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Trollius Flower Tea May 5, 2010

Filed under: Food and drink — cnesgreen @ 4:25 pm

 

 

Other names: Trollius chinensis Bunge, Trollius ledebourii 

 

 

Nasturtium plants were discovered in the jungles of Peru and Mexico in the 16th century.

Nasturtium containing multiple vitamins, carotenoids and other trace elements.

 

It is very helpful for people who use their voice most of the time. And it could prevent them from the throat diseases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Indians of Peru used the leaves as a tea to treat coughs, colds and the flu, as well as menstrual and respiratory difficulties. Being high in vitamin C

 

Nasturtiums are also used in Ayurvedic medicine. The leaves are rubbed on the gums to stimulate and cleanse them.

 

 

Nasturtium material contains alkaloids and flavonoids have anti-inflammatory thirst quencher, Qingyan Lihou, antitoxin, clears Paiduyangyan effect, chronic pharyngitis, fire hoses, tonsillitis preventive role of the elderly, a potent constipation. Of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus A, card he Streptococcus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Shigella had strong inhibition. Bunge decoction or making urgent treatment with opioids, chronic tonsillitis, otitis media, conjunctivitis, Lymphatic stopped the significant effect. 2 used by Bunge money, money dandelion 5, when tea drinking water or foam containing cough, and the treatment of acute and chronic tonsillitis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add 1-2 tsp dry Nasturtium flowers into the glass (or teapot)

 

Wash them with hot water.

 

Pour hot water into the glass again and wait for about 3 minutes.

 

Enjoy!

 

Tips:

The tea soup is too bitter for you, you could choose to add some honey, rock sugar or brew it with Glycyrrhiza.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honey, Mint, Glycyrrhiza

 

 

 

 

 

 

The gold flower will bloom in hot water. It will bring you physically and mentally comforting.

It’s a great pleasure to watch the beautiful flowers dancing in the teapot.

 

 

Taste:

The Nasturtiums has a tangy and refreshing taste with a pure and fresh elegant fragrance.

A little bitter in mouth when you  sip the tea soup. Very smooth in throat and will bring a kind of cool feeling into your mouth.

 

Appearance:

The tea soup is in shinny gold color. Like fluid amber. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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