Tea Recipes

Oolong Tea (For Slimming)
Description
Oolong tea is superior in aiding weight loss. The effect of this tea is to help reduce fat and it can be taken 3 times a day.

Ingredients

  • 4 rounded teaspoons of Green Oolong Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put Oolong tea in empty teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water on to tealeaves.
  3. Allow tea to stand 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Banana Tea (For High Blood Pressure)
Description
This is great tasting tea that will help reduce high blood pressure.

Ingredients

  • Banana
  • 1 teaspoon of Dragon Well Green Tea
  • 1 cups (430ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Peel and cut off 3 cm banana.
  2. Mash the banana in mug.
  3. Add green tea.
  4. Pour boiling water on to content.
  5. Allow tea to stand 2 - 3 minutes.
  6. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Lotus Tea (For High Blood Pressure)
Description
The lotus nut is the seed of the lotus plant. These fat round nuts are found within the round seedpod, which as a flat top with large round holes in it. The nuts look rather like peanuts but have a brown skin.

Ingredients

  • 12 - 15 lotus nuts
  • 2 teaspoon of Mao Jian Green Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Add lotus nuts and green tea into teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water on to content.
  3. Allow tea to stand for 6 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Chrysanthemum Tea (For Reducing Internal Heat & Mild Sunstroke)
Description
This great tasting tea cleanses your body and reduces internal heat. In summer, when it is very hot, people run the risk of getting sunstroke. The chrysanthemum teas can help prevent and treat mild sunstroke.

Ingredients

  • 10 - 20 Golden Chrysanthemum Tea
  • 1 - 3 teaspoon of honey or rock sugar
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Wash and drain chrysanthemum flowers.
  2. Add 10 - 20 yellow chrysanthemum flowers into teapot.
  3. Add 1 - 3 teaspoon of honey or rock sugar.
  4. Pour boiling water on to content.
  5. Allow tea to stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Peanut & Ginger Tea (For Restoring Health & Vigor)
Description
This is very good tonic tea to take when you are exhausted from overwork or if you are feeling run down.

Ingredients

  • 20 raw peanuts with skin
  • 5 - 6 slice of root ginger
  • 2 teaspoon of Yunnan Black Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Cut 5 - 6 slices of ginger.
  2. Take 20 raw peanuts and chop them roughly with a knife.
  3. Put the ginger, peanuts, and tea into teapot.
  4. Pour boiling water on to content.
  5. Allow tea to stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Lichee & Plum Tea (For Restoring Health & Vigor)
Description
This tea is delicious and a favorite in boosting energy level. Only take this tea twice a week.

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh lichee
  • 1 preserved plum
  • 1 piece of rock sugar
  • 1 thin slice of ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of Lichee Black Tea
  • 1 cups (430ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Add lichee, preserved plum, rock sugar, ginger, and Lichee Black Tea into large mug.
  2. Pour boiling water on to content.
  3. Allow tea to stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Stir the tea.
  5. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Longan Tea (For Restoring Health & Vigor)
Description
This tea is delicious and a favorite in boosting energy level. Longan look similar to lichee in size and shape but have smooth pale brown skins. It is a prized item in Chinese medicine.

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh longan
  • 1 preserved plum
  • 1 piece of rock sugar
  • 1 thin slice of ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of Organic Tianmu Yunding Green Tea
  • 1 cups (430ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Add longan, preserved plum, rock sugar, ginger, and green tea into large mug.
  2. Pour boiling water on to content.
  3. Allow tea to stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Stir the tea.
  5. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.
  6. Dry Fried Rice Tea (For Restoring Health & Vigor)
  7. Description
  8. This energy boosting tea has a delightful nutty flavor.

Dry Fried Rice Tea (For Restoring Health & Vigor)
Description
This tea has a nutty flavor and is very popular in Japan.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of long grain rice
  • 2 - 3 teaspoon of Jasmine Green Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Heat the wok and put in the rice (note: don't put oil).
  2. Stir fry the rice until the grains are lightly golden and smell toasty.
  3. Add 5 teaspoon of dry fried rice and jasmine green tea in teapot.
  4. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  5. Allow tea to stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Eight Treasure Tea (For Restoring Health & Vigor)
Description
This very healthy, energy boosting tea can be taken twice a week.

