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P
UER TEA
forest tea from the mountains of origin of tea

 

ONLY FROM OLD FOREST TREES

the most precious
organic certified
cold fermenting Puerh teas
from high mountain forests

Our newest treasure:
ORCHID TEA:

Orchid tea: mature leaf tea from Bulang Mountains with orchid flowers

Orchid flower tea: the pure dried orchid flowers: the best nature can offer

Our Puer RESERVA 2005:

Ailaoshan RESERVA 2005

Bangwei RESERVA 2005

Banzhang RESERVA 2005

Manzhuang RESERVA 2005

Mengsong RESERVA 2005

Nanuoshan RESERVA 2005

 

Mature and aged Puer Tea:

Banzhang Mountain RESERVA, 2004

Manzhuang Mountain RESERVA 1999

Manzhuang Mountain, 2002

Yiban & Manzhuang Mountains, 2002

Gold Tea: a mature leaf Puer Tea from the JingMai Mountains

Young Leaf Puer Tea:

from the AiLaoShan Mountains

Puer Tea Flowers: from the JingMai Mountains

These green teas are still alive and in a complex fermentation process. In their early years, they are close to green tea as it is known in conventional trade. Later, they develop the specific Puer Tea aroma. These teas increase in value over time.

Historically, on their journey to Lhasa in Tibet, for which horses and oxen were used on dangerous mountain trails, the leaves of the tea were kept slightly moist and a special cool fermentation process continued to develop the great taste that became known world wide as Puer Tea.

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Cooling tea

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Cooling tea

In Chinese medicine, "inner heat" is an expression for internal infections caused e.g. by bacteria or viruses to which the body reactes with fever.

The yellow Aster is used in Chinese medicine against such inner heat. This Puer tea combines the health effects of Camellia tea with Aster and is recommended during times of increased stress, during infections, or anything that causes "inner heat".
People who are diagnosed by a Chinese doctor as having a diposition towards inner heat are advised to drink it regularly.


the yellow Aster flowers in the tea are keeping their colour nicely


the yellow Aster used for the cooling tea

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Your ecologically friendly and organic certified tea production:
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Imagine, the traceability of your supply chain leads your customers to the tropical jungles of the Mekong river and to the Himalayan mountains where Tibet meets Yunnan. Immerged in diverse culture and rich biodiversity, your customers can visit the places and people where your organic products start from pristine soils, clean air, and where they support the livelihood of local ethnic communities.

Would this add to the sustainability and credibility of your company?

Would your trademark benefit from international research publications lauding your company's involvement in saving the rain forest?

If you are in the food, cosmetics, flower, herbal, and medical business, certifying your products as contributing to rain forest and biodiversity protection will be an advantage with a competitive edge.

The TianZi Biodiversity Centre is working with German Universities to design land use systems, which are bound to change paradigms: we promote rare agro-biodiversity species, manage complexity, and find alternatives to destructive forms of mono culture.

If all this is in line with your company's business concept - please contact us.

The TianZi Team.


The history of Puer Tea:

It was in Ming and Qing Dynasties, when the tradition of processing tea from the tropical mountains of South-West China, the former mysterious Kingdom of Xishuangbanna, became known world wide.

Out of necessity to transport the much wanted tea over long distances, a process was developed that led to the aged but sweet taste of these green teas.
During those days, the farmers were sun drying the freshly harvested tea leaves to reduce moisture and make the leaves soft. Then they rolled them to break cell structures for improved fermentation, and transported them for about 10 days to the further North located collection center of tea in the small town of Pu Erh, which belongs to the administration of Simao - the Southern-most town of China until last century.

In PuErh, the tea - by then already slightly fermented during the 10 days' travel - was steamed to become more soft for pressing the leaves in wooden molds to a standardized "cake" of exactly 49 Lang (375 g). Seven such cakes (7 has been a meaningful number in old China) were tied together with a special shingle produced only by young dragon bamboo shoots. These were soaked wet before the transport.

Then the long journey over 100 days began to Lhasa in Tibet, where the tea is used until today to make buttered tea, and from where it reached India and ultimately Europe.

Throughout these journeys, for which horses and oxen were used on dangerous mountain trails, the leaves of the tea were kept slightly moist and a special cool fermentation process continued to develop the great taste that became known world wide as Puer Tea.

Read more about Puerh Tea history, processing and our concept of protecting the ancient tea forests:
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The tropical mountain forests of Xishuangbanna are the natural environment and origin of the tea tree Camellia sinensis.

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