Health King Chrysanthemum Vascuflow Herb Tea -- 20 Tea Bags
Will Buy Again
Agreed, this tea can be bitter if not made properly. It was recommended that I drink it by my acupuncturist. I have learned not to steep it for more then 3 minutes and I do add honey to it as well and I now look forward to drinking it.
Unfortunately, Vitacost is out of it this time, so I will have to order it somewhere else.
June 1, 2014
It's true. This tea is sooo bitter. It is so bitter it makes you think you are drinking poison. Yet it works. It does seem to promote dilation of blood vessels; I notice a a warmth and reddening in my extremities after drinking it.
June 7, 2013
STRONG smell and taste!
I am not fond of the flavor of the tea; therefore I cannot say if its does what it promotes! I have share this tea with my Mom who has order her very own box and drinks it as the instructions suggesst. I generally mix the tea with my regular sweet tea...having much more ot the regular sweet tea and much less of the Chrysanthemum tea-----very strong in smell and taste!
October 30, 2012
An acquired taste, but worth the health benefits
The tast is bitter; it's unlike any tea you've ever tasted. But for folks like me who need an immune system boost, or if our nerves are frayed, chrysanthemum tea is the best choice next to ginger, clove, etc.
Thing is, Chrysanthemum tea gets bitter if you let it steep with a lid on or longer than five minutes. Let the tea steep out in the open ; try only 3 minutes at first, then gradually work your way up to four, then five and then two bags if you want. One cup of chrysanthemum (8 oz.) and two teaspoons of raw honey. The honey balances out the bitter taste.
This tea is so very soothing after a long stressful day and/or when you've been out in the elements especially during the change of seasons. Nothing is better after a long day in the changing weather than to sit down and relax with a nice warm cup of chrysanthemum.
October 8, 2012