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The legend behind this tea includes a story of Queen Victoria giving this tea its name. Research suggests the tea wasn’t commonly referred to as Oriental Beauty until the 1970’s. Before that, it was called peng feng (膨风) tea (braggart’s tea). Records mentioning Peng feng tea go back to the 1930’s, so the tea was likely developed and popularized long after the death of Queen Victoria.
Oriental Beauty, or dong fang mei ren (东方美人) wulong tea is generally known for: