- Also known as 'Jiaogulan' and 'Longevity Tea', is a vine-like climbing plant belonging to the cucumber and gourd family that grows wildly in many countries throughout Asia.
- Was first used as food, and is now widely consumed as a tea. The leaves have a sweet, robust taste, allowing them to be used as a natural sweetener.
- Premium quality, grown outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The farmers sing Tibetan Bon mantras through speakers to the plants as they grow.
- This gynostemma has won awards in Thailand for its flavour and strength.
Hot infusion: Hot water is poured over herbs and allowed to steep for 5-15 min. Strain and serve. Strength is determined by the amount of herb used, typically 10-15g of herb to 500ml of water. Decoction:
Preparation is made by lightly simmering herbs in water for 20min-5hrs. Typically 10-25g of herb to 500ml of water is used.Storage:
Store in a cool, dark, dry place.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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