Pu-erh is a variety of fermented dark tea produced in Yunnan province, China. High in antioxidants, Pu-Erh is believed to help aid digestion, reduce bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Formed teas have been manufactured and enjoyed in China for millennia. Originally designed for ease of transport, these pressed wonders have been hauled over the Himalayas on foot, carted to Russia on camels and hauled into mongolia on ponies. In recent years, these rare teas have been having a resurgence in popularity based on their many health benefits.