Snow Chrysanthemum (Sanvitalia procumbens)
Snow chrysanthemum is produced in the alpine region of the Kunlun Mountains in Xinjiang, China. Rare with a short blooming session, this flower mainly grows at high altitudes on the cliffs and only blooms once a year in August.
The slow growth of snow chrysanthemum results in a delicious flower taste with notes of caramel and dark red tea liquor. The dried snow chrysanthemum, deep yellow color dried leaves on dark center, has a distinctive sweet smell and flavor.
Due to 18 kinds amino acids, researchers claim that it can prevent high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, coronary heart diseases, inflammation, colds, and insomnia when consumed in form of tea.