Pu-erh is very popular in Chinese restaurants. In many Chinese families, Pu-erh is drunk to help digestion.A special woody earthy flavour, Pu-erh yields a strong colour brew but not bitter at all. Gentle to the stomach Pu-erh is known in Chinese medicine as a good fat cleanser after eating heavy greasy food.
Some Chinese herbalists would suggest their older patients to drink Pu-erh to help keeping their bodies warm in winter.
Just like fine wine Puerh tastes better as it ages. This ripe (artificially fermented) pu-erh is about 2-3 years old. Ready to drink.
Pu-erh (Puerh / Pu erh / Pu er / Po lei) is strictly speaking one of its kind, as it requires to be aged before deemed drinkable. Coming from Yunnan province in China, it is a 'post-fermented' tea.