To produce pu'er, many additional steps are needed prior to the actual pressing of the tea. First, a specific quantity of dry máochá or ripened tea leaves pertaining to the final weight of the bingcha is weighed out. The dry tea is then lightly steamed in perforated cans .Pu-erh Tea -All at Generation Tea . Pu-erh tea with its distinctive, earthy taste and deep reddish color is known in China for its many health related properties. It aids in digestion and fat metabolism and is a great tea to include in a balanced weight loss plan.