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Osmanthi Fragrantis Flos Sweet Osmanthus Flower Osmanthus Fragrant Tea Gui Hua

Evergreen tree or shrub, Osmanthus fagrans, or Sweet Olive (Tea Olive), is an old species in China. Blooming in Autumn in tiny gold-orange clusters, Osmanthus flower is one of the Top 10 Chinese Traditional Flowers and has a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Product Details:

Common Name:

Sweet Olive

Botanical Name:

Osmanthus Fagrans (Thunb.) Lour.

Latin Name:

Osmanthus Flos

Pinyin Name:

Gui Hua

Plant Part Used:


Quality Standard:

EU Organic & NOP Organic Certified




Dispelling cold and dampness to treat cold, enhancing eyesight, and reducing bad breath.

Farm Information:

Being one of the most beautiful places in China, Guilin is the largest growing area of Osmanthus fragrans flowers. In Boherbs' local farm, Osmanthus flowers are dedicately harvested and processed.


Collect the freshest & most fragrant flowers in its appropriate time in Mid-Autumn → Pick out dark- colored ones, only leaving freshest ones → Dry in low temperature to the largest extent to keep the fragrance &sulfur-free.

Valued for its delicate fruity-floral aroma, it has been widely-used in many industries except of as herbs.


- In beverage: It is used to enhance the natural fruitiness of some finest green and black teas. The result is similar to fine jasmine tea but lighter and much fruitier.


- In foods: Osmanthus flowers can be added in desserts as they have a sweet and rich buttery taste and can even be used as a natural sweetener. Sweet Osmanthus Cakes (Gui Hua Gao in Chinese) are very famous desserts in China.


- In cosmetics: It's a brilliant skin moisturizer used for making facial masks or lip balms. And its fragrance makes it very popular natural ingredient for perfumes and flavors. 

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