Chinese Healthy Tea~Longans & Ginger Tea【養生茶飲-桂圓紅棗薑茶】

Chinese Healthy Tea~Longans & Ginger Tea【養生茶飲-桂圓紅棗薑茶】

Firstly, let me explain what it is all about! It is one popular Chinese herbal tea, actually, it is my first post about Chinese Tea.

In our country, we believed that Chinese herbal tea is good for our health. During the four seasons in each year. We’ll have different herbal teas to help our body to maintain our health. But make sure what is your body’s need (I’m not an expert nor a professional),,  it is best to consult a Chinese herbal doctor first.

But this tea suits to all of you! Great, isn’t it?

“In Chinese medicine, longans, also known as ‘dried lychee’ and a heart and spleen and supplementing Qi, invigorating the spleen and stomach, muscles, and other effects. Beauty, modern medicine has demonstrated the effect of prolonging life. Jujube, also known as jujube, BU Zhong Yi Qi, nourishing blood and tranquilizing mind, easing the efficacy of the drug.

After two kinds of compatibility of medicines of longan and Red jujube, main functions tonic Qi, beauty, warm stomach, uterus. Quite fit the “deficiency-cold type” friends of the Constitution.” ~ Bing Translated.


It is only a few ingredients to prepare and easy to make. They’re so common and can easily get it from all the oriental supermarket.

Chinese Healthy Tea~Longans & Ginger Tea【養生茶飲-桂圓紅棗薑茶】


  • 20g Longans 龍眼/ Dried lychee
  • 50g Red jujube / Chinese Red Dates
  • 10g Goji 枸杞子
  • 15g Fresh ginger
  • 10g Raw brown sugar (optional, I haven’t used it)
  • 500ml Water


  1. Washed the dates and remove the stones, cut in half.
  2. Shredded the fresh finger.
  3. Bring all the ingredients to the boil, except the sugar. Lower the heat after the boil and simmer for another 20 minutes.
  4. Add the sugar in and let it dissolved, off heat and serve hot.

Chinese translate:

桂圓乾/龍眼20克,紅棗50克, 枸杞子10克,  生薑15克,紅糖10克 (可以不放 ),清水500 mL


Information adapted from here.


3 thoughts on “Chinese Healthy Tea~Longans & Ginger Tea【養生茶飲-桂圓紅棗薑茶】

  1. The tea sounds so good Mochi, I will try to find all the ingredients and make it. There is a fabulous Chinese tea shop in Manhattan China Town. I bet they have the dried lychee’s and red dates. Wonderful and healthful.

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