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Updated: Aug. 3, 2017 

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About Fo Shou Oolong

Fo Shou (Buddha's Palm) Oolong Tea, Loose-Leaf, © Iateasquirrel (Wikipedia), CC BY-SA 3.0.
Fo Shou(佛手), meaning Buddha's hand, and often translated Buddha's palm, is a type of se chung oolong from Fujian province of China. This style is sometimes called bergamot oolong, referencing a slight resemblence of its aroma to bergamot, although it is not scented with bergamot oil like Earl Grey tea.

Pale green tea in a cup, and used green oolong tea leaves
Yongchun Fo Shou
from Life in Teacup
Fo Shou is produced in Yongchun county, and this tea is called Yong Chun Fo Shou(永春佛手). Fo Shou is also produced in the Wuyi mountains. Like most other oolong varieties, the wuyi versions of this tea tend to have a longer, twisted shape and are usually darker.

Rarely, the plants used to make this oolong have also been used to produce a black tea, in nearby Anxi county.

Fo shou is distinct from Jin Fo(金佛) or golden Buddha, a different (and newer) variety of oolong tea from the Wuyi mountains in Fujian.

Best Fo Shou Oolong

The notion of the "best" Fo Shou Oolong is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas in this category, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.

Most Often-Rated Teas

Picture of ZO86: China Oolong Buddha's Palm

ZO86: China Oolong Buddha's Palm

Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Region:China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
1 Rating
Picture of Yongchun Fo Shou (Bergamot) Oolong Superior Grade

Yongchun Fo Shou (Bergamot) Oolong Superior Grade

Brand:Life in Teacup
Region:Yongchun, Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
1 Rating

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Examples of Fo Shou Oolong

The following are examples of the 7 selections of Fo Shou Oolong in our database.

Picture of ZO86: China Oolong Buddha's Palm

ZO86: China Oolong Buddha's Palm

Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Region:China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
Picture of Great Buddha's Palm

Great Buddha's Palm

Brand:Utopian Tea
Region:Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose

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