Osmanthus Herb - Herbal Tea
Osmanthus, also known as Sweet Olive, is actually a smaller genus of flowering plant of the Olive family and is native to the warmer areas of Asia with exception of one species that is native to North America. Osmanthus grow as shrubs or small trees and are popular in parks and gardens in warmer regions. The Osmanthus plant will produce flowers after it has aged and is un-pruned. A pruned Osmanthus will generally sprout new growth quickly to restore the branches; however will generally not flower again for several years.
Osmanthus is considered an easy shrub that will do will in a sunny spot and reasonable soil. It is often used in a large pot and in Taiwan folklore was a traditional wedding plant carried by the bride along with Persimmons as a gift to the new family and was a symbol of love and romance. The flowers are small and very attractive and fragrant and are often planted near entryways, windows and patios.
Osmanthus is often added to other teas to enhance the flavor with a fruity nature. Osmanthus flower tea is prepared by steeping 1 teaspoon of dried flower in 8 ounces of boiling water for 10 minutes.
Osmanthus Uses & Herbal Remedies
Osmanthus Tea Benefits
A decoction of the bark and root of the Osmanthus has been used in Chinese medicine to treat boils and carbuncles, bruises and rheumatism.
It is said that a cup of Osmanthus flower tea promotes beautiful skin.
Osmanthus flowers are used in other herbal remedies to help mask undesirable taste.
Osmanthus flower is considered safe for ingestion.
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