Kunlun Snow Chrysanthemum (Ju Hua)*



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Snow Chrysanthemum grows in the Kunlun Mountains, the longest mountain range in Asia. It stretches along the Tibet Plateau from North West to Central China. 

The yellow daisy-like blossom thrives in a harsh climate by drawing on rich nutrients that it stores over the winter and that feed its tender spring buds. The smallholder farmers pick the flower once a year during August, early in the morning when the sun is rising. They then dry them and preserve the whole bud, a bold burgundy red in the center with bright yellow petals.

Snow Chrysanthemum is a candidate for any list of the world’s best herbal teas. It is thought that properties within the blossom have a calming effect and aids sleep. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is used to treat emotional stagnation, dizziness, high blood pressure, fever, headaches, and red dry eyes. Additionally, it makes a terrific do-it-yourself blending ingredient for pu-ehrs or black teas (choose those that are aromatic, smoky, earthy and full bodied.) 

Strong and rich with spice and aromatic herbs.

Sample: 10g
Medium: 30g

*Wild-grown / Pesticide free

SKU: 10036

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