Mulberry leaf tea (kuwacha)

About kuwa-cha :
White mulberry has long been used in the East as a nourishing and tonic plant material in traditional Chinese medicine. This tea is made by processing white mulberry leaves to make them consumable using the same manufacturing method as green tea.
Farming method :
Since white mulberry grows into a tall tree in its natural state, we keep the tree shape low in order to efficiently harvest large quantities of high quality white mulberry leaves. Even if cut, new branches and leaves will be produced immediately, it will grow bigger and the flavor will change, so watch the growth and harvest at the appropriate time.
Making :
Similar to green tea, harvested white mulberry leaves are steamed and ground, then shaped and dried.
Preparation :
Put the powder in hot water or water and drink. In Japan, this tea is drunk as a health drink before and after meals.

Kyushu kuwacha

Due to the growing health awareness in recent years, attention has shifted to mulberry leaves. These are indeed rich in minerals such as zinc and calcium, which are often deficient in modern people. These leaves are also known for their high amount of dietary fiber.
While the white mulberry were only used locally use until recently, its use has now increased. Kuwacha white mulberry leaf tea has been produced in many parts of Kyushu. Due to the appropriate climate the growth of this tree and the high technique of tea making, various places in Kyushu have started producing high quality kuwacha.

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