Recipe ~ Tremella Medicinal Mushroom Beauty Tea with Goji & Jujube
Tremella medicinal mushroom, affectionately known as the beauty shroom, has been used traditionally for thousands of years as a youth-protecting tonic, slowing the natural signs of ageing. We love working with Tremella, particularly across Autumn and Winter, to hydrate and nourish our skin in the face of the cool, dry climate.
We like to think of our outer radiance, or the notion of beauty, as the manifestation of our inner well-being, a reflection of the way we nourish our bodies and minds with the foods we eat, what we drink, the way we move, sleep, rejuvenate, play, and respond to our environment.
Tremella Mushroom's Top Beauty Benefits
This juicy shroom helps draw and retain moisture through the skin’s layers via its unique polysaccharides which have the capacity to hold up to 500 times their weight in water. When our skin is aptly hydrated from the inside, out it appears fuller and more plump.
Tremella can also help brighten our complexion. It’s brimming with antioxidants including vitamin C, selenium and superoxide dismutase (SOD) which help combat free radicals that contribute to the appearance of ageing. SOD can work against free radical damage to the skin helping with dark spots, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, wound healing, and sun damage.
Tremella Medicinal Mushroom Beauty Tea
With its softly sweet, malty flavour, Tremella forms the perfect base for this warming winter tea along with added goji berry and jujube.
Goji berry is rich in amino acids and is often used to help promote collagen and elastin production in skin cells.
Jujube, or red dates, like Tremella, have been used traditionally across the Orient for thousands of years as a youth-restoring tonic. In modern times we know jujube to be loaded with antioxidants, polyphenols and flavonoids which can help protect again the physical signs of ageing like fine lines, uneven skin tone and pigmentation.
Pinch of dried goji berries (approximately 6 or so)
4 dried jujube (red dates)
While the water is boiling slice dried jujube into smaller pieces and set aside.
Once the water is boiled add it to your teacup and stir in Tremella extract until fully dissolved. Add goji berries and sliced jujube and leave to steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
Sip slowly on this sweet and warming tea and enjoy the soft goji berries and jujube at the base of the cup when you’re done.
Makes 1 cup
Inner Atlas Tremella
We've worked hard to offer the most potent and pure medicinal mushroom extracts available. Our Tremella extract is:
- Highly potent, containing greater than 30% beta-D-glucans.
- Certified USDA & EU Organic.
- Fruiting body only – 100% real mushrooms with no added fillers or mycelium.
- Semi-wild cultivated and wood-grown.
- Sourced from the pristine di tao location of Gutian County, Fujian, China.
- Lab-tested for purity.
And you’re interested in reading more about Tremella’s origins and a youth-preserving tonic and its incredible benefits head to our recent journal entry The Beauty Secrets of Tremella Mushroom.