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Xinyang Maojian tea 信阳毛尖 信陽毛尖 also known as Yu Maofeng, is a green tea produced in Xinyang, Henan. It is often designated as a famous Chinese tea. It is one of the top ten famous teas in China
Xinyang Maojian is known for its unique and delicious flavor. The color is yellowish especially when boiled with water.The tea liquor is slightly thick and tastes refreshingly brisk and with a long-lasting aftertaste.
The tea leaves, which are covered in abundant white hairs, are thin, tender and evenly shaped.The leaves are commonly known as "hairy tips”, a name that refers to their slightly dark-green color, straight and delicate edges, and thin and firmly rolled appearance with both ends in a pointed shape.
Another notable characteristic of the Xinyang Maojian is its fragrant aroma. This is attributed to the presence of significant amounts of acids and esters such as the Hexadecanoic and Phthalic acids, which collectively give off a strong floral smell.
Benefits for regular consumption of Xin Yang Mao Jian and other loose green teas include a reduced risk for heart disease. The antioxidants in green teas can help block the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol, increase HDL (good) cholesterol and improve artery function. A Chinese study published recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine showed a 46-65% reduction in hypertension risk in regular consumers of green tea, compared to non-consumers of tea.