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Spring 2017 Honeyed GABA Oolong

Spring 2017 Honeyed GABA Oolong


GABA translates to Gamma-amino Butyric Acid. GABA tea was first produced in Japan. The tea was created to introduce higher levels of Gamma-amino Butyric Acid into the brain to inhibit nerve transmission, thus calming nervous behavior.

Though, GABA tea was first created in Japan, the majority of this tea is produced in Taiwan. After withering, tea leaves are placed into a steel drum, all oxygen is removed, and the drum is flushed with nitrogen. This anaerobic and nitrogen rich environment increases the level of GABA in the leaves.

Producer Mr. Yu 

Origin: Mingjian, Nantou Province, Taiwan                         Harvest: April, 2017                                              Cultivar: Jinxuan                                                  What we taste: Honey, Stone Fruit, Cream


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