I drink a lot of tea.
And one of the particular tea that I like to drink, is the chrysanthemum tea.
Now, what exactly is a 'Chrysanthemum?'
Well, from my understanding, it's one of the flowers that are commonly use during traditional Chinese funerals. But anyway, I hope I didn't turn you off. *ahem* For Funerals, we use the white ones. For tea, we usually use the Yellow ones.
Remember the movie, The Curse of the Golden Flower? The chrysanthemum flowers were massively used in the palace during the festival.
(See those flowers on the sides?)
The 'dry' leaves looks like this:
But after you pour hot water in the cup, the dry blups absorbs the moisture, and then they will blossom into this:
Lovely, isn't it?
But a co-worker who walked by my cubical, screamed "Oh My God! What are you drinking?! ONION JUICE?! That's Disgusting!!!"
I mean, what?! What?! What the heck are you talking about?
F**K Your Onion Juice!
Of course I didn't say that. I explain to her that it's a type of floral tea.
She left with one eyebrow raised so hight that made her looked like .