The effect of chrysanthemum tea is also
elaborated in the book Compendium of Materia Medica: it's slightly cold in
nature with sweet flavor and the effects of dispelling wind heat,
suppressing hyperactive liver and improving eyesight. The modern medicine
science have also proved upon research that chrysanthemum can help to
lower blood pressure, remove cancer cells, expand the coronary artery and
prevent bacterial contamination. Long-time drinking of the tea can help
increase calcium in human body, regulate myocardial function and reduce
cholesterol, which is especially good for people at middle or senior ages
or for preventing the epidemic conjunctivitis. It's also good for eye
dryness caused by irascibility or excessive use of eye. Meanwhile, the
chrysanthemum tea is rich in aroma and refreshing, which also helps to
relax and relieve headache.
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Chrysanthemum is a famous flower found
everywhere in China. It is rich in varieties with light and pleasant
fragrance and extraordinary functions. Since it is a common flower as well
as a medicinal food, the Chinese has kept the practice of watching and
tasting chrysanthemum ever since thousands of years ago. Among all breeds,
the white chrysanthemum can be made into a drink called chrysanthemum tea,
while sometimes tea leaves are added so as to blend the flavor.
The most famous breeds shall be the
Hangzhou White Chrysanthemum produced in Tongxiang City, Zhejiang and the
Tribute Chrysanthemum of Mount Huang (or Huizhou Tribute Chrysanthemum) at
the foot of Mount Huang. The Tribute Chrysanthemum of Mount Huang in
particular, which grows on the high mountain, is a healthier drink for
modern people since it's not contaminated at all. When choosing the
flower, those laymen may favor the big white ones among rich varieties,
but in fact the small, ugly and yellowish ones are the best choice
Gourmet tea from the East!
White Chrysanthemum tea is very refreshing with a natural sweet fragrance
and taste. Compared to other chrysanthemum teas, White Chrysanthemum has a
certain smooth and almost creamy-like mouth feel. Try brewing it with some
rock sugar for additional sweetness. Serves well hot or cold.
• Soak some dried White Chrysanthemum flowers in hot boiled water for a
few minutes and you will have a cup of light, fragrant and slightly sweet
• Another way to drink the tea is to add a little bit of honey for
• Excellent hot or refreshingly iced.
• Add the flowers to a quality green or Oolong tea for more body and
double health benefits.
Chinese Herbalists indicate this tea
• Well-known for its cooling properties that help to decrease body heat
• Recommended for those with fever, sore throat, and other heat-related
• Said to relieve headaches, fatigue and sore eyes
• This tea is a special grade known as the Huang Shan (Yellow Mountain)
• Much has been said about the benefits of drinking Chinese tea for
such things as losing weight and staying alert, but the following points
may be something new to you.
• Office equipment like computers, monitors and copiers is a constant
source of radiation to workers. Protective equipment is available at a
price, but there is an easier and more convenient way to protect yourself.
Just drink several cups of good chrysanthemum tea.