Ingredients

  • 2 White Chrysanthemum flowers
  • 1 small piece of dried mandarin orange peel
  • 1 longan
  • 1 red date
  • 1 tiny piece of ginseng root
  • 1 dried medlar berry
  • 1 piece of rock sugar
  • 1 dried apple slice
  • 1 teaspoon of Dragon Well Green Tea
  • 1 cups (430ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put all the ingredients into a large mug.
  2. Pour boiling water into mug.
  3. Allow tea to stand for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Stir and drink tea.

Shrimp Tea (For Strengthening the Immune System)
Description
The shrimp this tea is tiny, dried, and orange color shrimps in plastic package from Chinese markets.

Ingredients

  • 30 dried shrimps
  • 3 teaspoon of Wuyi Rock Tea
  • 3 cups (850 ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Rinse the 30 shrimps in boiling water.
  2. Put the shrimps and tealeaves in a mug.
  3. Pour boiling water into mug.
  4. Allow tea to stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Stir and drink tea.

Red Date Tea (For Restoring Blood)
Description
This is a popular tea among Chinese used in a restorative tea for after childbirth or menstruation, or for anyone who has suffered blood loss. The Chinese red date is also known jujube.

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoon of Jujube Honey Concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon of Emerald Petals Green Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put 3 teaspoon of Jujube Honey Concentrate and 1 teaspoon of green tea into teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into teapot and stir.
  3. Allow tea to stand for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Ginger & Onion Tea (For Common Cold)
Description
This great tasting tea is for your common cold.

Ingredients

  • 5 slice of ginger
  • 2 small spring onion
  • 2 teaspoon of Dragon Well Green Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
  • 1 pinch of salt
Instruction
  1. Wash and cut 5 slice of ginger.
  2. Wash and cut 2 small piece of spring onion.
  3. Put ginger, onion, salt, and green tea into teapot.
  4. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  5. Allow tea to stand for 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Sweet Ginger Tea (For Cold & Feverish Headache)
Description
This tea only helps with cold and feverish headaches, it also stimulate the heart and improves the circulatory system

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoon of Ginger Honey Concentrate
  • 2 teaspoon of Chun Mee Green Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put 3 teaspoon of Jujube Honey Concentrate and 1 teaspoon of green tea into teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into teapot and stir.
  3. Allow tea to stand for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

White Radish Tea (For Coughs)
Description
White radishes are often called daikon in supermarkets. Use a fresh white radish for this tea. The flavor is quite strong so you will only need to use a small piece.

Ingredients

  • 1 inch long piece of white radish
  • 2 teaspoon of Hairy Crab Oolong Tea
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Cut and peel a 1 inch piece of radish and discard the skin.
  2. Put radish, salt, and tea into teapot.
  3. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  4. Allow tea to stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Licorice Tea (For Itchy Throat But No Cough)
Description
Chinese licorice (Glycyrrhiza Uralensis) taste good and benefits all the body organs. It is particularly soothing for the lungs and throat.

Ingredients

  • 6 - 7 pieces of dried licorice root
  • 3 teaspoon of Ginseng Oolong Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put licorice and tea into teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  3. Allow tea to stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Honey & Lemon Tea (For Dry Sore Throat)
Description
This is one of the most delicious tea. Lemon and honey is very good for treating the throat. This tea can also be served cold with ice.

Ingredients

  • Half a lemon
  • 2 teaspoon of Keemun Black Tea
  • Citron Honey Concentrate
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Wash and cut half of lemon.
  2. Crush and put lemon into teapot.
  3. Add black tea and honey into teapot.
  4. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  5. Allow tea to stand for 2 - 3 minutes.
  6. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Lei Cha Tea (For Flu)
Description
This very famous tea is used to treat flu or flu like symptoms. There is a story about this tea, which dates from the Three Kingdom period (A.D. 221-277). A famous general was with his army in a mountainous district when he and all of his soldiers fell ill with flu. The local people knew of a special tea to treat the illness, but the recipe was closely guarded secret. Nonetheless, the villagers decided that they have to try and help the army and gave them the tea to drink.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoon of Dragon Well Green Tea
  • 1 teaspoon of uncooked long grain white rice
  • 3 slice of ginger
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Wash the rice and the ginger
  2. Chop 3 slice of ginger.
  3. Put tea, rice, and ginger into mortar with a little cold water.
  4. Use a pestle to grind them into a fine paste (may use a food processor instead).
  5. Put paste into teapot.
  6. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  7. Allow tea to stand for 2 - 3 minutes.
  8. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Cold Chrysanthemum Tea (For Quenching Thirst & Mild Sunstroke)
Description
This is an ideal drink for hot summer parties. As well as helping to prevent sunstroke it is also an excellent thirst quencher.

