White Tea Pillows - White Peony - 2018 Yunnan Old Tree

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The Chinese name for this tea is literally "Big Tree White Tea" (大树白茶: dàshù báichá), which in Yunnan refers to tea trees that are higher than a person and usually of certain age. This "Big" and Old Tree grows in one of the most ancient and highly regarded tea production areas in China: Lincang prefecture level city (临沧市). The tea garden is specifically in the Laoying Mountain (Fengqing County) at an altitude of 2300 m. above sea level. Trees are between 3 and 5 meters tall and aged from 30 to 50 years old.
The tea is made from the native tea tree varietal: Mengku Dayezhong (勐库大叶种 ● Mengku's Big Leaf Varietal) which is a sub-type of Yunnan Dayezhong (云南大叶种 ● Yunnan'sBig Leaf Varietal). Trees growing here are between 20 and 30 years old. It is a White Peony (BaiMuDan) grade white tea. Fresh leaves just undergo a micro-fermentation process, meaning that they do not go through rubbing nor "shaqing" or "green killing" processes.
It contains of caffeine and tea polyphenols are high, it can be steeped relentlessly at a very balanced level, offering unctuous body and complex depth, expected for an aged white tea made of Yunnan Big Leaves.


1. Antioxidant Powerhouse: whites are the richest teas in antioxidants like polyphenols and catechins, plant-based compounds associated to multiple health benefits: powerful anti-inflammatory effects, assist building RNA which prevent mutation of genetic cells leading to cancer, or bone and cartilage preservation...
2. Skin-Friendly Properties: regular consumption of white tea clears up your skin and it achieves an even complexion, given its antiseptic properties. It slows down the appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging by removing free radicals. It reduces irritation caused by skin conditions like eczema. Leaves can be used to make face masks, or directly applied to the skin's problem area.
3. Weight Management: white tea is home to high levels of catechins like EGCG, proven to assist your body with nutrients absorption and speeding up digestive processes. Regular consumption contributes to boost metabolism, weight management and aiding body fat oxidation.
4. Anti-Inflammatory Benefits: bioactive compounds help combating free radicals, reducing inflammation in the body, providing relief from chronic inflammation-related conditions like osteoporosis, helping to preserve bones and cartilage.
5. Stress Reduction: white tea is rich in L-theanine, proven to help reducing stress and anxiety, enhancing overall mood and improving sleep quality.
6. Cardiovascular Wellness: white teas catechins antioxidant properties contribute to lower cholesterol levels, better blood circulation and an improved heart health, help maintaining healthy blood pressure. 


Honeyed sweetness harmonises with subtle vegetal undertones, creating a silky, unctuous body and complex depth and texture that leaves a clean aftertaste. It can be steeped relentlessly at a very balanced level. It's is a delicate balance of flavours, texture, and a satisfying, lingering finish.


Can I return my tea?
For tea products we offer a 60 Days “Tributea It Forward” Guarantee, the most unbeatable guarantee in the tea industry. If for any reason you simply don't love any of our teas, we will reimburse you 100% of the money, and you do not even need to ship it back.
There is only a little catch on the above. We just ask you to give it to a friend, relative or any other tea drinker: “Tributea It Forward”. Although you may not like a particular tea for any reason, there is a good chance that someone you know will love it.