Drinking Herbal Tea

japamese-woman-drinking-tea-1280.jpg The Japanese have a long history of consuming herbal teas for their pleasant flavor and useful properties

The Japanese have a long history of consuming herbal teas for their pleasant flavor and therapeutic benefits.

Herbal tea is an infusion made from leaves, roots, stems, twigs, barks, and sometimes even fruits of various plants. Herbal teas are generally considered safe because they are not concentrated.

The following guides are for adults and should be taken as general starting points.

  • Drink up to three cups per day
  • Allow at least 4 hours between cups
  • Okay before, with, or after meals, unless otherwise noted
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Below are some of the different types of Japanese herbal teas and their benefits. It is important to note that different herbs have different properties. The information we provide is from reference sources, Japanese traditions, customs, and know-how. They are not substitutes for professional medical advice.

 

Loquat leaves

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Heartleaf

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Burdock root

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Pearl barley

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Ginkgo leaves

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Persimmon leaves

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Black Soybeans

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Mulberry Leaves

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Kudzu Roots

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Ganoderma Applanatum

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Red Perilla leaves

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Artemisia Princeps leaves

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