Tea Health Benefits
Green tea's antioxidants, called catechins, scavenge for free radicals that can damage DNA and contribute to cancer, blood clots, and atherosclerosis.
Black Tea anti-oxidants help the body cut down on artery clogging which in turn can help with heart disease and help blood vessel functionality as much as 50%. A second benefit of black tea is that it helps to prevent and knock out viruses and cuts the risk of cancer. Black tea has also shown to help in weight loss in a few studies. The studies have shown that black tea drinkers had higher metabolism rates. One last benefit is that black tea helps lower total cholesterol levels and helps raise HDL cholesterol which is the good cholesterol.
Chai tea is the East's answer to the morning cup of coffee, a delicious blend of tea, milk and spices that is so smooth and wonderfully tasteful that it's hard to believe it's good for you. Black tea, the main ingredient in the chai tea recipe, contains the most powerful antioxidants that science knows. Tea and chai tea help prevent and fight many different kinds of cancer, lower cholesterol and high blood pressure may reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and are being studied for their ability to boost the immune system.
The health benefits of oolong include both antibacterial and antiviral properties, as well as boosting metabolism and the immune system. It aids in the relief of allergies, diabetes, eczema, and obesity, and may help prevent cancer.
The restorative and medical properties associated with Pu-erh tea is truly astonishing. Often referred to as the “Wonder Tonic” and the “Medicinal Tea”, Pu-erh tea has been hugely popular in China for over 1700 years. Pu-erh tea is strongly believed to have wide ranging health benefits from anti aging, prevention of heart disease and cancer, diabetic control, removal of toxins to curing dysentery, inflammation, aiding digestion and weight loss, improving the eyesight, blood circulation and reviving those who are overly intoxicated with alcohol.
White tea may have profound power against cancer-causing cells and against many different types of cancer, such as colon, prostate, and stomach cancers.