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.
How to Quick-Brew in 3 Minutes
The following instructions are for making 4 cups (800 ml total.)
- Add 5 grams (2 heaping tablespoons) of persimmon leaves to a pot.
- Add 4 cups of near-boiling water.
- Brew for about 3 minutes.
- 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.
- Pour a little more than 4 cups of cold water into a pot.
- Add 2 heaping tablespoons of persimmon leaves.
- Heat to a full, rolling boil.
- Turn heat down and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Turn heat off and wait for 10 minutes.
- Strain and serve.
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I had purchased Matcha green tea and WAWAZA generously sent a sample of the Persimmon leaves tea. I enjoyed it so much that I immediately placed an order for several of their herbal teas. Everything is impeccably fresh, clean, flavorful, and delicious. The flavor is intriguing and perfect to drink unsweetened. To me, it has a bit of persimmon fruit nuances. WAWAZA herbal teas are the only teas I trust and purchase. I strongly recommend these teas to anyone. Also, packaging is thoughtful, simple but beautiful, without waste. Consideration, care, and attention to details are noticeable in everything WAWAZA does. If I could give them 10 stars, I would. Shipping to US takes exactly the time estimated on the website and the package arrives in perfect condition every time. A grateful thank you for everything!
Delicious gentle flavor, earthy and soothing. Wonderful for relaxing an/or drinking anytime you do not want caffeine.