|250g 8.8oz / 500g 1.1lb|
|Dry, Refrigerated, No odor, Well-Sealed, Sunshine Shielded, Low Temperature.|
What Is Tartary Buckwheat -Ku Qiao?
Tartary Buckwheat, also known as Ku Qiao tea, is a unique and flavorful beverage made from the seeds of Tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum). This special variety of buckwheat is distinguished by its yellowish-white or black pearl-like seeds. It is different from common buckwheat and is often used in traditional Chinese medicine and cuisine.
To create Ku Qiao tea, the seeds are carefully screened and roasted to enhance their rich flavor and aroma. The resulting tea offers a distinct taste profile that is slightly bitter yet highly enjoyable.
In addition to its delightful taste, this tea is also renowned for its potential health benefits. It is naturally high in rutin, an antioxidant known for its anti-inflammatory properties and cardiovascular benefits. This tea is also a good source of quercitrin, another powerful antioxidant that supports overall well-being.
Enjoy a soothing cup of Buckwheat tea to experience its unique flavor and potential health-boosting properties. Savor the distinctiveness of this tea as you indulge in a moment of relaxation and well-being.
How To Make Buckwheat Tea?
Making buckwheat tea is a simple and rewarding process. Follow these steps to prepare:
- Measure the desired amount: Depending on your preference, measure approximately 2 to 3 teaspoons of buckwheat tea for every 8 ounces of water.
- Boil the water: Bring fresh, filtered water to a rolling boil. For the best flavor, it is recommended to use water that is around 200°F (93°C).
- Add the buckwheat tea: Place the measured buckwheat tea into a teapot or a tea infuser. If using loose tea, you can also use a strainer or filter to separate the tea leaves from the water later.
- Steep the tea: Pour the hot water over the buckwheat tea, ensuring that all the tea leaves are submerged. Allow it to steep for about 3 to 5 minutes, or adjust the steeping time to your preferred strength.
- Strain and serve: After the desired steeping time, remove the tea leaves by using a strainer or removing the tea infuser. Pour the fragrant and flavorful buckwheat tea into your teacup or mug.
- Optional: Sweeten to taste: If desired, you can add natural sweeteners such as honey or stevia to enhance the flavor of your buckwheat tea. Stir well until the sweetener dissolves.
Enjoy the warm and comforting taste of buckwheat tea as you savor its unique flavors and potential health benefits. Remember to experiment with steeping times and tea-to-water ratios to find your perfect cup of buckwheat tea.