September 9 2012
In the western countries, flower tea is as popular as basic tea in China.
Flower tea is easy to get and make, without caffeine but with the fragrance of a flower or plant. It can help you relax. It has become a trendy health drink.
There are many flowers and grass that can be made into tea, such as the chrysanthemum, rose, sweet-scented osmanthus, jasmine, lavender, mint, roselle, honeysuckle, purple perilla, mulberry leaves and the lotus leaves. Both the fresh leaves or flowers, and the dried flowers or leaves can be made into drinks if brewed in glass teapots and boiled, or with ice cube, and can be drunk separately, or together with the other flower, grass or fruit or herbal drinks.