Osmanthus Herbal Tea

Osmanthus herbal tea is a type of herbal infusion made from the fragrant flowers of the Osmanthus fragrans plant, commonly known as sweet osmanthus or sweet olive. This flowering plant is native to Asia, particularly China, and is highly prized for its sweet and floral aroma.

To prepare osmanthus herbal tea, dried osmanthus flowers are steeped in hot water, allowing their aromatic compounds to infuse into the liquid. The resulting tea has a delicate and sweet floral flavor with subtle fruity undertones. Osmanthus herbal tea is enjoyed for its unique taste and potential health benefits, such as promoting relaxation, aiding in digestion, promoting skin health, and having a rich antioxidant content.

Osmanthus herbal tea can be enjoyed both hot and cold and is often served plain or sweetened with honey or sugar to enhance its natural sweetness. It is caffeine-free, making it suitable for consumption at any time of the day. Additionally, osmanthus tea is a popular ingredient in various culinary dishes and desserts, adding its unique floral aroma and flavor to recipes.

Recommended brewing instructions: 1 tsp dried tea leaves | 200°F water | 3-5 min steep time

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