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Long Jing ‘Superior’

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Category: Product ID: 2979


Long Jing is a famous green tea from Hangzhou, Province of Zhejiang, China. Literally translated as ‘Dragon Well’ – it is named after a well that after rain falls on its surface, sometimes exhibits a sinuous and twisting boundary with the well water, which is supposed to resemble the movement of a traditional Chinese dragon. The tea is handpicked and consists of one bud and two side leaves with the shape resembling a sparrow’s tongue.


Ming Qian Long Jing harvested during early spring before the Qing Ming festival represents the first flush of Long Jing when the tea plants are re-emerging from winter dormancy. This gives rise to an extremely potent level of antioxidants and a tea that reaches a momentary peak of sweetness and complexity.

Please note there is limited availability due to the seasonality of this tea.


Origin: Xihu District, Hang Zhou, Province of Zhejiang, China

Flavour profile: Grassy, pistachio, delicate sweetness

Brewing Time:

  • Teapot: 30 seconds – 1 minute
  • Mug (approximately 250ml): 2 – 3 minutes

Brewing Temperature: 70⁰C – 80⁰C

Health Benefits You Love

  • Improves brain function
  • Boosts immune system
  • Lowers risk of cancer
  • Reduces risks of heart diseases and stroke

Useful Tips You Need

In a small teapot, steep for 30 seconds if you like your tea quite light and up to 1 minute if you prefer something stronger. The bigger your teapot, the longer the steeping time.

If you brew your tea in a convenience cup, do not throw the leaves away after 1 round. Good tea leaves are good for 3 rounds. You may want to steep the leaves slightly longer with each subsequent round.


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Quantity & Packaging

100g (Packet), 100g (Tin), 50g (Packet), 50g (Tin)