Lotus tea is renowned for providing a wide range of health benefits. The flowers used to make the tea are normally 30 cm in diameter and are famous for their spectacular colours and high plant placenta content. The plants are grown organically and harvested before 10 am each morning. Each flower has a unique aroma and is sterilized at 120 degrees.
Lotus tea (Danzhou, Hainan province, China)
Brewing instructions (tea and water quantities and brewing time):
Water temperature: 100 ℃
Nutritional information: Lotus tea contains a number of nutrients that are beneficial to health including carotene, ascorbic acid, vitamin B, Glutathione and several amino acids.
Health benefits: Lotus tea is rich in collagen and other proteins that help to combat ageing. It can also be used to treat acidosis. The placenta and flavonoids contained in lotus flowers help to balance hormone levels and relieve fatigue. When left to soak for five hours, the stems can be squeezed to release a collagen gel that acts as a natural skin care product.