Gaharu has a very unique flavour, and as stated in the book Compendium of Materia Medica <Ben Cao Gang Mu> [The Bencao Gangmu is regarded as the most complete and comprehensive medical book ever written in the history of traditional Chinese medicine. It lists all the plants, animals, minerals, and other objects that were believed to have medicinal properties].
Medicinal properties of Gaharu are stated as mild, absolutely no toxicity and regulate the human endocrine system. With its aroma, it can clear stuffy nose, stimulate the brain cell activation in the cerebral cortex and the functions of the body’s internal organs. Gaharu tea have the effects of strengthening the heart, reducing blood sugar, lowering blood pressure and stabilizing the nervous system. At the same time it helps to eliminates flatulence, reduces effects of hangover, asthma, constipation, expels oil, improve sleep, anti-aging, promotes beauty, refresh the mind & mood and is a good aphrodisiac.
By using ionized water/filter water to brew the tea will result in better aroma and tasting tea. Chinese medicine records Gaharu tea’s flavour as sweet, cool, spicy, acerb and bitter.
In the modern, hectic lifestyle, take some time to brew a cup of Gaharu tea and let it’s soothing fragrance to relax and refresh your mind. Gaharu tea produced naturally is suitable for long term consumption for maximum health benefits.