This Tea's major ingredient is the highest grade Golden Tip PuEr Tea.
PuEr Tea (Pu-erh) has long been valued in Chinese herbal practice for its vast benefits, which include weight loss and reduction in cholesterol. The history indicated the imperial pu'er teas were delivery to the imperial court and to the West on the horse back; travel thousands miles on the "ancient tea road" like the most well known "silk road", spreading the tea culture to rest of the world.
"Pu-erh tea is known for helping to regulate body weight. In a study conducted by the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, pu-erh tea had a greater ability to regulate and reduce body weight than any other tea studied.The study concluded that the compounds found in the pu-erh tea that had an anti-obesity effect were catechins, caffeine, and theanine. Pu-erh tea was also shown to reduce the fat content in the liver in the study." (LivngStrong.com)
The tea is blended with Chrysanthemum (Chinese chamomile) and French Pink Roses. Chrysanthemum tea has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine as well. It has rich ant-inflammatory properties. Ancient Chinese medicine used roses to treat digestive disorders . It might also help soothing the pain from injuries and menstrual irregularities.
"Herbs 2000 reports that chrysanthemums have a long history of being used to treat blurred vision, spotty vision and watering eyes. Try sipping on chrysanthemum tea if you have sore, dry or red eyes from reading a lot or from working at a computer for long stretches of time.
According to "Natural Health" magazine, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have historically used chrysanthemum tea to treat "hot colds," or colds accompanied by fevers, swollen glands and headaches. They add that chrysanthemum helps with fevers because it has a cooling effect. " (Lvingstrong.com)
"Pu-erh Tea Health Benefits." LIVESTRONG.COM. LIVESTRONG.COM, 01 Nov. 2015. Web. 21 July 2016.
1 tsp. per 8oz. of water; 100°C water and steep for 2-5 minutes