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Ti guan in tea

Being a real antidepressant this tea is able to raise your spirits. As for it gives an immediate and mighty effect you shouldn't make it strong, otherwise you may get "tea intoxication". This tea is considered a typical kind of South-fudsiyama uluns.
The drink has its own rich flower scent mixed with the sea breeze. All types of ulun tea clean the body of chemical waste and toxins because of the big amount of selenium and other antioxidants which they include.  The ulun teas develop the immunity; high amounts of vitamin E leads to liver nutrition and decrease in oxidizing processes in it; tea catechine creates the favorable environment for increase in the amount of vitamin C.
The name of the tea has its own legend:
 In Syan Hua village there lived a devout tea grower. Every morning before drinking tea himself he poured it into the bowl which was standing in front of the image of Guan in – the listening bodhisattva. Once during the tea season he had a dream that he was walking along the familiar mountain way and suddenly decided to turn to an unknown path. The path led to a tea bush which had such a magnificent aroma that the peasant immediately woke up and went away to search for this path.  He found it very quickly and soon he came to that very bush with a wonderful aroma, which he smelt in his dream. The man picked the tea leafs and prepared the tea. It was so sweet-scented and mild-flavoured that the peasant planted the bush in his garden and three years later reaped the first harvest and sold it. When in autumn a trader, who in spring bought the tea from this peasant, came to make a deal about the next harvest, he asked about the name of the unusual tea.  At first the peasant said that the name was Te lochan, as a representative for the highest rank of deity. The trader was surprised and, pointing at the image of Guan in, advised to call the tea after the merciful bodhisattva, thanks to whom such a great deal of good deeds were being done. The peasant's second variant – Te Guan in – was accepted by the trader. That was how a new tea, which gave the new view of ulun teas, appeared.


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