Five Leaf Gynostemma (Jiaogulan)

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From My Cup of Tea (Montreal)

Mild, Caffeine Free, Straight
80 – 90°C

Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb / Jiaogulan – Loose Tea
Quantity: 50g

Fermentation: Non fermented

Taste: Bittersweet

Benefit: Known as China’s “immortality herb”, this tea regulates blood pressure and cholesterol level, builds up the immune system, helps to prevent cells to turn cancerous and tumors to grow, and delays the aging process.

Temperature for infusion: 80 – 90 Celsius Degrees

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Tossed a couple of these leaves into a glass cup over the weeked and brewed Grandpa style while reading some manga – still a weird combination of very sweet and very bitter, and the finishing note was kind of like licorice root in its cloying, lingering sweetness. However, a MINIMAL amount of leaves seems to be the best route for making this tisane more palatable…

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