Lushan Yunwu

Characteristics and Cultural History of Lushan Yunwu Tea

Lushan Yunwu tea is produced in Lushan, Jiangxi. As we all know, Lushan is the home of cloud and the world of clouds. Lushan clouds, varied, sometimes like vast waves, sometimes like light wadding, the whole Lushan are immersed in mist, “thousands of mountains in the haze, like Hongmengli,” the fog sucked up balsam, the moisture of the fog, promote the accumulation of aromatic oil in the leaves of tea buds, but also keep the leaves tender. It can make good tea with excellent aroma and good taste.

Lushan Yunwu tea is known as “Wen Lin tea” in ancient times. It was called “Lushan Yunwu” from the Ming Dynasty.

According to legend, Lushan tea began in the Han Dynasty and was cultivated by monks and priests. According to the chronicles of Mount Lu, Buddhism was brought to Lushan after the introduction of Buddhism into China in the Eastern Han Dynasty. At that time, there were more than more than 300 monasteries in the whole mountain. They climb cliffs and grow tea. During the Eastern Jin Dynasty, Lushan became an important center of Buddhism. The eminent monk Huiyuan led his disciples to live on the mountain for more than 30 years. Tea trees were planted in the mountain. So Lushan Yunwu tea is a masterpiece of tea zen. For this tea, the Tang and Song Dynasties scholars and ink mostly praised the work, the Tang Dynasty poet Bai Juyi in Lushan Xianglu Peak knot and live, personally opened gardens, planting flowers and tea, poetry: “Medicine garden tea garden for the industry, wild elk is a friendship.” Zhou Bida, a Southern Song Dynasty writer, has the phrase “thin village village sprinkling, sweet fragrant courtyard tea”.

Later, Ming Tai Zu Zhu Wuzhang once deployed troops near Lushan Tianchi peak. After Zhu Wuzhang’s accession to the throne, Lushan’s fame was even more impressive. Lushan Yunwu started production in the Ming Dynasty and soon became famous throughout the country. Li Rihua in the Wanli period of the Ming Dynasty recorded in “Zitao Xuan Miscellaneous Suffix”: “Kuanglu absolute top, tea production in the clouds and mists, very winning charm.”

In 1971, Lushan Yunwu tea was listed as a special famous green tea in China. In 1982, it ranked first among the eight famous teas in Jiangxi. In the same year, the national famous tea evaluation was also designated as the famous Chinese tea.

Lushan Yunwu

Quality characteristics of Lushan Yunwu

Lushan Yunwu Tea is famous for its thick, green, bright soup, tender and even leaves, long-lasting fragrance and mellow taste. The finished tea is full and beautiful in appearance, tender and smooth in color and lustre, with hidden buds, delicate fragrance of the tea soup like orchid, which can endure brewing and is sweet and fragrant after drinking. After careful examination, its color is like Tuo tea, but it is lighter than Tuo tea, just like jade in the bowl. If you use Mount Lu’s mountain spring to make tea, tea will be more delicious and delicious.

Affected by the cool and foggy climate of Lushan and the short direct sunshine time, Lushan Yunwu tea has the characteristics of thick leaves, mild leaves, mellow and tolerant to foaming, containing tannins, aromatic oils and vitamins. It not only has a rich fragrance, but also helps digestion, disinfection and detoxification. It can prevent gastrointestinal infection and increase the content of vitamins. Anti scurvy and other functions. Zhu De once wrote a poem praising Lushan Yunwu Tea Cloud: “Lushan Yunwu Tea has a strong and spicy taste. If you drink it for a long time, you can prolong your life.”

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