How to Make Moon Water Tea
Moon Water Tea is an ancient Chinese traditional herbal brew that has been used for centuries to help relax and calm the mind. The process of making Moon Water Tea is relatively simple, and the end result is a fragrant, soothing and relaxing beverage. Here’s how to make your own Moon Water Tea:
Step 1: Gather the Ingredients
To make Moon Water Tea, you will need:
- 1 tablespoon of chinese chrysanthemum flowers
- 1 teaspoon of jasmine flowers
- 1 teaspoon of Chinese rose flowers
- 1 teaspoon of lily
- 4-5 tablespoons of osmanthus flowers
- 1 teaspoon of wolfberry
- 3-5 dates or sugared red dates (Optional)
- 2-3 slices of dried spearmint (Optional)
Step 2: Prep the Ingredients
Gently rinse the flower petals, then place them in two separate bowls. In one bowl mix together the chrysanthemum, jasmine and Chinese rose flowers. In the second bowl mix the lily and osmanthus flowers with the wolfberry and any other optional ingredients that you’ve chosen.
Step 3: Boil the Water
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a pot on the stove. Once the water is boiling, turn off the heat and add in your two bowls of petals and herbs.
Step 4: Steep the Tea
Let the tea steep for 3-5 minutes, then strain the tea through a fine strainer or cheesecloth.
Step 5: Enjoy!
Your Moon Water Tea is now ready to drink! Add honey or sugar to sweeten it up, if desired. Try drinking a cup of Moon Water Tea before bed to help you relax and drift off into a restful sleep.
The process of making Moon Water Tea is simple and the benefits of drinking it can be great. Enjoy your cup of calming, soothing tea!