Biluochun Bi Luo Chun Green Tea Pi Lo Chun Green Snail Spring
Biluochun is a Chinese green tea. Its name literally means Green Snail Spring. This is because its tightly rolled leaves resembles snail meat, and it is harvested in spring. Biluochun is characterized by its beautiful shape, color, delicate aroma and mellow taste.
Caffeine Level: Low, <10% of a typical cup of coffee
- Tea leaf: 3 -5 g / 0.10-0.17 oz
- Water temperature: 80-90 °C / 176-194 °F
- Prepare a glass cup or Gaiwan and 5 g of tea leaves
- Put tea leaves into glass cup and pour 80-90 °C water into the cup until it is 70% full
- Steep for 2 – 3 minutes
1. Maintain High Energy Levels
Tea caffeine can excite the central nervous system of the human body. This can help people lift their spirits, improve thinking, eliminate fatigue, and improve working or study efficiency.
2. Keep Fit
Compounds in Bi Luo Chun tea like caffeine, inositol, folic acid, pantothenic acid and some aromatic substances help regulate fat metabolism while TP and vitamin C can lower cholesterol and blood lipids
3. Reduces Risk of Cancer
Flavonoids in tea (mulberry pigment and catechins) have different degrees of anti-cancer effects
4. Prevent Tooth Decay
Tea leaves contain fluorine and fluorine ions and teeth calcium can trigger a chemical reaction and produce a kind of substance called “fluorine apatite” difficult in dissolving in acid. Thus it is just like adding a protective layer to the teeth, improving the teeth’s anti-acid and anti-caries ability
5. Antibacterial, antimicrobial properties
Tea polyphenols (TP) and tannic acid can solidify bacteria protein to kill bacteria.
6. Diuretic effect
The caffeine and theophylline in tea leaves have a diuretic effect, which can be used to treat edema and water-hysteretic tumor
7. Prevent arteriosclerosis
TP and vitamin C in Bi Luo Chun tea have the function of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis. Over the years, multiple researches have proven that people drink Bi Luo Chun regularly are less likely to suffer from high blood pressure and coronary heart disease.
Want to know more about the health benefits of consuming green tea? Check out our blog post here!