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Chrysanthemum Goji Berry Tea Recipe

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Chrysanthemum Goji Berry Tea

In Chinese restaurants, this tea is most commonly served after a meal to help with digestion. Please note: Avoid Goji berries (wolfberries) from this recipe if you are taking blood thinning medications. Some people are allergic to chrysanthemums. Caution is advised when using fresh flowers if you suffer from seasonal allergies as it may make them worse. If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your doctor first before trying them.

Traditional Chinese flower tea (Chrysanthemum) with Goji berry

Prep time: 5 minutes Waiting time: 5 minutes Serves: 2

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 3 tbsp Chrysanthemum
  • 3 tsp Goji berry (about 20 goji berries)
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • Honey, stevia or sweetener (to taste)

To Make Tea:

  1. Boil a kettle for hot water.
  2. While water is heating up, rinse goji berries and chrysanthemum and place into cups
  3. Pour hot water into cups and add sweetener to taste
  4. Let steep for 5 minutes (For deeper flavor, either add more ingredients or let steep for a longer time)
  5. Enjoy!

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