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Brewing Loose Tea
The following article helps our readers to know how they can brew tea that is of better quality and will give maximum health benefits and even give the aroma and the fineness so that you can relish your drink.
Here are a few things that you can take a note of them. These might not be the actual brewing steps but these are the important things that if considered will ultimately result in better brewed tea leaves.
* Prefer a less quantity: the brew will be at the best of the quality if the tealeaves are fresh. So if the leaves are to be purchased for so be used at home make sure that you purchase a small quantity. Couple of ounce will be enough to last for week for a quadrangular family.
* Proper Storage: in order to retain the aroma and the quality components of the tea leaves it is very important that they are stored properly. Many things can affect the quality, the moisture, the rays and even the aroma of the food if it is kept with any. The containers in which they are stored are also to be considered. Don't just damp them. To keep the leaves in the refrigerator will result in the damage of the leaves so make sure you avoid it
* What to choose: Often a choice has to be made whether to opt for the tea bags or the tea leaves. There are several things that support both but still the brew resulted from the fresh tea leaves is certainly far better than the taste that you get from the tea bags
* Maintain the right temperature: the water that will be used in the process of brewing has to have the appropriate temperature and the water should be fresh and not a week old in the brewing machine for the best results. The water should not be boiled out of proportion.
The green tea leaves undergo expansion while in the process. So, it is important to brew them where there is enough scope to accommodate the expansion. If the brewing is allowed for two long then the health benefits derived will gradually reduce, as also the taste, the aroma, and the quality of the brew will be subordinate.