MANASLU – BANCHA (Green Tea)

Bancha tea - a kind of green tea morning. It's most popular beverage is light, delicate aroma and herbal aftertaste. This tea has a fuller, deeper flavor than tea, collected at an earlier date.It has yellow-green color. This tea is known as the "three-year tea" as used in it leaves tough and mature. They are collected in last autumn collection (mid November - mid-December).

Bancha tea contains almost no caffeine, it contains a lot of nutrients, so it is recommended for pregnant women and children. Bunch tea can help prevent or reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Green tea has undoubted benefits for your health as it protects the cartilage by blocking the enzyme that destroys it. Valuable for this tea is a high fluorine content. If you drink green tea every day, it will help strengthen bones. This tea also improves the ratio of the level of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol level, reducing the level of the latter. Bunche helps somewhat lower high blood pressure. Bancha has a unique flavor with strong organic straw accent.

Method of preparation:

1. If it is possible, use spring water or well filtered water, because teast of tea depend upon quality of water.
2. Rinse the teapot with hot water
3. Pour one teaspoon (2 – 3 gm) of tea per 200 ml of water (for 1 person)
4. First, you boil water and let it cools up to 75-80 C0, then pour the water in kettle.
5. If you use the brewing water temperature over 85 C0 - tea becomes strong, shows little bitterness.
6. Brew for 2-3 minutes.
7. Then pour in a cup and enjoy the great taste of the Himalayan tea.
8. It can be brewed several times, gradually increasing the time of infusion.
9. Keep the tea in a dry, protected from light and away from food with a strong smell.


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