Chinese chrysanthemum tea in a glass cup on a wooden table
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Invigorating Chrysanthemum Tea Recipe

Chrysanthemum tea is made like any other loose-tea. A cup of this tea is enough to revitalize your senses in a jiffy!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Chinese
Appliance: Tea Strainer, Teapot, Cheesecloth
Servings: 2
Author: Sakina Kheriwala


  • 5 g chrysanthemum tea dried
  • 3 cups of water
  • sugar optional


  • Place the dried tea in a tea bag or a tea strainer of your preference. 
  • Boil 3 cups water and pour over the tea. Let it steep for about 3-5 minutes until it turns into a golden-yellow color.
  • Add sugar or any other sweetener of your choice, if desired.
    Chrysanthemum tea in a glass cup


  • Since the petals get in the way while drinking, it is best to tie up the tea in a cheesecloth, use a tea-strainer, or make in a teapot with a built-in strainer. 
  • You can add water to the tea for extra batches.