Red tea, better called Pu-ehr, is so called due to their origin of harvesting in the region of Pu-erh, located in Yunnan belonging to China Southern. This collection, leads to ED from the Tang dynasty in the year 618-907, in this way, tea was formerly called como te Ying-Shen, changing its name to Pu-ehr in the year 1272 during the Yuan dynasty. However, it was not until the year 1368, during the Ming dynasty, when it began to obtain economic benefits from its collection. Unlike other types of tea, red tea is made from leaves coming from very old trees. These trees at the same time, come from a variety called extensive tea leaf which lies in the South-West of Chona and in border regions in Viet Nam, Burma and Laos.
This type of leaves are covered with fine hairs and besides that are composed by different chemicals, are much larger than tea leaves. The leaves of These trees often grow in known as the mountains of tea and usually have a great value. It is common for connoisseurs of the te red, take a single mountain of tea leaves so not to mix the leaves with another area.