the season

Old Chinese saying is “Jasmine tea for spring for, green tea for summer, a oolong tea for winter and black tea for winter”.

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Typical Chinese tea

Green Tea

Green Tea

 

 

 

 

Black tea

Black tea

 

White tea

 

 

 

Yellow tea

 

 

 

Puer tea

 

Puer tea

 

 

Oolong tea

 

Herbal tea

Goji tea

Goji tea

Goji tea

Goji tea

Jasmine tea

Jasmine tea

 

 

 

Chrysanthemum tea

Chrysanthemum tea

 

Citron tea

Citron tea

Citron tea

Citron tea

 

In a day

In the morning

after lunch

afternoon

after dinner

before bed

Typical Chinese tea

 

Green tea

(one hour after meal)

 

Green tea

(one hour after meal)

Do not drink green tea before bed

Black tea

(after waking or with breakfast )

 

Black tea

 

 

 

 

White tea

White tea

Can drink white tea before bed

 

 

Yellow tea

 

 

Puer tea

(before meal)

Puer tea

(after meal)

 

Puer tea

(after meal)

 

 

Oolong tea

(Half hour after meal)

 

Oolong tea

(Half hour after meal)

 

Herbal tea

 

Goji tea

(one hour after meal)

 

Goji tea

(one hour after meal)

 

 

Jasmine tea

(one hour after meal)

 

Jasmine tea

(one hour after meal)

 

 

 

Chrysanthemum tea

Chrysanthemum tea

 

 

Citron tea

(one hour after meal)

 

Citron tea

(one hour after meal)

 

 

Tea, water amount and brewing temperature

 

Tea mount

Tea/Water Ratio

temperature

Recommendation/day

Green tea

3g

1:50 ~ 1:60

85-90

1-2 cups

Black tea

3-5g

1:50 ~ 1:60

100

1-2 cups

White tea

3-5g

1:50 ~ 1:60

95

1-2 cups

Yellow tea

3g

1:50 ~ 1:60

85-90

1-2 cups

Puer tea

3-5g

1:50 (if boiled with water,50g tea with 1.5 – 2 L water)

100

2 cups

Oolong tea

5g

1:50 if use glass, 1/3 if use small cup

100

2 cups

Goji tea

1.2g

100ml

85

3 cups

Jasmine tea

3-5 pieces

150ml

90-100

2 cups

Chrysanthemum tea

3-5 flowers

100ml

100

2 cups

Citron tea

1-2 tea spoon

150ml

100

2 cups

 

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