Purple cypress is a beautiful color flower that is grown a lot for ornamental purposes. Not only has the effect of beauty, but this flower also has very good chemical components for human health. Dried purple cypress tea is a type of flower tea that is loved by many people because of its great uses.
In this article, SUNSAY freeze dryer will provide you with a method of freezing purple cypress flowers to keep their beautiful color and medicinal value.
About purple cypress tea
Origin of purple cypress flower
Purple cypress flowers, also known as crystal chrysanthemums, buttons are native to India. The scientific name is Gomphrena globosa , belonging to the amaranth family.
Chrysanthemums can be grown wild or grown as ornamental plants in parks and gardens. This flower is found in most tropical countries, especially popular in Vietnam or China.
Chemical composition of purple cypress tea
Purple cypress tea has a sweet, average taste. According to research results of scientists, there are extracts that are beneficial to the body such as izoamaranthin, betaxyamine and amanthin. In which, betaxyamine includes types: gomphrenin I, gomphrenin II, gomphrenin III, gomphrenin V and gomphrenin VI.
Uses of purple cypress tea
Purple cypress tea is one of the herbal teas that contain many nutrients that are good for users’ health. According to consensus, the flower cluster has a mild sweet taste, a bit acrid, has the effect of clearing phlegm, relieving asthma, and reducing inflammation.
In addition, cypress flowers are also used to treat bronchial asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis, eye pain, headache, flatulence, difficulty urinating…
Production process of purple cypress tea by SUNSAY dryer
Purple cypress tea is produced according to the following basic steps:
Step 1: Choose the ingredients of purple cypress flowers
Selecting a guaranteed source of input materials is an important first step that determines the quality of products after production. In order for purple cypress tea products to have beautiful colors and the highest medicinal value, you need to carefully choose quality cypress flower clusters so as not to affect the health of users.
Purple cypress flowers are harvested in the summer or autumn, at this time the flower clusters have been bloomed evenly and the active ingredients in the flowers have reached the highest concentration. collect flowers.
Avoid letting the flowers be steamed due to being piled up or exposed to unclean places, harsh sunlight… The harvested clusters of purple cypress flowers must have the same size to facilitate the drying process of cypress tea. Freeze-dried purple, remove the inflorescences that are borer or wilted, not guaranteed.
Step 2: Preliminary processing of purple cypress flowers
After a rigorous selection of ingredients from clusters of cypress flowers, we will conduct preliminary processing of purple cypress flowers to dry into a delicious cypress tea product.
The purpose of this preliminary processing stage is to clean the dirt, foreign objects, microorganisms remaining on the flowers after harvesting. During the preliminary processing, it is necessary to remove the leaves that are still attached to the inflorescence and the damaged parts to avoid affecting the quality of the freeze-dried cypress tea.
Note that during the washing process, wash gently, avoiding the flowers being crushed and affecting the color and shape of the flowers after drying. After washing, put the cypress flowers in a tray to drain.
Step 3: Drying purple cypress flowers with SUNSAY . cold drying technology
Spread the treated cypress flowers evenly into each prepared drying tray. Note that the clusters of cypress flowers should not be pressed on top of each other during the process of placing them in a tray, this will affect the shape of the purple cypress tea, and at the same time, hinder the process of heat exchange and moisture drainage. air for the fastest drying.
The drying temperature of cypress flowers on the SUNSAY refrigeration dryer is customized from 20 to 50 degrees Celsius, the drying time depends on the technical requirements for the production of freeze-dried cypress tea. The drying time and moisture loss are well controlled by the intelligent control process on the SUNSAY refrigeration dryer to ensure that the freeze-dried cypress tea keeps the flavor, color and medicinal properties of the flower intact.
Step 4: Pack and label purple cypress tea
After satisfactory drying, cypress flower tea will be packed into bags from 100 to 500 g or plastic jars of various shapes according to the supplier’s requirements for distribution to the market. The packaging stage can use a specialized packaging machine for cypress tea.
Products before being released to the market are stamped with the brand label that you are building or as required by the partner.
For production technology of cypress tea by SUNSAY cold dryer, you can use the phrase ” freeze dried purple cypress tea ” to distinguish it from other traditional hot drying methods to help customers easily identify. product quality and enhance the sales value of your brand.
Enjoy freeze-dried purple cypress tea
Purple cypress tea also has great uses but other types of flower tea, when enjoying tea, you will feel relaxed, mentally comfortable and dispel the stress and fatigue in daily life. To enjoy cups of cypress tea with a gentle aroma, you need to know how to make a cup of tea with the right taste, rich in the flavor of cypress flowers.
- Preparing to make tea
Use warm water of about 90 degrees Celsius to rinse all tea-making utensils: teapots, tea cups, etc. To enjoy the true strength of the tea, you should take an amount of freeze-dried purple cypress tea about 1/3. Teapot.
- Making tea
Put the tea in the kettle, pour water into the pot for each cluster of cypress flowers to be evenly absorbed. Rinse the first water immediately after pouring in, if left for a long time, it will lose the taste of freeze-dried cypress tea. Steep the tea for about 2-3 minutes, then you can pour the tea out to use. The next brewing times can be longer than the first about 3-5 seconds.
A small note is that when using tea, make more water, before making it, open the lid of the kettle, stir the bamboo stick once and add new water. This will avoid overheating and the tea will not be too strong. You can add honey or a little sugar to taste better. Purple cypress tea can also be combined with other herbs and flowers to prevent and cure diseases for the body.
Advantages of purple cypress tea by SUNSAY
Purple cypress tea dried by SUNSAY cold dryer has the following outstanding advantages:
- The product after drying retains the beautiful natural purple color, the sweet and cool taste of cypress chrysanthemum is not changed.
- The shape of the inflorescences is not changed too much compared to fresh flowers.
- After drying, purple cypress tea has low moisture content, helping to prolong the storage time.
- There is no need to turn the cypress flowers during the drying process.
- Ensure hygiene and safety for purple cypress tea products.
- Easily combined with other herbs and flowers to create unique teas that are beneficial to the health of users.
SUNSAY Refrigeration Machine produces purple cypress tea
In the production process of purple cypress tea, in addition to raw materials and processing technology, the cold dryer is a very important drying device to contribute to the product meeting the quality requirements and export standards.
SUNSAY Refrigeration Machine is the leading supplier of equipment and process for producing cypress tea in Vietnam. We are committed to being ready to accompany you from the preparatory stage to the operation stage and also for a long time when the factory goes into production.
In order to ensure the quality of purple cypress tea, it retains its characteristic delicious taste, beautiful color and good nutritional composition, meeting export requirements. Please contact SUNSAY Cooling Dryer for the best advice and support.
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