Japanese Kaki Persimmon Leaves Tea

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Kaki persimmon leaves contain natural antihistamines, and significantly more skin-loving vitamin C compared to lemons (studies suggest up to twelve times.)

❤ Inhibits skin's melanin levels

❤ Evens tone and lightens dark spots

❤ Boosts collagen production

❤ Helps relieve itchiness and inflammation

❤ Alleviates fluid retention (edema)

❤ Promotes immunity against flu and colds

Called 'kaki-no-ha cha' in Japanese. Made from leaves of kaki persimmon tree native to southern Japan.

Wild-Harvested • All-Natural

Pesticide-free. Prepared from freshly-picked leaves and cut in strips in traditional tanzaku-giri (短冊きり) style for optimal brewing.

Type: Herbal
Region: Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
Caffeine: None
Flavor: Tangy, earthy
Color: Light orangish
Ingredients: 100% leaves of Japanese kaki persimmon (Diospyros kaki) 
Net Weight: 50 grams
Product of Japan

How to Quick-Brew in 3 Minutes

The following instructions are for making 4 cups (800 ml total.)

  1. Add 5 grams (2 heaping tablespoons) of persimmon leaves to a pot.
  2. Add 4 cups of near-boiling water.
  3. Brew for about 3 minutes.
  4. Strain and serve hot, cold or over ice. 

How to Deep-Brew the Traditional Japanese Way (Senjiru)

Note: Senjiru brewing will extract more of the leaves' bitter polyphenols.

  1. Pour a little more than 4 cups of cold water into a pot.
  2. Add 2 heaping tablespoons of persimmon leaves.
  3. Heat to a full, rolling boil.
  4. Turn heat down and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Turn heat off and wait for 10 minutes.
  6. Strain and serve. 

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  • 5
    Persimmon leaf tea

    Posted by Meredith Swezey on 9th Dec 2019

    Delicious gentle flavor, earthy and soothing. Wonderful for relaxing an/or drinking anytime you do not want caffeine.