Asian Natural Tea - Korean Burdock Roots (4oz.)
Although they have been loved in East Asia for centuries, Burdock roots are recently appreciated by tea lovers in the West. The mild and earthy taste is great to calm and relax your mind. Not caffeinated, it is a powerhouse of antioxidants and known to be good for protecting liver and detoxifying blood.
Korean burdock root, grown and processed 700 meter above sea level in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do. Pyeongchang brand through strict quality control. Selected burdock is used as a raw material and roasted in a short time using a hot air roaster for excellent taste and nutrition. It is a tea that can be enjoyed by everyone without drinking caffeine.
Ingredients: 100% natural burdock roots of Kang Won province of Korea.
- Natural Korean Burdock Roots from Kang Won Province
- Grown and processed 700 meter above sea level in Pyeongchang, Ganwon-do, South Korea. Pyeongchang brand through strict quality control. Selected organic burdock is used as a raw material and roasted in a short time using a hot air roaster for excellent taste and nutrition. Non-Caffeinated.
- There have been records of burdock roots in Asia for the purpose of treating diuretics, antiperspirants and antidote. It is used as a root vegetable in various dishes such as pickles, stewed foods, and salads, but it is also known as a healthy tea ingredient. Containing various minerals such as magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and copper, it also contains vitamins C, B6 and folic acid, making it a very healthy food.
- Burdock has sugar in it, most of which is occupied by inulin and pentosan. Among these, inulin is a component that promotes diuretic action. Thanks to this, you may want to go to the bathroom immediately after drinking tea. In particular, sugar can appear white on the burdock pieces.
- Put 2 or 3 pieces of burdock roots in about 120ml of hot water. Wait for 3-4 minutes until brewing. There are natural root dusts in the roots. Since this products were washed, dried and roasted, no need to wash before putting into water.
How to brew:
- Rinse 1-2 pieces in the flowing water to remove any natural dirt from the root itself. The producers wash and dry several times before packaging. However, the natural dirt comes out from the root pieces themselves.
- Put the pieces of burdock root in hot water (about 190°F) in a regular-sized tea cup or a mug. Wait until the water becomes light yellow or brown depending on your preference.
- You can reuse the root pieces for a second cup of the tea.
Both in Korea (Woo-uong Cho-rim) and Japan (Kinpira Gobo), burdock roots are used for cooking. They are little chewy but soft enough to enjoy the texture.
Japanese Kinpira Gobo
This product contains 100% natural burdock roots. Consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or if you have a medical condition.