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A sample of caterpillar castings tea, called chongcha. The tiny hard pellets of caterpillar excrement are steeped in hot water to produce a tea of sorts which is reputed to possess certain medicinal properties, Kunming, China. (Man Eating Bugs page 105, 101)

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A sample of caterpillar castings tea, called chongcha. The tiny hard pellets of caterpillar excrement are steeped in hot water to produce a tea of sorts which is reputed to possess certain medicinal properties, Kunming, China. (Man Eating Bugs page 105, 101)