Meaning “dragon eye” in Chinese, Longan is a native fruit to Southern China that’s similar to lychee. It is often used in Chinese cuisine and desserts. As an herbal medicine, Longan is high in iron making it an excellent supplement those who need it, especially women. Try eating it like raisins or brew with goji berries for a delicious health drink.
Origin: Fujian, China
Brew Color: Pale copper
Benefits: Full of iron, may ease insomnia, depression, and nausea, may help build blood
Flavor Profile: Pear-like, well-rounded savory and sweet
Size: 4 oz.
How to Brew
Start with filtered water for the best brew.
Use 4 to 5 longan for every 8 oz. of hot water. Adjust amount to your preferences.
The ideal water temperature is just under boiling point, between 200-212°F.