One of the ten famous teas in China, Lu An Gua Pian originates from Anhui province. The deep green, long, curled leaves smell sweet and fresh. Once steeped, they yield a light yellow colored cup with delicate vegetal notes and a roasted seed-like quality reminiscent of toasted pumpkin seeds.
This tea contains a moderate level of caffeine | Steep at 180° for 2-3 minutes.
Long considered one of the ten famous teas in China, Lu An Gua Pian is named for its melon slice shaped leaves. Traditionally, the large second tea leaf is used and the ends are trimmed and withered. The leaves are then slowly pan-roasted to create a smooth, sweet nut-like character. A legendary favorite tea of emperors and dignitaries.