Longevity Herbal Teas

  Longevity Herbal Teas

Here are some herbal teas known for their longevity qualities. Explore with single herbal teas and be inspired by making herbal tea blends. The purpose of a longevity tea is to create a state of balance and well being in the body to promote longlife and good health. These herbs are also known to promote quality of life in senior years, many of these herbs act like a tonic to the body.

Many of these teas may be useful in alleviating symptoms of common colds and flus.

Make Herbal loose tea your daily ritual.

 

Astragalus

(Astragalus membranaceus)
Astragalus

Astragalus Root Tea is a favourite in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It boosts the immune system and aids the body in fighting off unwanted illness. It has been used for a multitude of different illnesses successfully. 

Tea benefits... Get Well, Long Life
 

Ginkgo Biloba

(Ginkgo biloba, Salisburia adiantifolia, Salisburia macrophylla)
Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Tea Has several positive effects that all stem from increased blood flow and circulation. It improves memory and concentration by allowing more blood to flow freely around the brain. In a similar respect it has been known as an aphrodisiac because of increased blood flow around the genitals in both sexes. Overall a very pleasant tea - works well with Sencha Green Tea. 

1-2 teaspoons of Loose herb in one cup of hot water, steep for 10 - 15 minutes.

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Long Life, Memory, Men, Peace and Wellbeing
 

Reishi Mushroom

(Ganoderma lucidum)

Add ½ - ¾ teaspoon of powder per 1 cup of hot water, leave to infuse for 15 minutes. Goes well with a herbal tea blend.

 

Tea benefits... Long Life