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What is Blooming tea?

Posted by Monica Dvorak-Tong on

What is blooming tea?

Dragon 4 flower tea is a blooming tea that opens as it is steeped.

Blooming tea has many other names such as artisan tea, flowering tea, craft tea, display teas, hand-sewn teas, etc.  Each blooming tea is hand-sewn by an expert craftsperson. These teas are not only a treat to the nose and palate but are especially aesthetically appealing as they “unfurl”.

These blooming teas are a mix of tea (green, black or oolong) all coming from the camellia sinensis plant and tisanes which may include flowers, herbs, and spices.  Some of the flowers used in blooming teas include Jasmine, Lily, Marigold, Lavender, Amaranth, Chrysanthemum, and Osmanthus.

Health Benefits of Blooming Tea:

Flowering teas contain trace amounts of some of the following nutrients depending upon the teas/tisanes included:

  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Vitamin C
  • Potassium

Blooming tea has many health benefits that may include the following:

  • Rich in Antioxidants
  • Lowering Heart Disease
  • Lowering the Risk of Cancer
  • Improving Oral Health
  • Improving Metabolism
  • Improve Digestion
  • Reducing Inflammation
  • Improving Brain Health
  • Relieving Stress

In addition, the flowers, herbs and spices added to the blooming tea may also have many health benefits as well.

Three flower burst is a blooming tea that opens into a flower as it steeps.

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