The jasmine blossom was adored by royalty in China and in Hawaii. Fine jasmine tea like Jasmine Dragon Phoenix Pearls were first commissioned by the Imperial Court during the Sung Dynasty.
Jasmine in Hawaii
Jasmine in Hawaiian is called pikake which is also the Hawaiian name for peacock. Both flower and bird were favorites of Crown Princess Ka’iulani (1875-1899).
In modern day Hawaii, jasmine’s heavenly fragrance is admired through the pikake lei. The pikake lei is often bestowed to beautify and distinguish loved ones at weddings, graduations, and other auspicious events.
I am reminded of the natural antibacterial and antiviral properties of tea given the news of coronavirus. These health benefits have been demonstrated for centuries first as folk medicine and by science for several decades now. As one study noted, when modern medicine and tea can work together, the patient is usually better off.
Tea’s cancer-fighting to anti-aging properties are legendary but you don’t have to be sick to enjoy the many health benefits of tea. Our lives are busier than ever and tea can play a delicious role in staying active, healthy and more relaxed. Here is our Top 5 best times to drink tea to enjoy more of its goodness our lives.
Chamomile is one ingredient you can use to improve your workouts, diet and sleep. This herb's ability to help with relaxation and rest is well known but it's taste can be lacking. We created some tasty blends using this powerful ingredient to enjoy around the clock to help you do you.