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  • Loose Leaf Herbal Tea "Kuding Tea - Ilex Kaushue"
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Cultivar: Kuding Tea "Bitter Nail Tea" is a leaf from "Ilex Kaushue" (type of Holly)

Altitude: 1200m

Harvest: Spring/Summer

Grade: Good

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  • China, Hainan island

    Kuding is harvested in southern China from "Illex Kaushue" plant which is type of holly. Kuding is a little bitter tea so if you prefer it milder use one needle for a cup and brew under a minute, repeatedly. In Traditional Chinese Medicine it is a cure for diabetes. Kuding contains sodium, silicon, sulfur, flavonoids so regular use of kuding will increase the body's immune system as well.

  • 4 g.

  • 250 ml

  • 80 C

  • 1-2 min.

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  • Ambience

    DRY LEAF: Dark green needles, pointy and sharp! :)
    INFUSED LEAF: Thick, light green leaf with an aroma of tobacco and herbs.
    INFUSION: Cloudy yellow cup with an aroma of pine needles & herbs. Mouthfeel bitter, woody & smoky. The vivid medicinal bitterness became eventually sweet in mouth leaving a pleasant finish on your palate.

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