Hawthorn Berry (Shan Zha)

Hawthorn Berry (Shan Zha)

Regular price $6.00

Talk about tart! These berries are traditionally brewed to improve blood flow to benefit your heart and digestion. It’s a wonderful traditional remedy to increase the appetite of stubborn children or from being ill. Add a few berries to accent black teas, creating a unique tartness. Full of antioxidants to protect from free radicals. 

  • Origin: Guangdong, China
  • Brew Color: Pale copper
  • Benefits: Can boots heart health, may lower blood pressure and increase appetite
  • Flavor Profile: Sour first note rounded by a sweet, lemony finish
  • Caffeine Content:
  • Size: 4 oz.

How to Brew

  1. Start with filtered water for the best brew.
  2. Use 1 teaspoon of tea for every 8 oz. of hot water. Adjust amount to your preferences.
  3. The ideal water temperature is just under boiling point, between 200-212°F.
  4. Brew this tea for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. Enjoy!