Chrysanthemum tea is made from chrysanthemum flowers a plant belonging to the Chrysanthemum morifolium species. The tea tastes slightly sweet without adding any sweetener. The colour may vary from a bright golden colour to a little bit green.
Leave 1/3 of the tea in the pot and add some more boiling water. Let it stand for 3 minutes and you will have another pot of chrysanthemum tea.
During the hot summer season, chrysanthemum tea is frequently consumed to dispel bodily heat without dampening digestion. It is also useful for fevers in the early stages of illness.
Brimming with beta carotene and vitamin C, chrysanthemum enhances the immune system, promotes a healthy complexion and reduces the signs of aging.
Chrysanthemum tea also has minerals like calcium which is important for the teeth and bones, iron which helps in the transportation of oxygen through the blood, magnesium which is required by more than three hundred kinds of bodily functions as well as potassium which is needed for proper cardiovascular functioning and stabilizing the blood pressure.
Chrysanthemum tea is a natural coolant and helps in lowering the temperature of the body when suffering from fever or even heat stroke. This herbal tea is also helpful in treating pimples and acne.
It can also treat discomfort of high temperature such as headache, slight toothache and throbbing nerves in the gums.
Drinking chrysanthemum tea helps in providing relief in sore throat, redness in the eyes, itchiness in the eyes, dryness in the eyes and dark sport in the eye area.
Chrysanthemum tea is a good remedy for bad breath and soothes dry mouths or throats. Chrysanthemum tea can help you relax by calming your nerves and clearing your mind.
The tea is also believed to improve vision and hearing. It can be safely recommended for obese people, as it contains zero calories, when consumed without adding sugar or honey.
It also doesn’t contain any caffeine. It is advisable to consult a doctor before its consumption of this herbal tea especially if pregnant or breast feeding.