Superfoods Red Date Tea, also known as jujubes tea or hong zao chai have long been considered for hundreds of years as a super food drink in China.
The function of red dates to enrich the body’s blood has been well recognized in China for thousands of years and they are used in a number of Chinese recipes.
They can also enhance the body’s immunity, inhibit the development of cancer cells, promote the formation of white blood cells, reduce serum cholesterol, increase serum albumin and protect the liver.
Rich in Vitamin C, superfoods red date tea can transfer the excess cholesterol in the body into bile acids, thus reducing the probability of gallstone formation.
Fresh red dates are rich in calcium and iron, also play an important role in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and anemia.
Superfoods Red Date Tea can be very therapeutic for the elderly, young people at the period of their growth and women prone to anemia. They are also quite tonic for people who are recovering from an illness.
Two easy superfoods red date tea you can start enjoying right away
(1) Red/black tea with fresh Ginger with dry red dates
Health Benefits: Nourishes the spleen and the blood, strengthens the stomach, helps with relaxation and lifts depression.
Method: In a large teapot add 2-3 teaspoon of loose black leaf tea, add 2 tablespoon of chopped fresh ginger, 6-9 dry red dates crushed (the dry dates with seeds are the best), pour in just boiled water, allow to infuse for 4-5 minutes.
You can drink several times by adding more boiled water until no more taste from the teapot.
(2) Chrysanthemum tea with red dates
Health Benefits: Strengthens the spleen and enriches the blood, cleanses the liver and brightens the eyes.
Method: In a large teapot add 2-3 dry Chrysanthemum flower, 12-15 dry red dates crushed (the dry dates with seeds are the best), pour in just boiled water, allow to infuse for 4-5 minutes.
Keep drinking by adding more boiled water until no more taste from the teapot.
Note: The red dates should not be wasted and can be eaten after or during the drinking tea circle.