Also known as the black goji berry. It’s the cousin to the superfood red goji berry. It doesn’t have a complex being related to a superfood like red goji berry because it also has incredible and similar healing properties. Black wolfberries are most delicious when made into tea.
This tea has a brilliant bright blue and purple colour, and contains 17 amino acids and 13 different elements, including calcium, magnesium, copper, zinc and iron. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine this tea settles the stomache, aids digestion, reduces menopausal and menstrual symptoms, UTI preventive, reduces bad cholesterol, maintains eye and liver health, relieves heartburn, acid reflux and abdominal pain. This light and fruity tea tastes gentle, but is a serious super tea.
cultivar: lycium ruthenicum, black goji
method: hand picked
region: western China
mildly sweet, slightly tart
fruity, but not really
its earthy undertones add to its complexity
easy peasy to sip
serving size per person: 3-5 gram or 1-2 tbsp
water temperature: 90°C
gong fu style | small teapot
amount of water: 150 ml
brewing length: 45 sec, 45 sec, +30 sec for each steep after
number of steep: 4-8 steeps
western style | mug or french press
amount of water: 400 ml
brewing length: 3 min, 5 min second steep
number of steep: 1-2 steeps
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Benefits of this Tisane
- Digestive and acid reflux relief
- Decrease bloatedness
- Decrease abdominal pain
- Prevents and supports UTIs
- Reduces menopausal and menstrual symptoms
- Reduces bad cholesterol
- Supports eye and liver health
- Helps sleep and insomnia