Flower tea, a kind of re-processed tea with a certain beauty and health care effect, is suitable for all types of people (men and women, children and adults) to drink. It can be divided into scented tea, blooming tea and herbal tea.
Scented Tea, (also called flavored tea) used the material of black tea, white tea, green tea or oolong tea leaves, scented with fresh flowers like jasmine flower, osmanthus flower or rose. Among them, jasmine favored tea is the most typical and welcomed.
What is the scenting?
Scenting makes use of the good adsorption properties and aroma–release ability of tea leaves and prompts tea leaves to absorb the fragrant smell of fresh flowers and layer the taste. In this way, the beverage not only has flower flavor but also has tea flavor and the taste has been prompted.
Introduction to the process of scenting
Piecing tea flowers together- piling – baking- cooling – binning.
Piling is the most important step in scenting. The control of temperature is very significant. If it is too cold, the tea leaves cannot completely absorb the fragrant smell of jasmine; if it is too hot, the tea leaves will be burned.
Blooming tea / Flower tea
Making use of the Fujian silver needle green tea or maofeng green tea, and several kinds of edible dehydrated flowers as material, flower teas were tied together into bundles by skilled workers, and will unfurl into beautiful, artful shapes when brewed. Besides different artful appearance, every flower tea has an auspicious name to express the best wishes.
The raw flower of flower tea
Usually the flowers in the flower teas are Marigold, Lily, Globe Amaranth, Osmanthus, Jasmine, Carnation, Yellow Chrysanthemum, Rose, Trollius Chinensis etc. Every flower has its own healthy effect. Click to get more benefit of flower tea.
Process of making Flowering tea (Blooming Tea)
Carefully pick out a certain amount of Silver Needles or maofeng green tea and dehydrated flowers, bundle the bottom, then put dehydrated flower in the middle and cover it with the tea outside. In the end sew the top. More info>>>
Herbal Tea / Tisane
Herbal tea refers to any beverage made from the infusion or decoction of plant material including flower, stem, or leaf even plant root. To be precise, it is herbal, not tea. In many countries, the word ‘tea’ can only be used for leaves of Camellia sinensis, however, Chinese people tend to call any kind of beverage that brewing with hot water as a tea. Herbal tea has a certain healthy effect and good for beauty, therefore many female are interested in them.
Healthy Effect of Herbal Tea.
● Rose Tea
Rose tea is one of the most popular herbal teas in the world.
It has enchanting aroma and rich in nutrients especially Vitamin C, which is a natural antioxidant to the toxins and free radicals. Drink rose tea is helpful to your skin care, internal secretion balance and blood circulation. It is really a top choice for female.
With the fresh, elegant smell, jasmine tea is helpful to reduce anxiety and refresh you.
● Cinnamon tea
Cinnamon is warm nature, and can help relieve the symptoms of a cold. And it can also calm your nervous when you are exhausted and uneasy.
● Lavender tea
Lavender is known for its pleasant aroma and bright purple flowers, promotes relaxation is a traditional use of lavender tea. And it also helps with nervous stomach and indigestion.