Garuh (Buckwheat) - Pack of 2 - (2 x 80 g)
Add this extra nutritious and extremely healthy buckwheat leaves to your diet as tea supplement or vegetable and discover the delicious flavor the leaves have to offer. Made in Assam.
Weight: 2 x 80 g
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Weight: 2 x 80 g
"The Buckwheat plant, popularly known as “Garuh” among the Chakhesang Naga tribe are organically grown and collected from virgin forest around Dzudu Lake Range in Phek district of Nagaland and sold under brand name 'Green Caravan'. This leaves are collected and dried up for about a week before it is packed and supplied. Dry buckwheat leaves can be consumed as a supplement for tea leaves, since it is rich in antioxidants that can help with weight loss. The tea has a nutty, earthy taste and a light scent. Drinking it unsweetened keep the calories down, to roughly 2 calories per 1-cup serving. Because buckwheat tea is so low in calories, you can use it as a healthful substitute for high-calorie drinks.
In fact, in Japan, Korea and China where buckwheat tea has been consumed for centuries, people have been touting the extraordinary health benefits of this caffeine-free drink. Health benefits associated with drinking buckwheat tea range from improved circulation and prevention of varicose veins to cardiovascular and metabolic benefits. The leaves can also be eaten as a vegetable or used as garnish to meat curries. The leaves of the herb are used internally in treating high blood pressure (hypertension), varicose veins, gout, chilblains (inflammation of the hands and feet owing to exposure to cold or moisture), damages caused by radiation and other health problems.
How to make Buckwheat Tea: Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of dried tea to 1 cup of hot water and let steep for 5 to 10 minutes. "
Launched in 5th of June 2014, Green Caravan is a joint venture between Zynorique Initiatives and 10th Northern Angami 1 A/C. The inauguration was completed by Shri Khriehu Liezietsu, a Parliamentary Secretary, Youth Resources & Sports, Music Task Force (MTF) and Chairman of Kohima District Planning and Development Board. The main objective of the organization is to boost the rural economy by creating effective market links and also to add value and assist in branding to the local farmers.