Snow Chrysanthemum grows in the remote Kulun mountain in Central Asia. Its flower buds are extremely beneficial for maintaining healthy blood pressure, blood sugar level, and blood lipid level. It is cleansing, cooling and protective. Ron Teeguarden uses it as part of his DBG elixir every day. Check out our Snow Chrysanthemum Ice Tea Lemonade recipe online.*
Flavor: Warm flavor bordering savory. Reminiscent of pickling spices (dill, fennel). Bright clarity at top of flavor profile.
Directions: Add the amount of botanicals per a recipe, as desired, or as directed by a health practitioner. The proper way of extracting botanicals depends on parts used. Flowers, fruits and leaves can usually be steeped or decocted (boiling over fire) while stems, barks and roots typically require decocting.
In a Desktop Botanical Garden™ Glass Tea & Elixir Maker, add 1 part botanical(s) and 5-8 parts water, steep or decoct for 5-20 minutes. You can boil water directly in the Elixir Maker. Repeat this process for 2nd or 3rd extraction until all active constituents have been extracted.
Ingredient: Dried Snow Chrysanthemum flower