Updated: Nov 21
Moyeam, botanic name Ampelopsis grossedentata (Hand.Mazz.) W. T. Wang, belongs to Viacearum, Ampelopsis Michx. The English name Moyeam is spelled from the Chinese name “茅岩莓". Moyeam is a precious plant growing in the famous Chinese mountain Zhang Jiajie. It is the settlements of Tujia minority. Moyeam contains rich flavonoids, amino acids, vitamins; proteins and essential trace elements.It has both nutritional and medicinal Value.The leaves and stems are used to make a herbal tea called Moyeam tea(China) which is also a kind of vine tea. It is the wonderful tea drink.
vine tea is one of the tea herbs that can not just be eaten, but also taken as medicine. Growing in Enshi, Hubei in the southern part of China, vine tea contains 17 kinds of amino acids and 14 different microelements, which give the plant high medicinal value. Marie Smurthwaite from Australia has been in China for quite a long time, and known something about Chinese tea. So, vine tea certainly has aroused her interest. (CCTV English)