Loquat trees are widely grown in central China. Loquat trees flowers appear in the autumn or early winter, and the fruits are ripe in late winter or early spring. The fruits can be eaten and the flowers have a sweet, heady aroma that can be smelled from a distance. The flowers can be used to brew tea. It is said the tea can help to relieve cough and reducing phlegm. Loquat Flower Tea can also helps to moisten the lungs.
Other names: Neflier Flower Tea, Japanese Medlar, Pipa