Osmanthus Flower Tea
Osmanthus tea is an brewed with the dried flowers of the Osmanthus fragrant plant, which is native to China and has been used to prepare this sweet tea for thousands of years. While some people choose to prepare this tea in combination with green or black tea, it is also a delightfully floral drink all on its own. The yellow flowers are evidence of the high melanin content these flowers contain, in addition to a number of other antioxidants. If you brew this tea in conjunction with black or green tea, it will contain caffeine, but the flowers themselves are not .
Water Temperature: 212 °F or 100 °C
Steeping time: 3 - 5 minutes
Suggested serving size: 1 heaping teaspoon/250ml or 8oz