A cup of gynostemma tea surrounded by fresh gynostemma leaves against a brown background
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An Energizing Gynostemma Tea Recipe

An antioxidant-rich tea to boost your energy levels!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: South east Asian
Keyword: Gynostemma Tea, Jiaogulan tea
Appliance: Stove
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 8 ounce of filtered water
  • 2 tsp of dried gynostemma leaves
  • 1 tsp honey


  • To make Jiaogulan/gynostemma tea, bring a pot of water to boil, then remove it from the heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 2 teaspoons of the dried gynostemma leaves to a teapot.
  • Pour the hot water over the tea leaves and allow to steep for at least 10 minutes.
  • The longer the leaves steep, the more nutrients will be pulled into the tea. You can add a teaspoon of honey to enhance the taste before serving it hot!