Gutta-percha tree (Du Zhong in Chinese) is a rare and precious herb in China. The bark and leaves have the same effect according to Chinese medicine. The flavor is light and sweet, slightly bitter. Du Zhong tea quenches thirst and gives a fresh feeling. Clarify your eyes and excite the brain. Its tough rubber texture is especially good effect on strengthening the body's joints and ligaments according to Chinese thinking about 'appearance gives the equivalent effect'.
Du Zhong tea works anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying. It has an effect on the immune system, endocrine system, the nervous system and the circulatory system. If you drink tea regularly, you may notice an improved peristalsis, and that it also promotes weight loss when you are overweight.
Du Zhong tea protects against external invasions, including pneumonia and acute inflammation of the throat.
Du Zhong tea promotes yin, especially liver, kidney and lung. It may thus have an effect on protruding lumbar vertebrae, fatigue, difficulty walking, hypertension and dyslipidemia. It also regulates menstruation.
Use Du Zhong tea treatment for rheumatism, cough, dizziness, eye fatigue, diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and general pain.