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White Chrysanthemum Flower (Ju Hua)


Harvested in Spring, our white Chrysanthemum flowers (Chrysanthemum indicum) are full buds, natural and rich in fragrance and flavors.  These bright white flowers are lively and sweet. 

Why we selected these flowers.  Grown in Anhui Province, a region widely recognized for the quality and variety of its Chrysanthemum flowers, the flowers are harvested, then heat dried.  No additives, such as sodium, were used in the preparation of the flowers to brighten or enhance their coloration. The flavor of the se flowers are fresh and clean.    

Interesting facts about these flowers. Chrysanthemum tea is believed to have originated in the Song Dynasty.  The flowers are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and soothing chemicals making for a delicious and highly nutritious drink.  Chrysanthemum flowers are wonderful served as a hot beverage with food, and will aid in digestion.  It is also served as a refreshing & cooling beverage in hot weather.  The flowers are often blended with a ripe or cooked Pu-erh leaf to make a traditional summer tea drink.  It can be blended with various other teas and herbals to make iced beverages. 2018 Harvest

Brewing suggestions.  We use approximately 3 grams of flowers, or a rounded tablespoon, for up to 12 ounces of water.  Water cooled to just under boiling temperature is best.  Steep the leaves for 4-5 minutes.


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Silk Road Teas is an award-winning purveyor of rare and artisan teas. Every year, we travel extensively in China, visiting small farms, out-of-the-way tea markets, cooperatives and specialty tea companies to find teas that offer our customers the highest quality and a distinctive taste experience. As a result, our teas are widely recognized for their variety and unparalleled quality. Quite simply, you won't find a finer tea anywhere. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Supporting adults with disabilities

Silk Road Teas is more than just tea. We are committed to giving back to our community by providing jobs packaging our teas to disabled adults. As the older brother of a disabled person, Ned Heagerty, Silk Road Teas President, recognized the challenges and limited opportunities disabled adults face. So he wanted to make a difference. It is a small step, but it is an action we believe in and will continue to follow. Recently, we were honored by receiving the Employer of the Year Award from Integrated Community Services (ICS) for our commitment to employ persons with disabilities.

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Harvested in Fujian Province. 

No additives, the flowers are soft white in color.

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Silk Road Teas has received the Employer of the Year Award from Integrated Community Services (ICS) for their commitment to employ persons with disabilities. Silk Road Teas is committed to improving the quality of life for disabled persons, sharing the belief with ICS that business can substantively help people with disabilities achieve independent lives by providing jobs in an encouraging and supportive environment.

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Our tea boxesare hand packaged by an adult with disabilities. Silk Road Teas remains committed to creating opportunity and jobs in our community.

Sales of our Teas Benefit Ceres
Ceres Community Project builds healthy communities by restoring locally-grown organic whole food to its place as the foundation of health and creating heart centered ways for people to connect.

Ceres teaches teens to grow, cook and eat healthy whole foods and provides nourishing meals, nutrition education and a community of support for people facing cancer and other serious illnesses. www.ceresproject.org

Read the recent article in the Marin IJ: Silk Road Teas gives back

...What sets Silk Road Teas apart from others is the Heagertys are using their success and new tea line as a way to give back to the community...

Gives Back They're amazing people and of course the product is phenomenal. We're so proud to be associated with them. In today's nonprofit world, truly the best things you can have are compatible, giving partners.

Julie Burford, Program Manager and Founder of the Ceres Community Project of Marin.


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