King of all Chinese teas, Dragon Well Green Tea (Long Jing or Lung Ching) originated from Hangzhou in Zhejiang province of China. Dragon Well green tea is a variety like kamairicha, Japanese green teas that has a distinctive emerald-green and perfectly flattened shape along the inside vein of the leaf. The tea leaves have a delightful fragrance and a majestic aesthetic appearance that makes Dragon Well into an extremely rewarding green tea.
Halda Valley Dragon Well Green Tea is distinguished by its exquisite, deep, long-lasting flavor. With extraordinarily high levels of the natural antioxidant ‘catechin’, vitamin C and amino acids; our fine Dragon Well yellow-green liquor provides the richness of flavor and strong aroma that retains its intensity for a long time.
Like most fine Chinese green teas our Dragon Well Green Tea has a high concentration of antioxidant flavonoids and other polyphenols, especially catechins. Because green teas are treated gently and not overly processed, they retain most of their beneficial antioxidants. Catechins are antioxidants that lower cholesterol, blood pressure and risk of heart attack. It also improves working memory, fight against cancer cells and may even prevent cell damage. Aside from its rich antioxidant content, Dragon Well Green Tea is also rich in Vitamin C, amino acids, caffeine and other healthy substances that make it a good partner in the maintenance of health.