Made from the leaves, buds and stems of the Camellia sinensis plant, this tea is slightly fermented and semi- oxidized giving a taste in between black and green tea. The most famous of this tea comes from Fuijan region of China. Being one of the most commonly bused teas in China and Taiwan, it packs a punch when it comes to health virtues.
BOOSTS METABOLLISM - It helps you burn fat faster by raising your metabolism for up to two hours after drinking it. It contains polyphenols that have the power to block enzymes that build fat. This means you can lose weight with this tea so long as you don’t load it with sugar and sweeteners.
LOWERS CHOLESTEROL - The tea is known to reduce cholesterol and improve heart health. Because it’s semi- oxidized, it produces a perfectly sized polyphenol molecule that activates the enzyme, Lipase, which is known to dissolve body fat.
AIDS DIGESTION - It alkalizes the digestive tract, reducing inflammation in those with acid reflux and ulcer problems. Being mildly antiseptic it can clear bad bacteria from the belly. When consumed hot its calm, smooth flavour can soothe your stomach.
STABILIZES BLOOD SUGAR - The anti- oxidants in this tea are so powerful has been shown in studies to do wonders for metabolizing sugar.
So, if you find drinking water is just too plain, here’s an alternative. Oolong tea. It’s great to consume it warm to hot. Packed with anti- oxidants, the Oolong tea leaf combines catechin and caffeine which fight free radicals. So, at your next grocery stop be sure to pick up your pack of OOLONG TEA. Enjoy!!!