Leaf grade is based on the size of the leaf. After the fermentation process is completed, ripe pu-erh is separated into different grades. Each different leaf grade will impart a slightly different taste. When ripe tea cakes, bricks and tuos are pressed they are usually a blend of different leaf grades. Blending is uPu-erh tea can be consumed as a “functional food” that can help to ward off and overcome constipation. A study published in 2014 in the journal Molecular Medicine Reports reveals how pu-erh consumption can prevent constipation along with conventional medicines like bisacodyl.Pu-erh tea can be purchased as loose leaf tea or in solid forms such as bricks, cakes and balls. If your pu-erh tea is the loose leaf variety, simply prepare as you would any other loose leaf tea. If your pu-erh tea comes in a brick, cake or ball, break off small amounts depending on how many cups you are making.Authentically crafted and aged in Yunnan from large-leaf tea trees, TeaVivre’s loose pu-erh tea brews up into a delicious liquid with a uniquely strong, earthy flavor and rich, dark color, distinct from all other Chinese teas. Pu-erh is a category of post-fermented tea, and is sometimes classified as ‘dark tea’.Pu’erh is made from either special old pu’erh tea trees or from younger bushes on a plantation. Ripe pu’erh tea is made by artificial fermentation and it first appeared in 1973. Pu’erh comes in many shapes and flavors, from loose leaf to bricks, mushrooms, cakes and bird’s nests, some of them being extremely old.Pu-Erh tea comes from the leaves of the plant camellia sinensis like all other teas. However, it goes through a unique process of oxidation and fermentation. However, it goes through a unique process of oxidation and fermentation.Pu’erh is a traditional class of aged Chinese tea that is fermented in addition to the usual oxidation of tea leaves, giving them a unique earthy taste. There is research suggesting Pu’erh may reduce cholesterol, aid in digestion, weight loss, among other health benefits. Available in bulk loose leaf & pyramid tea bags.Pu-erh Tea. A subcategory of dark tea, or heicha, pu-erh is a post-fermented tea made from Yunnan Province. This tea is often aged, which mellows and refines its flavor and character. It is made either as loose leaf or pressed into a myriad of shapes, such as round cakes , rectangular bricks, and a birds’ nest bowl .Full Leaf’s Organic Pu-Erh tea is an exquisite pu-erh with the distinctive, naturally earthy taste that has been enjoyed for thousands of years! It steeps a rich cup of tea that many use as a replacement for coffee. Along with being delicious, Pu-Erh has unique health benefits making it one of the best teas to drink.