It is mildly sweet.
It also contains some valuable minerals such as potassium, iron, manganese, magnesium; and small amounts of zinc, calcium, selenium, and phosphorus. It maintains a good potassium-sodium balance as it is high in potassium and low in sodium thereby prevents osteoporosis (weak bones) and risk of heart diseases.
Huai Shan has been used in many folk remedies as one of the best blood purifiers. It helps to expel toxic products from the blood through urine. It also helps to prevent skin dryness.
A short 2 .4 minute video on how herbs can detoxify the body