Orthosiphon stamineus (Java Tea) Dried Leaf 20g
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Java Tea, or Cat's Whiskers, is a traditional medicinal health tea. It is used mostly for its anti-inflammatory and urinary health properties. It has been said to help in the treatment of gout, arthritis, and other inflammatory related conditions.

In southeast Asia Java tea has traditionally been used to treat various inflammatory diseases such as the big C, hepatitis, rheumatism, abdominal pain, psoriasis, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and kidney stones.

For urinary health, Java tea might increase the loss of body water through the urine (diuretic effect), stop spasms, reduce swelling, and help fight bacteria.

There appears to be promise for this herb as a fat burner due to its ability to stimulate leptin production in fat cells.

The taste of Java tea is reminiscent of the well-known green tea. Java is a variety of tea with a light, mild and woody taste, mild, earthy aroma with a dark distillate color.

The brewing of Java tea is similar to that for other teas, place 2-3 grams of finely chopped leaves into a cup and pour over 150mls of boiling water. Let is steep for 10-15 minutes, strain and add honey for taste.

Common name: Misai Kucing; Kumis Kutjing; Java Tea; Cat's Whiskers.

Syn: Orthosiphon aristatus.
 
Orthosiphon stamineus (Java Tea) Dried Leaf 20g
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