About Japanese Eucommia Ulmoides tea

杜仲葉茶 Eucommia Ulmoides is one of the oldest herbs we have known. In china Eucommia Ulmoides bark has been used as hypotensive drug, analgesic or sedative for five thousand years. We hear presently it is used in a lot of other countries and the most notable point is to have no side effects.

Eucommia Ulmoides bark is very precious, but Eucommia Ulmoides leaves are not so precious as the bark.
Yet the leaves contain almost the same ingredients as the bark, and are as effective as the bark. Eucommia Ulmoides tea, which we name “To-Chu-Yo”, is made of the leaves 100% in Japan. We can take it as natural healthy tea.

It is very popular here in Japan on account of its medicinal value and its mild taste. It has too many kinds of ingredients as follows;
Vitamins, Mineral, Kalium(Potassium), Sodium, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc as well as Gutta-percha.

It is really astonishing that it contains more than ten times as much Calcium as cow’s milk. And it has no artificial food additives 100% Eucommia Ulmoides and no caffeine, therefore it can be taken without any limitation.
What is better, it doesn’t contain any kinds of agricultural chemicals and preservatives, because it is very tolerant of any harmful insects and bacteria.

Preparation and consumption of Eucommia Ulmoides tea
* Put One tea bag into 1 liter of boiling water. The tea is ready in 10-15 minutes.
* Eucommia Ulmoides tea can also be refrigerated to make a refreshing beverage.
* Honey or lemon juice can be added to Eucommia Ulmoides tea for that extra flavor.