My Story Hunting Phoenix Mountain Dan Cong Oolong Tea
The first time I went tea hunting in China I went hunting Dan Cong Oolong tea.
I first found out about it from one of my greatest teachers, Dr. Liu, who is a Chinese Medicine doctor and Medical Qigong master. He taught me that in ancient China, the traditional Chinese medicine doctors and monks used wild tea for healing, medicine, martial arts and meditation.
When a wild tea tree grows naturally on its own high up in the mountains, the medicinal effects could be quite potent. Dr. Liu for example uses wild Phoenix Mountain Dan Cong Oolong to treat asthma, depression, and much more. Ever since Dr. Liu introduced me to wild tea I have been hooked, drinking it almost every day. It is my favorite tea not only because of the taste, but also because of the way it makes me feel. No matter how bad I am feeling the tea seems to lift my spirits. If my energy is low, it gives it a boost, elevating it to new heights.
The more Dr. Liu taught me about wild tea, its benefits and stories, the more intrigued I became. [Read more…]