GABA Tea

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Average Rating: 4.82

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GABA tea has special health benefits

GABA tea is a relatively new type of tea with special health benefits. It was first produced in 1987 in Japan where it remains a very popular type of tea. The main compound is gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) - an amino acid that occurs naturally in the human body. GABA is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter found in the nervous system and also in the retina.

Taiwanese GABA tea is an all natural product. It is made from high-grade whole-leaf that is naturally rich in glutamic acid - the precursor to GABA. The processing involves exposing the fresh tea leaves to nitrogen gas under controlled conditions. GABA tea is produced according to standards set by the Japanese government, and meets or exceeds the Japanese standard of 150 mg of GABA per 100 grams of tea.

GABA tea brews to a dark brown color with a pleasing, light taste and can be served either hot or iced.

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Read more about GABA tea

Season
Spring 2014
Varietal
Cui Yu (Jade - taicha #13 - 台茶+三號)
Origin
Ali Shan, Chia Yi County, Taiwan
Elevation
2,650 meters (8,700 feet)
Chinese Name
佳葉龍茶

Customer Reviews:

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by Gene M.
Outstanding! I just wish it was organically grown as we drink a lot of it.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Matt S.
AMAZING GABA Oolong tea! Highly recommend!! Tastes amazing.....I am sensitive to caffeine and this tea is relaxing yet still gives you the mental alertness without any jitters associated with caffeine sensitivity. Will definitely order again!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Tomaz M.
This was my first try of a Gaba tea and I must say that I like it. Especially the aftertaste, it lasts for a long time... Although I'm a fresh tea consumer, I must say, this is one of my favorite darker teas.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Kayleigh T.
This particular Oolong is dark and medium brown with a green tinge. It has a dark, slight smoky and floral scent. Using my Gongfu for 1 minute – first steep this tea is yellow/brown in colour and has a light wood and floral scent. Very woodsy really…like being in a carpenters shop. Flavour is sweet and wooden, medium strength with a green, floral after taste. The sweetness is honey like but is made darker by the dominant wooden taste. It’s starting to remind me of pencil shavings.. that dark, dusky, wooden scent that they have…very similar to this Oolong. Steep 2 – 2 minutes – Remaining amber in colour with the same wooden scent. It’s perhaps a little thicker now with more sweetness than previously.

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars [4 of 5 Stars]

by Thomas D.
A really high quality of tea leaves, i´m very satisfied with gaba tea!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Tommy M.
This one is really good a friend says it reminds him of Oriental Beauty and I can see that cuz it does remind me of a darker or roasty oolong but at the same time it reminds me of a certain Black Pearls Tea, it has a wonderful flavor to me, I see lots of not so great reviews on Gaba tea but I think This one is just wonderful, this one had some citrus notes in it as well as some cinnamon type notes, Anyways good tea you guys should try it.

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars [4 of 5 Stars]

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