Roasted Whole Grain Pearl Barley (Hatomugi Cha)

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Hatomugi, also known as pearl barley and adlay millet, is considered as the miracle grain for skin.

Routinely recommended by Japanese dermatologists to beautify skin and cure its ailments. 

❤ Improve complexion and bounce

❤ Soften skin and reduce blemishes

❤ Alleviate damage caused by sun damage and UV exposure

❤ Lighten tone and diminish dark spots 

High in vitamins B1, B2 and B3. Contains an array of antioxidants to diminish blemishes and spots by slowing-down skin's melanin production level. Pearl barley is rich in an antioxidants called ferulic acid, which can help to protect the skin from damage caused by UV radiation. Additionally, pearl barley contains compounds called lignans that have been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects, which can help to reduce redness and inflammation.

Easy to prepare (see how-to below.) Serve hot, cold or over ice.

• Also available in 1 Kg bulk pack.

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All-Natural • Pesticide-free

Dried and roasted using traditional Japanese techniques.

Type: Herbal
Region: Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
Caffeine: None
Flavor: Light, roasty, popcorny, slightly sweet
Color: Light yellow
Ingredients: Roasted whole-grain pearl barley (Coix lacryma-jobi)
Net Weight: 150 grams
Product of Japan

How to Brew

The following instructions are for brewing two 250 ml (8 oz) cups of Hatomugi Cha.

  1. Add 1 rounded tablespoon to 2 cups of water.
  2. Heat to a full, rolling boil.
  3. Turn heat down. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Turn heat off and wait for 10 minutes.
  5. Strain and serve hot, chilled or over ice.


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  • 5

    Posted by Valtiel on 28th Jun 2018

    To start this off, I haven't finished the bag. Just this week, i've been able to consume this tea regularly. So, i'm not a hundred percent sure that I can see a difference in my skin, with this alone. That could change in a month of regular consumption though! Inner affects? I'm not feeling bloated. Especially during the mooncycle, this time around! It seems to work, in conjunction with black sugar tea. No cramps! Taste: Popcorn and sweet grass. With an overall midtone of nutty tang in the back of the mouth. Aroma: Roasted grass for me. Which is nice! And the seeds taste a bit like maple!

  • 5
    Soothing clean pure tea!

    Posted by Melanie on 2nd Sep 2017

    When I drink this, it feels cleansing and soothing, calming. It has a slight sweetness with an herbal woody aroma and delicate flavor. As everything else from here, the experience is fully enjoyable and I look forward to trying more! Gentle is how I'd describe this. I'm very happy to have tried this and finished so quickly! Will be back! <3 :)