Free Shipping over $49 (U.S. only) FAQ

The Peach Blossom Festival

The Peach Blossom Festival

, by Web Admin, 5 min reading time

The Peach Blossom Festival 桃花節 The Peach Blossom Festival combines our love of the sweet almond and honey aroma of the blossoms and tart, fragrant peach flavored teas.The people celebrate nature and the change of seasons from Spring’s lovely peach blossoms to Autumn’s healing chrysanthemum flowers. Wing Hop Fung loves all foods healthy and delicious, especially peaches and teas. 

 

Each year in March and April, thousands of peach trees bloom in south China. The Peach Blossom Festival in Shanghai combines our love of the sweet almond and honey aroma of the blossoms and tart, fragrant peach flavored teas. People celebrate nature and the change of seasons from Spring’s lovely peach blossoms to Autumn’s healing chrysanthemum flowers.

Since 1991, Shanghai has held the Peach Blossom Festival in the large Nanhui District. While enjoying hundreds of peach trees in the area, you can listen to traditional Chinese music played by ethnic folk musicians and watch dancers and acrobats. You can also have picnics and view the fish ponds. During the festival, many local farmers and residents open their homes to visitors who enjoy playing with fish nets or farm animals and have a family meal together. 

 

Wing Hop Fung loves all foods healthy and delicious, especially peaches and teas. 

 

Peach Oolong Tea


Oolong tea is blended with dried, sweetened peaches and delicate marigold petals. Enjoy the floral nuances of Oolong, with a hint of peaches and a delicate, fruity sweet finish. Oolong tea enhances digestion and boosts metabolism. Enjoy the amber-colored tea hot or over ice. Sweeten with a drop of honey to enhance the fruity, woodsy, peachy flavors. 


Peach Paradise Fruit Tea#1484


Indulge your taste buds with this green tea blend that boasts delicate, tart, and peachy notes. Peach Paradise is made of select green tea, dried peach, apple, marigold, and hibiscus. Hibiscus flowers are: 

  • Packed With Antioxidants. 
  • May Help Lower Blood Pressure.  
  • May Help Lower Blood Lipid Levels. 
  • May Boost Liver Health.  
  • Could Promote Weight Loss.  
  • Contains Compounds That May Help Prevent Cancer.  
  • Could Help Fight Bacteria. ... 
  • Flavorful and Calming

Marigold tea drunk three times a day, alleviates cramps, and aids digestion. It will also bring relief for nausea, stomach ulcers, and menstrual discomfort. (Britannica.com)


Peach Orchard Fruit Tea #1483

Peach Orchard Fruit Tea has tart peach and citrus notes that are sure to please. This tea is caffeine-free, high in vitamin C, and excellent as is or sweetened, hot or iced. Peach Orchard is made from hibiscus, dried peach, apple, orange peel, and marigold. Hibiscus flowers are:

  • Packed With Rejuvenating Antioxidants. 
  • May Help Lower Blood Pressure. 
  • May Help Lower Blood Lipid Levels.  
  • Could Promote Weight Loss. ... 
  • Flavorful and Calming

Cherry Rose Tea

Enjoy the fruits of the garden: This tea is made with a blend of cherries, roselle, peach, pineapple, raisins, blueberry, rose petals, and a natural tart, fruity and floral flavor that will surely delight your palate.

Full of antioxidants and vitamin C, it can enhance your natural glow.  Enjoy it hot, with some sweetener of your choice. To enjoy flavored ice, we recommend brewing strong with boiling water, adding a add a bit of sweetener and fresh fruits as garnish and serve the tea over ice! 

It’s Caffeine-free


Peach tree gum/Tao Jiao (16oz)

Tears of peach/Prunus persica/Peach gum is an Asian beauty secret guarded by generations of women who enjoy a lovely complexion. 

Tao Jiao, the mild resin collected from Chinese peach trees, is rich in collagen, galactose, rhamnose, an anti-inflammatory, rejuvenating, skin-beautifying natural sugar, and amino acids. Collagen does far more than make our skin look youthful and taut. It’s a triple-helix protein that makes up a good deal of our body mass, in the form of tendons, bones, muscles and, yes, skin. Collagen is present in our corneas and the space between each vertebra. It’s a critical part of the human body, and peach resin is used in traditional Chinese medicine to replenish and preserve it.

Peach tree gum, a resin secreted from the bark of Rosaceae peach or mountain peach is harvested in summer. Rinse it and soak it in water overnight, wash away impurities, and dry it. [When soaked, it expands 8-10 times it size and the dried gum has a long shelf life.]

The taste is mildly sweet and its effects are neutral [not heating and is slightly cooling.]  Peach gum is used medicinally for diabetes, urinary tract infection, dysentery, and blood cleansing. 


A Recipe: Papaya stewed peach gum  

Ingredients:

1 papaya, 10 grams (1/8 cup) of peach gum. 

Peach gum is soaked in clean water for more than 12 hours until it becomes soft and the volume can increase more than 10 times. 10 grams of peach gum is enough for two meals.

  1. Wash the soft soaked peach gum carefully and break it into small pieces. 2. Add a little water to the peach gum and steam it for about 30 minutes.
  2. Cut the papaya in half and remove the seeds. (Papaya seed can be boiled separately to make a digestive tea.) 
  3. Pour the steamed peach gum into the papaya. (Optional) sprinkle a little rock sugar, and continue steaming for about 20 minutes.  

It is sweet, soft, juicy and soothing.


Blog posts

  • Longjing Dragon Well Teas

    Longjing Dragon Well Teas

    Longjing Dragon Well Teas 龍井茶 Longjing Tea (Dragon Well Tea) is known for its connection to dragons due to its name and the shape of...

    Read more 

  • Hawthorn: A Miracle Berry

    Hawthorn: A Miracle Berry

    Hawthorn: A Miracle Berry If you could find a tart, tasty berry that is low in sugar and fat and extremely healthy for the heart,...

    Read more 

  • Dragon Foods: Longan Fruit

    Dragon Foods: Longan Fruit

    Dragon Foods: Longan Fruit 龍眼 In honor of the Year of the Dragon, we are celebrating Dragon themed foods and medicines. The Chinese Dragon is known...

    Read more 

Login

Forgot your password?

Don't have an account yet?
Create account