China’s Magic Plants

Believe it or not, this is not an artwork crafted by a human artist but a plant created by nature. Ganoderma, a genus of polypore mushrooms that grow on wood, is traditionally regarded in China as having a magic effect on youthful looking and longevity. In Chinese folk tales, some certain types of Ganoderma are also described as possessing a power […]

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7 Major Flavours of Chinese Tea

  There are more than 380 varieties of tea-trees growing around the world, of which over 260 are in southern China, mainly in Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces. Apart from the different species of tea trees, based on the time of fermentation, Chinese tea products can also be categorised into 6 major flavours: Green Tea, White Tea, […]

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