From the point of view of traditional Chinese medicine, brown red Pu'er belongs to fire, of temperature, taste slightly bitter also belongs to fire, its light taste, Guipi territories. In general, the warming and nourishing the spleen and stomach and dampness. The growth environment in Yunnan, Yunnan mountains high and very much, gas the thick, so Puer tea have rustic thick tea, so the role of Pu'er tea warm stomach, helping digestion must stronger than other tea.
Tibetan proverb to the evaluation of Pu er tea is: "heat! Add the Xia heat! Gasoje!" meaning is "Tea is blood! Tea is meat! Tea is life!". That is a high evaluation of the role of Pu er tea in the Tibetan people's life (mainly refers to the digestive function). Tibetans are in cattle and sheep meat and butter as their staple food, robust of Pu erh tea helps digestion, solution greasy effect just benefit, so the evaluation is very high, but also should permit the Zhao Xuemin exposition.