V.I.P Jiu 8 & Green Teas

V.I.P Jiu 8 & Green Teas

After a hard days toil, or just a stressful, frustrating, or disappointing day, when you get home kick off your shoes and relax with a cuppa.

Green tea, (Lu cha) made from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis, has traditionally been used as a medicine in China for thousands of years. Tea is cold and lowers fire i.e. temperature. Honey (Mi tang) in traditional Chinese medicine has a balanced character, neither yin or yang and acts on the principal of the Earth elements. Cinnamon (gui zhi) Chinese medicine views this as spicy, sweet and warm, this herb has the ability to penetrate the heart lung and bladder meridians, can act against feeling run down and/or aches and pains. Ginseng (Ren shen) in Chinese medicine tones the Qi, lungs and spleen. Assists the body in the secretion of fluids and stops thirst. Strengthens the heart and calms the mind. Star Anise (Ba jiao hui xiang) in Chinese medicine removes cold and warms the yang. Regulates the flow of Qi so as to relieve pain and increase the appetite.

Here are a few hearty drinks to pick you up and give you a mood swing, for the better, one for each night of the week. What ever mood you are in, one of these will help.

Green Tea Recipe Number 1

  • Place eight fluid ounces of cold water into sauce pan
  • Put in half inch stick of cinnamon
  • Bring to a boil, take away from heat and let sit for one minute
  • Put two grams of green tea leaves leave for a further minute
  • Strain into cup add tea spoon honey and half fluid ounce V.I.P Jiu 8
  • Stir and enjoy

Green Tea Recipe Number 2

  • Place eight fluid ounces of cold water into sauce pan
  • Put in half inch piece of ginseng
  • Bring to a boil, take away from heat and let sit for one minute
  • Put two grams of green tea leaves leave for a further minute
  • Strain into cup add tea spoon honey, and half fluid ounce V.I.P Jiu 8
  • Stir and enjoy

Green Tea Recipe Number 3

  • Place eight fluid ounces of cold water into sauce pan
  • Put in one small star anise
  • Bring to a boil, take away from heat and let sit for one minute
  • Put two grams of green tea leaves leave for a further minute
  • Strain into cup add tea spoon honey, and half fluid ounce V.I.P Jiu 8
  • Stir and enjoy

Green Tea Recipe Number 4

  • Place eight fluid ounces of cold water into sauce pan
  • Put in half inch stick of cinnamon same amount of ginseng
  • Bring to a boil, take away from heat and let sit for one minute
  • Put two grams of green tea leaves leave for a further minute
  • Strain into cup, add half fluid ounce V.I.P Jiu 8
  • Stir and enjoy

Green Tea Recipe Number 5

  • Place eight fluid ounces of cold water into sauce pan
  • Put in half inch stick of cinnamon and one small star anise
  • Bring to a boil, take away from heat and let sit for one minute
  • Put two grams of green tea leaves leave for a further minute
  • Strain into cup, add half fluid ounce V.I.P Jiu 8
  • Stir and enjoy

Green Tea Recipe Number 6

  • Place eight fluid ounces of cold water into sauce pan
  • Put in half inch piece of ginseng and one small star anise
  • Bring to a boil, take away from heat and let sit for one minute
  • Put two grams of green tea leaves leave for a further minute
  • Strain into cup, add half fluid ounce V.I.P Jiu 8
  • Stir and enjoy

Green Tea Recipe Number 7

  • Place eight fluid ounces of cold water into sauce pan
  • Put in half inch piece of ginseng and one small star anise
  • Half inch piece of cinnamon
  • Bring to a boil, take away from heat and let sit for one minute
  • Put two grams of green tea leaves leave for a further minute
  • Strain into cup, add half fluid ounce V.I.P Jiu 8
  • Stir and enjoy