Xia Guan Tuo Cha - the brand of premium Pu-erh Tuo Cha
The birth place of Yunnan Pu-erh Tuo Cha was Xia Guan. It is therefore not a surprise that when Tuo Cha is mentioned Xia Guan is the top brand to be considered.
Xia Guan factory/manufacturer was first established in 1941 in the Xia Guan area, where the surrounding environment is ideal for the production of premium pu-erh leaves, combined with a long history and local tradition of producing premium compressed teas.
Xia Guan uses premium Mao Cha (毛茶 raw pu-erh leaves) harvested from Lin Cang (临沧), Bao Shan (保山), Si Mao (思茅) and some other top pu-erh producing areas. The Tuo Cha are compressed into bowl shape, tight, rich dark in colour with visibale furred leaves (young leaves). The brew of Xia Guan Tuo Cha is brightly yellow, aroma pure and refreshing with long lasting Hui Gan.
Xia Guan Tuo Cha's health benefits
In additional to the common health benefits of all teas as a result of their high anti-oxidant level, Xia Guan Tuo Cha is known for its medicinal effects: calming and soothing, skin purifying and increasing alertness. It can also store body micro-organism balance and thus enhance health. They are known as: weight loss tea, beautiful tea and health tea.