Ginkgo Biloba Tea

R175.00

For centuries, the Ginkgo tree has inspired artists, poets and philosophers with its unique fan-shaped leaves and flowers that bloom only at night. Now, these elegant leaves also serve to create a delightful herbal tea. Smooth and green, with a note of sweetness, our organic Ginkgo biloba tea is a captivating infusion served hot or cold.

In the Know

Ginkgo biloba is a plant with an ancient legacy. Native to China, and also known as the maidenhair tree, ginkgo biloba has been found in fossils dating back 270 million years! This historically rich plant is frequently used in Traditional Medicine, as well as in cuisine, and today is popular as a tea known to deliver myriad benefits. Deep rooted, snow resistant, and averaging a height of from 66 to 115 feet, aged Gingko trees also boast a wide crown. In fact, in Germany and China, gingko biloba is the most commonly prescribed herbal medicine.

What Exactly is Ginkgo Biloba?

Reaching heights from 66 to 115 feet, with some in China boasting 160 feet, the large gingko tree digs its roots in deep, and enjoys life in all kinds of weather. As a wind-, snow-, and insect-resistant tree, the gingko has proven itself to be a long-living, hearty specimen.

Interesting notes about Ginkgo Biloba

China is where the first use of ginkgo as a medicine is recorded, way back in the late 15th century. Fast forward thousands of years to 1965 Germany; this is when the western world registered ginkgo for medicinal use. Gingko biloba contains flavones, ascorbic acid, sterols, and catechins, among other elements.

What Does Ginkgo Biloba Taste Like?

Mild, earthy, slightly bitter, Buddha Teas Ginkgo Biloba Tea is well-suited for double-dipping. Pump up the benefits of gingko biloba by adding a complementary herb, such as Blackberry Leaf Tea. Our Chamomile Flower Tea, is another great addition to try.

Precautions

Because there is some controversy regarding side effects related to high doses of ginkgo, if you are pregnant or under a doctor’s care for high blood pressure or a blood disorder, you might want to avoid drinking this tea.

Enjoy An Herbal Legacy In Your Home

People in Japan and China have enjoyed the positive qualities of Ginkgo Biloba Tea for thousands of years. Today, you can enjoy the benefits of this ancient wonder herb with a cup of Buddha Teas Ginkgo Biloba Tea. Buddha Teas is committed to providing you with the highest quality organic teas, free of chemicals, and packaged in bleach-free tea bags.

Brewing Suggestions

For a proper cup of tea ...

  • Recommended temperature: 205°
  • Cover and steep to taste.
  • Remove tea bag and enjoy!

Ginkgo Biloba Tea Health Benefits

  • Energizing
  • Contains ascorbic acid
  • Contains catechins
  • 18 Bleach Free Tea Bags / Box

Additional information

Dimensions 8 × 7.5 × 10 cm

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