Ingredients

  • 60 - 80 White Chrysanthemum Flowers
  • 3 teaspoon of Jasmine Yinhao Green Tea
  • Rock sugar or honey
  • 4 liters of water
Instruction
  1. Wash the chrysanthemum.
  2. Put chrysanthemum and tea into a cooking pot.
  3. Pour in 4 liters of water and bring it to boiling.
  4. Reduce heat and continue to cook for 20 minutes.
  5. Put in rock sugar or honey.
  6. Remove pot from the heat and allow to cool till room temperature.
  7. Strain the tea and put into refrigerator.
  8. Serve the tea when it is chill.

Tomato Tea (For Improving Appetite)
Description
In the summer when it is very hot it is all too easy to lose your appetite. This tea will perk up your appetite.

Ingredients

  • of a tomato
  • 2 teaspoon of Imperial Huangshan Maofeng Green Tea
  • 1 pinch of sugar
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Wash and cut out a piece of tomato.
  2. Put tomato and tea into a cooking pot.
  3. Pour in 3 cups of water and bring it to boiling.
  4. Put in sugar.
  5. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Mung Bean Tea (For Diarrhea)
Description
Mung beans are small beans with green skins and yellow flesh. For this recipe buy pale yellow mung bean flour from Asian stores, or grind your own with a grinder.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon mung bean flour
  • 1 teaspoon of Lichee Black Tea
  • White sugar
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put mung bean flour and tea into a cooking pot.
  2. Pour in 3 cups of water and bring it to boiling.
  3. Add white sugar and stir.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Rice Vinegar Tea (For Bowel Pain)
Description
This is a very effective tea for relieving pain in the lower bowel.

Ingredients

  • 3 - 4 teaspoon white rice vinegar
  • 3 teaspoon of Dragon Well Green Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put green tea in empty teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water on to tea leaves.
  3. Add 3 - 4 teaspoon of white rice vinegar.
  4. Allow tea to stand 2 - 3 minutes.
  5. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Ginseng Tea (For Restoring Energy)
Description
This refreshing tea is great at restoring energy. To increase the effect of this you can add ginseng powder or ginseng mix.

Ingredients

  • 3 rounded teaspoons of Ginseng Oolong Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
  • Ginseng powder (optional)
Instruction
  1. Put Oolong tea and ginseng powder in empty teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water on to tea leaves.
  3. Allow tea to stand 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Rose Green Tea (For Relieving Stress)
Description
This tea looks, smells, and taste good. It is color in red and green with a strong floral aroma and a light sweet taste.

Ingredients

  • 30 Rosebuds
  • 2 teaspoon of Emerald Petals Green Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put 30 rosebuds and green tea in empty teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  3. Allow tea to stand 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Imperial Kuding Tea (For Reducing High Cholesterol & High Blood Pressure)
Description
In Chinese medicine this rare and expensive tea is known to be extremely effective for lowering cholesterol and lowering high blood pressure. Researcher found that people who drank this tea daily has a lower chance of getting a stroke or a heart attack.

Ingredients

  • 1 stick of Imperial Kuding
  • 1 cups (430ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put 1 stick of Imperial Kuding in empty teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  3. Allow tea to stand 2 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.

Wild Bitter Tea (For Helping With Weight Loss)
Description
This is a rare and expensive tea grown in Zhejiang province. In Chinese medical journals the Wild Bitter Tea is known to lower cholesterols and help with weight loss.

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoon of Wild Bitter Tea
  • 3 cups (850ml) of water
Instruction
  1. Put tea into empty teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into teapot.
  3. Allow tea to stand 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Pour tea into cup and allow to cool slightly before drinking.