Ju Hua Chrysanthemum 菊花
It is Chinese tradition that once a pot of chrysanthemum tea has been finished, hot water is added again to the blossoms in the pot (creating a tea that is marginally less full bodied); this procedure is repeated a few times. Chrysanthemum tea was introduced during the Song Dynasty (960–1279)
Location :Huang Shan, An Hui Province
Harvest Period: October 23, 2015
Gui Hua Osmanthus 桂花
Sweet and fragrant, it is an excellent tea drinking alone or with other green teas. Used in Asian cooking for its rich aroma, its unique smell is enjoyed for many centuries. A cup of osmanthus tea can fill a whole room with this sweet and fragrant smell. Wild, uncultivated and hand picked by the Chu family
Location: Guangxi Province
Harvest Period: September 27 – October, 2 2013
Jin Yin Hua Honeysuckle Flower 金银花
This sweet and perfumed bush fills the late spring air with it’s sweet aroma, however this lovely climbing vine is more than only a pretty face, it might simply be the cure for the common cold. The Chinese name, jin yin hua or shuang hua, and the stem jin yin teng or jen tung. It is viewed as one of the 50 essential herbs in Chinese herbology, a long ways from the Western route grouping as a decorative vine for the lawn wall.
Location: Anhui Province
Harvest Date: December, 2015
Qian Ri Hong Globe Amaranth Flower 千日红
Qian Ri Hong means “Thousand Days Red,” which refers to the long time the flowers stay in bloom. The tea has a pleasant, sweet herbal taste. In Chinese medicine, Qian Ri Hong is considered rich in essential minerals and vitamins and is thought to relieve coughs.
Location :Anhui Province
All herbal and flower teas $6.00