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Name: White Chrysanthemum tea / Gong Bai Ju Hua Cha
Other name: Chrysanthemum morifolium
Origin: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Grade : good, Limited in Quantity!
Net Weight: 100 grams ( 3.5 ounces )
Storage : stored in a dry place and no direct sunshine
Taste: Very refreshing and has a natural sweet fragrance and taste. Try brewing it with some rock sugar for additional sweetness.
Suggested Usage: Drink 1 to 2 grams per day.For hot tea steep in hot water for 3-5 minutes.For ice tea, steep in hot water and refrigerate.
This thirst quenching tea is great for relaxation and releasing stress. We recommend adding either rock sugar or honey to enhance the taste of the chrysanthemum tea. This tea is excellent in treating mild sunstroke and easing a sore throat. Because this drink is caffeine free, the Imperial White Chrysanthemum tea would be a perfect summer time drink for kids.
This tea is slightly sweet and refreshing, with a cooling effect on the body. Chrysanthemum Tea is believed to improve cloudy vision and gradually reduces liver inflammation. It is frequently included in formulas for sinus congestion, fever, complexion problems, and high blood pressure. The infusion is a nearly fluoresent yellow with a fantastically light taste. Chysanthemum teas are often served with meals and complement many main dishes.
Chrysanthemum tea is one of China's most popular Herbal teas. This tea is well-known for its cooling properties that help to decrease body heat and is recommended for those with fever, sore throat, and other heat-related illnesses. Our Chrysanthemum tea is a special grade known as the Huang Shan (Yellow Mountain) Chrysanthemum.
Chrysanthemum Tea improves cloudy vision and gradually reduces liver inflammation. Frequently included in formulas for sinus congestion, fever, complexion problems, and high blood pressure, the flowers are sweet and refreshing! Enjoy it hot or cold.
As an important food supplement and tonic, chrysanthemum has been used in China for more than two thousand years. The Shen Nong's Canon of Materia Medica compiled before the Christian era, rated it as a superior herb the use of which prolongs life. Its central pharmaceutical properties recorded in traditional Chinese medical manuals, are, "pacifying the liver and brightening the vision, relieving fever and removing toxins".
The last eight emperors of China averaged 53 years and the average life span at that time was about 50. The famous Empress Dowager Ci Xi who ruled China for 43 years however, lived 73 years, and was able to keep a young body! According to analysis, it was mainly because she adhered to a herbal diet. Of all the herb foods she loved and used chrysanthemum longevity jelly the most. During her last years she used it every day.
Modern analysis shows that chrysanthemum contains choline, vitamin A, B1, glycosides, adenine, amino acids, flavonoid, volatile oil, etc. It is said to have inhibiting effect on bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus hemolyticus B, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Shigella dysenteriae, tubercle bacillus and dermatomycosis. It may have antivirus and antispirochete qualities, enhance capillary resistance, and it is used in Chinese traditional medicine to help cure high blood pressure, heart colic, coronary heart disease, arteriosclerosis and high cholesterol, relieve congestion, palpitation, short breath, dizziness, migraine headache, cold, flu, etc,. Regular use is believed to " lead to energetic body, better vision and hearing, alert brain and longevity".