While we carry both the buds and flowers of Chrysanthemum, the difference lies in the taste. Chrysanthemum flowers have a stronger taste while the buds brew delicate and light. Chrysanthemum means “Golden Flower” in Greek. It has been traditionally used in Chinese medicine since the 15th century to help cool and detoxify the body.
Origin: Hangzhou, China
Brew Color: Yellow emerald
Benefits: May help cool and detoxify the body and improve eyesight, antibacterial, contains antioxidants
Flavor Profile: Delicate and mellow with an earthy sweetness
Size: 4 oz.
How to Brew
Start with filtered water for the best brew.
Use 1 teaspoon of tea 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.