Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Herbal Tisanes

Cool herbal tisanes is a drink made from decocted  herbs and flowers that are cool in property or capable of removing internal heat from the human body. The beverage is made to drive away the heat inside the human body in summer or to cure the sore throat caused by dryness in winter and other illnesses. Actually, cool herbal tisanes is not “tisanes” in the general sense, but the decocted Chinese herbal medicine soup. And cool herbal tisanes may not be cold in temperature as it works better when taken hot. The tisanes is for heat-clearing, detoxifying, lung clearing, dryness moistening and relieving heat.
Since ancient times, people in  China have been drinking cool herbal tisanes. For them, the tisanes is an indispensable part of their life, because they think “water is the source of life and cool herbal tisanes is the source of health.” The herbal medicines used in making the cool tisanes are effective in removing the toxic elements of the human body, boosting immunological competence, curbing germs and viruses, regulating the body and softening the skin. The tisanes can serve as a cold drink in summer.

There’s a wide variety of cool herbal tisanes drinks to choose, such as mulberry and chrysanthemum, lotus leaf drink and fresh lotus root drink etc. Each drink has its own effect.
The profound culture and special effect of cool herb tisanes has made it a unique drink.

By Explore Cultural China

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