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Enjoy medicinal tea at home

Make your usual tea a simple medicinal tea for eye care!


Tele-commuting is becoming popular and there are more opportunities to watch computers, smartphones, games, etc. for a long time. This situation is likely to continue for long. Would you like to start a new habit of taking care of your eyes with medicinal tea that you can easily make at home? It's up to you to be conscious and careful!


What is Yakuzen?

The term yakuzen ryori has become popular in Japan, but when we talk about yakuzen, we can see its history in China. Traditional Chinese medicine has long established a method of cooking with various natural medicines and foods for the prevention and treatment of disease, as well as for nourishment and strength. This is "medicine".

In many natural plants, the line between food and drug is blurred and it is difficult to distinguish between them. Medicinal dishes are prepared by skillfully combining these properties and cooking them as food for health.


Let's brew Kukokikukacha!

Base teas include green tea, black tea, oolong tea, pu-erh tea and jasmine tea. Whatever you like. Any kind of tea is fine.




Useful medicinal ingredients

枸杞の実(Goji berry)
The small, red berries are lovely to look at, and adding just a little bit to the dish adds color. In China, it is believed to have longevity. It is widely used in soups, porridge, apricot kernel tofu, and fruit wine. Click here for the product page of goji berry.

菊花(chrysanthemum flower)
Dried edible chrysanthemum flower heads. Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province, China is called "抗菊花" and can be enjoyed as chrysanthemum tea. If you are concerned about the peculiarity of chrysanthemum flowers, blending it with pu-erh tea or green tea will make it easier to drink. Click here for the product page of Chrysanthemum Flower.


Easy! How to brew KukokiKukacha

1. Put your favorite tea leaves, 10 goji berries and 5 chrysanthemum flowers into a teapot and pour hot water over it.

2. Cover and steam. After 1-2 minutes, the goji berries and chrysanthemum flowers will soften.

3. Pour into teacups and enjoy.

4. You can also enjoy the softened goji berries and chrysanthemum flowers. The goji berries have a slightly sweet taste. Chrysanthemum flowers have a slightly bitter taste, so please refrain from eating them if you find it difficult to eat.

5. Recommended for a break when you are tired from working on your computer or smartphone.

【please note】
・Please be careful if you are allergic to plants in the Asteraceae family.
(Examples of Asteraceae: ragweed, mugwort, chrysanthemum)
・Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
・Do not use if you have low blood pressure.