Living Tea - Inner Light Dragon Balls
Sun Potion is proud to be offering an exclusive selection from our friends at Living Tea.
Inner Light Dragon Balls ~ Shou Puerh 2023
Inner Light is beautifully balanced with floral, earthy notes in the "canopy" of the first steepings, and then as the ball opens fully, flavors of pie crust, French brioche, dates, and wet earth. Some slight astringency around the outer edges gives the tea a nice structure and mouthfeel. This is not a subtle tea, but there are subtle dimensions to it that are surprising and keep you coming back. The energy is slightly more uplifting than relaxing, strong and pervasive. There's a strong core to the tea, but more going on in the "treble" notes. This is one of the best teas Living Tea has produced, and we keep finding ourselves wanting to drink it everyday, ever since the finished tea arrived.. There's simultaneously something refined and elegant while also feeling organic and wild. It's hard to describe. Try it and see for yourself.
Each dragon ball is 7g.
Today, chemistry and biology illuminate some of the many physical benefits of tea, especially fermented Puerh tea:
High concentration of antioxidants and vitamin C, booting immunity and decreasing inflammation
High levels of polyphenols, cleansing the body free radicals and increasing bone mass
Promoting healthy gut flora, aiding digesting
Regulating cholesterol and blood sugar
Gently increasing focus and energy, without jitters and crashes
Benefits of Puerh Tea
Stress relief: Puerh tea contains the phyto-chemicals GABA and theanine, which have been attributed to lower stress levels. These phyto-chemicals increase the production of melatonin, which can aid in better sleep and a calmer demeanor throughout the day.
Calm Energy: Thanks to the caffeine in Puerh tea, drinking a cup a day can help to increase your energy levels and focus. Every 8-ounce cup of Puerh contains about 60 to 70 milligrams of caffeine, and the naturally-occurring polyphenols in tea slow the release of caffeine in the body. (Read: No 2pm crash.) Compared to the 105 milligrams in a standard cup of coffee, this makes Puerh a good choice for people who find themselves too jittery after just one cup of coffee.
Increased Immunity: Puerh tea is high in antioxidants, vitamin C, and disease-fighting catechins. Since Puerh is fermented, it has higher concentrations of these antioxidants than non-fermented teas, supporting your body's ability to maintain high levels of immunity and overall well-being.
Reduced Inflammation: Puerh contains high levels of polyphenols (flavonoids, catechins and theaflavin), which are not only known for their antioxidant activity, but their anti-inflammatory properties as well.
Healthy Gut Microbiome: Because Puerh is fermented, it contains probiotics that when consumed regularly, contribute to a balanced and robust gastrointestinal (GI) system. By regularly drinking Puerh tea, you can help maintain healthy flora throughout your digestive system.
How To UseInvitations for Use
Living Teas can be steeped many times. Enjoy small cups of tea, re-steeping the same leaves, rather than making a large pot or mug all at once.
Dragon balls need one or two steepings to fully open up. Allow more time on the rinse and first steeping, and then do short brews as usual.
· 1 dragon ball for a small pot or mug. 2 balls for a large pot
· Rinse and first steep 10-20 seconds, then 3-5 seconds for subsequent steepings
· 200-205°F water (not quite boiling)
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