Eight Treasures Tea:
Eight Treasures Tea, or Ba Bao Cha, is a famous blend with a long history in multiple areas of China, including along the Silk Road, in Sichuan and in Beijing. The infusion is sweet, slightly floral and fruity, and the exact ingredients can vary by region. Traditionally, Eight Treasures Tea has been thought to help circulation and digestion.
Our Eight Treasures blend includes green tea, Chinese dates, goji berries, longan, licorice root, raisins, rose petals, chrysanthemum and rock sugar. One way to serve Eight Treasures is in a gaiwan, where the colorful blend of ingredients can be appreciated and infused multiple times.
Available in packs of 5 servings.
A light infusion that is sweet, fruity and floral.
Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.
|Water Temp °F (°C)||Steep Time (minutes)||Number of Infusions||Quantity of Leaf / Pot|
|190-200°F (88-93°C)||4-5||2-3||1 pouch|