Red Jade, Hong Yu 红玉 cultivar is very fragrant and complex, usually used for black teas. Processed as a GABA it became an elevated spicy and rich tea, which warms you up, and relaxes you deeply.
Gaba is an oxygen-free fermentation technique, developed in the early 80’s in Japan. During this process of anaerobe fermentation, large amount of natural GABA, that is γ-aminobutyric-acid accumulates in the leaves. This compound is noted for its great muscle relaxant and stress-relieving effect.
Picked early March 2020, 60-70% oxidised, fresh red fruits and flower bouquet.
Read more about the calming effects of Gaba teas in our blog.
Quantity: 5-6 gramm per 150ml.
Water temperature: 95ºC. From fresh spring water or filtered water.
Brewing time: 15-20…seconds