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Type Tea
Country of origin Korea
Ingredients dried magnolia berries, water, honey
Korean name
Hangul 오미자차
Revised Romanization omijacha
McCune–Reischauer omijach'a
IPA [o.mi.dʑa.tɕʰa]

Omijacha (오미자차; "magnolia berry tea") is a tea made from dried omija (magnolia berries).[1] Omija means "five flavours", which are sweetness, sourness, bitterness, saltiness, and pungency. The tea can be made by boiling ried magnolia berries in water on low heat, then adding honey. The tea, served either hot or cold, is also used to make omija hwachae (magnolia berry punch).

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  1. ^ Won, Ho-jung (22 April 2016). "[Weekender] Healthful Korean tea to fit every need". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 27 January 2017.