Blooming teas originating from the Yunnan State consists of dried leaves and flowers. The leaves usually gets plucked during early spring before the buds gets opened. After that the leaves are sewn and fixed with flowers like Chrysanthemum, Lily, Jasmine, Hibiscus, Lavender, Pu–erh Teas. Then the leaves gets shaped into either cones, balls or mushrooms and burned. After that it gets sealed with freshness and immersed into the boiling water.
After immersing in the boiling water, the ball starts expanding , leaves spreading, flowers immersing from the centre similarly looking like a blooming flower. That is why ,this tea gets named as Blooming tea. Lets take a view on the health benefits of various types of Blooming teas:
Chrysanthemum Tea– responsible for curing cancer, swellings, chest pain, high blood pressure also treat cancer. Used as a summertime tea in southern China.
Lily Tea– Reduces Scars, Heart Diseases, mental problems, Breaks down kidney stones. Treats poisoning and alcoholism by causing vomiting, Essential oil is used to treat paralysis, shock, and speech loss, reduces pain associated with joint problems like gout and rheumatism, breaks down kidney stones, Helps to treat leprosy and swelling, Treats conjunctivitis, Prevents water retention in the body.
Jasmine Tea–Antioxidant Properties, boosts heart health, immune system, controls diabetes, prevents cancer, prevents gastrointestinal disorders.
Lavender Tea–Lavender tea can help soothe digestive issues ranging from diarrhea to nausea and stomach cramps. The anti-inflammatory properties of lavender help soothe irritated stomach muscles, eliminating stomach pain. These same antispasmodic effects can help relieve indigestion, gas, and bloating.
Hibiscus Tea–Flavorful and Easy to Make, Contains Compounds That May Help Prevent Cancer, May Boost Liver Health, May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Could Help Fight Bacteria, Could Promote Weight Loss, May Help Lower Blood Fat Levels, Packed With Antioxidants.
Pu–erh Tea– Prevents Illness, Aids in Weight Loss, Prevents Cancer, Promotes a Healthy Heart, Reduces Stress, Protects Bone Health, Cleanses Toxins and Free Radicals, Increases Energy. Thanks to the caffeine in pu-erh tea, drinking a cup a day can help to increase your energy levels,focus.
The advantage of blooming alias flowering tea is that even after infusing 2 to 3 times, the tea taste remains consistent.