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Red Globe Amaranth Flower May 5, 2010

Filed under: Live Space — cnesgreen @ 4:24 pm

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Gomphrena Globosa, also called Red Globe Amaranth Flower, literally translates to ‘Thousand Days Red’ due to the long blooming period of this flower.

Other Chinese names: Qian Ri Hong, Wan Nian Hong (Ten Thousand Years Red)

 

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Globe amaranth is a short annual with dense, clover like flower clusters that often are dried and preserved. The flowers lack petals but exhibit red, pink, orange, or white bracts on long stalks.

 

This tea contains essential vitamins and minerals and is known in Chinese medicine for helping to relieve cough, shortness of breath, and enhance vision. Light herbal sweetness. This tea has an intriguing smell and held through more than one brewing, an interesting herbal.

Globe Amaranth Tea is known to prevent aging thus it is good for the skin. Best taken without mixing other tea.

 

 

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Chinese Tea Description:

Globe Amaranth originally grows in the tropics. It is a sun plant. It is resistant to dry heat but not to cold. It also grows in neutral soil which is both porous and fertile. In addition, Globe Amaranth is an annual herbaceous plant. This product selects top quality raw material. The shape of the flowers is even and complete and the colour purplish red. It also has a faint smell of pure fragrance.

 

 

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This tea contains essential vitamins and minerals and is known in Chinese medicine for helping to relieve cough, shortness of breath, enhance vision, prevent aging thus it is good for the skin.

 

Herbalist doctor’s viewpoint

 

Efficacious for nourishing one’s looks, taking good care of skin, treating "Yin" deficiency and regulating the menstrual function.

 

Function with running the anti-inflammatory, discharge the toxin and maintain the appearance, smooth the venation, kee
p beauty and rejuvenation.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rinse tea cup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 teaspoons for every 500ml of water. Infuse in hot water at 90C to 95C for 2 to 4 minutes for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.

 

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Rock Sugar, Honey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Red flower with hot water, will bring you physically and mentally comforting.

 

 

Taste:

This Globe Amaranth has a sweet, mellow and refreshing taste with a pure and fresh and quietly elegant fragrance.

 

Appearance:

The shape of the flowers is even and complete and the colour purplish red.

 

 

 

 

 

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Once a bag of herbals or flowers is opened, The herbals could be kept in ambient and dry conditions such as in the living room, the study or the office, but it must be completely away from light, moisture, smell and heat.

 

An airtight container or a vacuum tank is an ideal storage solution.

 

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Sealed Clips are also a good choice for opened packaging bags.

 

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The quality of the herbals lasts longer if they are kept in the fridge. But please make sure the package is sealed and cover with a box to insulate from temperature change.

 

In addition, if the bag is taken in and out from the fridge very often, this will cause heat stress to the herbals as temperature is increased and decreased very frequently. Air will be drawn from outside and condensation will occur.

 

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That is why we packed our herbals into small sealed packaging bags instead of large bags or boxes. You could open a small bag of the herbal and enjoy its freshness while the other bags are sealed and well kept in the fridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Many alternative medicine health care providers feel that using certain herbal teas during pregnancy is a great way to support optimal pregnancy health. Herbal teas can often provide an additional source of nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, and iron.

 

However, due to the lack of studies on most herbs, the FDA encourages caution when consuming herbal teas during pregnancy.

 

It is always best to talk with a qualified medical professional about any herbal teas that you are interested in drinking.

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