Humulus lupulus

origin : United States


People who appreciate good beer and ale are familiar with the sharp, bitter taste imparted by Hops Flowers. Distantly related to hemp, Hops Flowers are a type of non-vine climbing perennial that like other herbs, grow starting early in the spring and die back in the fall. Powder Hops Flowers are used not only as a flavoring agent in beer and ale, but as a preservative as well. The active biochemical in Hops Flowers, known as humulene, is believed to have stimulant properties. Dried Hops Flowers, when brewed as a tea has calming properties



  • effective in reducing stress and anxiety
  • antioxidant
  • anti inflammatory
  • antibacterial
  • help reduce weight gain
  • lower elevated cholesterol
  • reduce high blood sugar



  • bitter, cool +dry


Warning : those on sedatives should not consume, may cause drowsiness and sleepiness


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