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Sweet Autumn Cooling Herbal Tea (Liang Cha)

Sweet Autumn Cooling Herbal Tea (Liang Cha)

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What it is:
root + spring's Sweet Herbal Cooling Tea (also called Liang Cha or Lerng Cha) could be considered the Chinese version of the American South's sweet tea, but with tremendous benefits for your body.

This blend features six different herbs that cool the body and replenish its fluids when they are depleted. Longan fruit (Long Yan Rou), for example, has a long tradition of being used as a beauty tonic for Chinese women at the Imperial Court, and is still used today to beautify skin, eyes, and nails.

Another note of interest: the tea is naturally sweet because of Luo Han Guo, or dried monkfruit, which is 300 times sweeter than sugar but comes in at zero on the glycemic index and has zero calories and zero carbs!... and thanks to Luo Han Guo's amazing health benefits of cough relief, colon cleansing, and weight loss, this Chinese herb has long been hailed as "the immortals’ fruit”.

Which concerns is the classic herbal mix good for?
 General immunity boost
✔ Inflammation
✔ Sore throats or coughs
✔ Dehydration
✔ Constipation
✔ Heat stroke
✔ Digestive distress

Key benefits:
- Naturally sweet
- Naturally cooling
- Helps rehydrate the body inside out
- Improves digestion
- Drink hot or cold

Traditional Chinese medicine benefits:
- Clears lung heat
- Nourishes lung and spleen meridians
- Replenishes fluids

What else you need to know:
This fresh herbal tea mix is made in small batches by root + spring. It is absolutely natural, with no additives or unlisted ingredients.

100% adaptogenic -Ÿ no additives or preservatives - handcrafted in small batches to bring you the freshest herbs

Brewing Instructions:
Are included. Just a 2 minute prep time!

Note: Our Chinese herbal teas are considered food as medicine, far different from teabags. The herbs are to be slow simmered for the vitamins, antioxidant properties, and minerals to extract. This product will make an entire pitcher and should be enjoyed daily for a week to see effects. 

For maximum shelf life, please store in a cool, dry place (refrigerator's bottom shelf is okay).

Dried Monkfruit (Luo Han Guo)Luo han guo is well-known for its ultra sweet taste. Called the immortals' fruit, it has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb to nourish the lungs and throat and help promote "longevity". 

Baby Chrysanthemum (Ju Hua) - Comprising only the young buds of chrysanthemum flowers, this natural coolant for the body is great for releasing stress that you're holding onto, which allows for focus and cooling of the body. Baby chrysanthemum boasts a sweeter and more concentrated tastes compared to the common chrysanthemum.

Dried Asian Pear (Ya Li) - The health benefits of Asian pears are plentiful. They can increase the body’s yin fluid and clear heat, cooling the body. These effects particularly relate to the lung and stomach organs and meridians.

Bitter Almonds (Bei Xing Ren) - These aren’t true almonds, but the kernels of several varieties of apricot that are grown specifically for their seeds. They cannot be eaten raw but are used specifically in Chinese medicine and, after boiled, release biochemicals that clear and nourish the lungs and intestines.

Sweet Almonds (Nan Xing Ren) - Sweet almonds are larger and functionally quite similar to the western almonds we commonly find in markets. Sweet almonds are tastier, and can help brighten and moisturize the skin and hair.

Dried Longan (Long Yan Rou) - High nutritional value, full of vitamins and contains active anti-aging ingredients. Helps to promote restful sleep, replenishing blood and Qi.

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