(Caffeine Free Herbal Blending Ingredients)
Country of Origin: China
Grade: First grade
Region: Fujian Province
Shipping Port: Fuzhou
Altitude: below 500 feet
Manufacture Type: Field grown
Cup Characteristics: Very floral with pungent notes. Long lingering finish.
Infusion: Tending clear to light yellow with a heady aroma
Ingredients: Luxury chrysanthemum blossoms.
The chrysanthemum plant can grow up to 5 feet high and is known in the west as florist’s chrysanthemum. The wide diversity in color and style has made this flower popular in floral arrangements. This plant is native to China but is now widely cultivated throughout the world.
Chinese herbal medicine has extensively used the chrysanthemum in its applications. There are reports of this flower being mentioned in ‘Divine Husbandman’s Classic of the Materia Medica’ in China during A.D.1. The white chrysanthemum is sometimes known as the sweet chrysanthemum
Chinese herbalists have claimed:
- Chrysanthemum can be used by the respiratory system to clear fever and headaches associated with colds and flu.
- used as a tonic for the eyes to sooth redness
- ease tension and headaches.
Note: If you are pregnant, unsure whether you should drink this herbal tea or simply concerned; we recommend you consult your physician for consumption advice.
Hot Brewing Method: Use 1 heaping teaspoon of chrysanthemum per one cup of water and place this into your teapot. Pour boiling water into pot and let it steep for 3-5 minutes. Strain as you pour into your cup.
Cold Brewing Method:
Generally not consumed as an iced tea.