Tie Guanyin is said to be named when a scholar found the plant beneath the Guanyin rock in Xiping. He offered the tea as a gift to the Qianlong Emperor on his visit. The emperor was impressed by the tea and thus the name was formed.
This Oolong tea is loaded with tonnes of health benefits. It is high in amino acids, polyphenols and antioxidants. It contains vitamins, particularly vitamin C, and other components such as calcium, fluorine, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.