Shui Jin Gui

Shui Jin Gui, also called Golden Turtle in English, is a member of Si Da Ming Cong (the four famous Wuyi Oolong tea bushes). The other three members of the family are: Tie Luo Han, Bai Ji Guan, and Da Hong Bao. Shui Jin Gui comes from the Wuyi Mountain in the Northern Fujian province of China.

It is said that the tea got its name from the turtle god that inhabited the tea plant after seeing the happy tea farmers celebrating the first tea flush.

The tea has flowery sweet aroma with a pleasantly sweet aftertaste. Compared with other oolong teas, its taste is more subtle as it process with a lighter fire finish.

There are many health benefits to drinking Shui Jin Gui oolong tea, including weight loss, teeth strengthening, combating the aging of skin, etc.

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