Health Benefits of Flowering Tea


What is Flowering Tea?

Flowering Tea is a hand sewn bulb of green tea leaves bound together by artisans around dried flowers such as jasmine, marigold, lily, and rose. When the bulb has hot water poured over (usually in a glass teapot so you can easily see), the green tea leaves unfurl, and the flower opens up or 'blossoms', turning tea into a beautiful, mindful event, and producing delicious green tea which provides several health benefits.

What are the Health Benefits of Flowering Tea?

Quite simply the making, viewing, and drinking of Flowering Tea is a ritual that can have major psychological benefits. Rituals can calm emotions, improve performance, and create social connections; a form of creating time of focus and meditation.

Tea leaves are rich in antioxidants, which may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer and could help in preventing type 2 diabetes.

The mild acids and other plant substances in green tea can have a positive affect on oral health, particularly for mature adults. Green tea can decrease cavities,  and even reduce bad breath. 

The small amount of caffeine content can provide a metabolic boost which can improve bodily functions and aid in weight loss which is why Flowering Tea a popular drink for those looking to lose weight.

Flowering Tea contains trace amounts of:

  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Vitamin C
  • Potassium

We suggest using the tea as part of a daily ritual where you make time for yourself to control your breathing, watch the tea blossom and enjoy the flavour, creating a calming 15 minutes for yourself every day. 

Green tea leaves contain a tiny amount of naturally occurring caffeine, which is considerably less than black tea leaves and coffee

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