Red tea, as well as other types of tea, derived from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis, though, unlike the black tea and green tea, red tea to prepare, using the larger leaves of older trees plantation. Red tea is also known how Pu-Erh, because it is from the region of Pu'er in Yunnan Province, China.

Traditionally, red tea has been produced from a fermentation process in oak barrels that could go on for 60 years. This is why red tea is known how the champagne of teas, as opposed to other types of tea, to be consumed sooner the better, it improves their quality tea over the years.

Depending on the type of fermentation is applied, there are two basic types of red tea:

  •     Sheng Pu-erh: not oxidized, and aged in the traditional system, requiring special conditions for proper drying and storage, and over to drink.
  •     Shou Pu-erh: When red tea began to have success in the 70s, this system was created to shorten the aging time and be able to supply the tea market. This tea is oxidized to accelerate your aging, but they still need a period of two to three years for optimal consumption.

Red tea quality has a deep, rich flavor that many consider how land. Its flavor appeals to consumers of coffee, and is widely used to match different desserts. Its flavor and reputation for having healthy qualities also make it a good digestive, to be taken after heavy meals.

  •     Among the different qualities that are attributed to healthy red tea, we should highlight the best known:
  •     Stimulates digestion of high-fat meals
  •     Reduces fat levels in the blood
  •     Lowers cholesterol and prevents negative
  •     Benefits hepatic metabolism
  •     Stimulates the secretion of digestive glands
  •     Prevents infections
  •     Detoxifies and cleanses
  •     Strengthens the immune system