2012 Mao Xie Hairy Crab Oolong (4oz)
Origin: Fujian, Anxi
A.K.A: Mao Xie, 毛蟹烏龍
About: Despite its colorful and awkward name, Hairy Crab “Mao Xie” is part of the family of teas that are grown in the Fujian, Anxi province. Like most Anxi teas, Hairy Crab has a fragrant aroma and flavor, with hints of jasmine and apple pears, followed with a smooth vegetal finish, and finishes with little astringency.
Health Benefits: : Contains an abundant source of natural plant-derived antioxidant compounds called polyphenols, provides protective antioxidant action against harmful free radicals, provides a source of nutrients including magnesium, potassium, calcium, the vitamins C and K and the amino acid theanine, all in trace amounts.