The chrysanthemum plant can grow in a wide diversity in colour and style and has made this flower popular in floral arrangements. Chrysanthemum is native to China but is now widely cultivated throughout the world. Chinese herbal medicine has extensively used the chrysanthemum in its applications.
Chinese herbalists have claimed: - Chrysanthemum can be used by the respiratory system to clear fever and headaches associated with colds and flu It is used for the eyes to soothe redness - ease tension and headaches. To learn more about the benefits of chrysanthemum check out our blog post – Top 5 Benefits of Chrysanthemum tea
Ingredients: Chrysanthemum petals Antioxidant Level: High / Caffeine Content: None
1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon"
1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon”
1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon
The Amazing Tea Company recommends 3-5 minutes
IDEAL BREWING TEMPERATURE: 85ºC/185ºF. For Food Safety reasons bring water to 100ºC/212ºF and let it cool down to 85ºC/185ºF.
HOT BREWING METHOD: Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9oz / 200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Briefly infuse with freshly boiled water and then pour off. Re-infuse the tea and pour after about 1 minute or longer to taste.
ICED TEA BREWING METHOD (Individual Serving): Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose leaf or 1 tea bag into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving over the tea leaves. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the tea leaves, or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Sweeten and/or add lemon to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced herbal tea is to increase the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted