Yellow Tea


Yellow tea, a lightly-fermented tea, is a Chinese specialty. It is made through the processes of fixation, sweltering and drying. It is particularly important to encase and steam the tea leaves in producing yellow tea. It has a mellow and thick taste and is slightly yellow in color. In recent years, it has gained more and more popularity for its delicious flavor. Yueyang City is the largest concentrated industrial zone for the production, processing and trade of yellow tea in China


Types of Yellow Tea

Junshan Silver Needle Tea,Yellow Tea
Junshan Silver Needle Tea

  • Junshan Silver Needle Tea

It is produced in Junshan Island, Dongting Lake, Hunan Province, China. The production of the needle-shaped tea can be dated back to the Tang Dynasty. It is said that Princess Wencheng of the Tang Dynasty brought Junshan Silver Needle Tea to Tibet when she married. The tea can be stored in the tile altar, refrigerator, thermos, and plastic bag.

  • Huoshan Yellow Bud Tea

It is produced in Huoshan County, Anhui Province, China. The use of the tea can be dated back to the Ming Dynasty. It was used as an imperial tribute tea at that time. The tea leaves have a shiny appearance. With a fresh taste, the tea liquid is green-yellow in color.

Huoshan Yellow Bud Tea,Yellow Tea
Huoshan Yellow Bud Tea
  • Mengding Yellow Bud Tea

It is produced in Mengding Mountain, Ya’an City, Sichuan Province, China. The tea product has an evenly, flat and straight shape and is yellow in color. With a pure and normal lasting aroma, the tea liquid is yellow green in color. The liquid has a mellow and sweet taste.

  • Mogan Yellow Bud Tea

It is produced in Mogan Mountain, Deqing County, Zhejiang Province, China. The tea product is fat and velvety and is yellow in color. The tea liquid is bright orange in color and has a fresh aroma and a mellow taste.

Beigang Maojian Tea,Yellow Tea
Beigang Maojian Tea
  • Beigang Maojian Tea

It is produced in Beigang District, Yueyang City, Hunan Province, China.

  • Weishan Maojian Tea

It is produced in Weishan Mountain, Weishan Township, Ningxiang, Hunan Province, China.

Haimagong Tea,Yellow Tea
Haimagong Tea
  • Haimagong Tea

It is produced in Haimagong Township, Dafang County, Guizhou Province, China.

  • Da Ye Qing Tea

 It is produced in Shaoguan City, Zhaoqing City, Zhanjiang City, and other counties and cities in Guangdong Province, China.

Pingyang Yellow Soup Tea,Yellow Tea
Pingyang Yellow Soup Tea
  • Pingyang Yellow Soup Tea

 It is produced in Pingyang County, Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China.

  • Yuan’an Luyuan Tea

 It is produced in Yuan’an County, Hubei Province, China.


Health Benefits of Drinking Yellow Tea

  • Yellow tea produces a lot of digestive enzymes, which is good for the spleen and stomach. It helps treat indigestion, loss of appetite, and laziness.
  • Nano-yellow tea can penetrate into fat cells, so that fat cells can restore their metabolic functions under the action of digestive enzymes and remove fat.
  • It makes micronutrients penetrate into the acupoints, strengthen the magnetic field of acupoints and increase fat metabolism.
  • Yellow tea is rich in nutrients such as tea polyphenols, amino acids, soluble sugar and vitamins, which are effective for preventing esophageal cancer.
  • More than 85% of the natural substances in fresh yellow tea leaves are retained, and these substances have special effects on anti-cancer and sterilization.


Steps for Brewing Yellow Tea

  1. Use hot water to preheat the tea cup and the tea bowl.
  2. Put one teaspoon of tea leaves in the tea cup.
  3. Pour hot water onto the leaves in the tea cup and the water temperature should be kept at 75-80°C.
  4. Cover the tea cup with the lid and let the tea leaves steep for about three minutes.
  5. Pour the tea liquid into the tea bowl and use the lid to hold back the tea leaves.
A Yellow-bud Tea from Anhui ,Yellow Tea
A Yellow-bud Tea from Anhui 


Question & Answer
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Asked by Beatrice UK | 07/12/2021 10:35 Reply
Which is the best place to buy Maojian tea?
Which is the best place to buy Maojian tea?
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Answered by Ricci New Zealand | 10/12/2021 14:20
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Xinyang in Henan Province is one of the most famous places that produce Maojian tea, you can buy some originated there.
Asked by Liz Finland | 07/12/2021 10:30 Reply
Where can I buy yellow tea?
Where can I buy yellow tea?
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