Shoumei White Tea - Foojoy
Unique to the tea gardens of Fujian, Shoumei White Tea has distinctive downy white hairs on the leaves. White tea is handled gently: leaves are allowed to wither naturally in cool conditions to remove moisture. The leaves are steamed briefly but are neither rolled (as for green teas) nor allowed to oxidize (as for black teas). As non-oxdized tea, white tea retains the healthful nutrients, anti-oxidants and essential oils naturally found in tea leaves. Foojoy Shoumei makes a light reddish, clean-tasting cup, with a hint of sweetness and a slightly toasty fragrance. Shoumei is a popular choice in tea houses, favored for its mild soothing effect on the digestive system and the tea's heat reducing property.