With spring coming – yellow is definitely on the mind. Golden sunlight, highlights in your hair, shorts and cool cotton dresses, tall glasses of lemonade and, maybe the most important of all, yellow flowers. Tulips, daisies, buttercups and, in terms of tea Chrysanthemum. Golden sweet tea made from the sheer yellowness of Spring you so crave – and it has tons of health benefits.
Chrysanthemum tea acts as a natural coolant and has been talked about in ancient Chinese medicinal science. A person can benefit a lot by having Chrysanthemum tea every day. The Chinese medicinal practice included the use of herbs as a major part of the treatment. It has high amounts of B carotene , which is converted in Vitamin A in the liver. This is helpful in treating skin problems and increasing immunity. Vitamin A also helps in postponing the aging process and age related blindness. The tea is also a good source of Vitamin Bs like choline, folacin, niacin as well as riboflavin. It also contains Vitamin C which reduces the risks of scurvy and protects eyesight. Chrysanthemum tea also has minerals like calcium, iron , magnesium and potassium – all important for good health. .
Chrysanthemum tea has been drunk in the past to decrease body heat and drink during meals to help digest food for years, however, recent scientific studies find out health benefits of loose chrysanthemum tea are far greater. It is now known to clear head colds and alleviate sinusitis pains because of the vitamin C content of the tea. This is also because it is antiviral because of that is a reliever of head congestion caused by viral infections. Chrysanthemum tea naturally lacks caffeine which makes it resistant to caffeine-induced side effects such as anxiety, irritability and nervousness. It is also known for its stimulating properties and is used to refresh the brain and alerting the senses. It energizes all the senses quickly and also calms them down to instill better and clear perception.In addition benefits of drinking chrysanthemum tea includes soothing sore throats and helping cure red,itchy eyes.
So, pour a cup of the golden stuff. You can steep it with hot water for 3 to 4 minutes and then you’re ready to go. You’re ready to drink all the flowery, yellowy goodness that is Chrysanthemum tea and take the health benefits with it.