7 Wonderful Benefits of Chinese Tea

Chinese tea contains some special substances like tea polyphenol and theine, which are beneficial in our body health. What magic benefits this indispensable drinking can do to our body on earth? Below are 7 wonderful Chinese tea benefits, let’s check out.

1. Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

For some elders and over-weight people, hypertension, cholesterol, and stroke may always trouble them. Tea polyphenols are one of the main components in tea, which can be a helper in reducing hypertension, cholesterol, stroke and keeping a normal sugar level in blood. According to the latest Britain research, a day with more than 3 cups of tea can reduce the 70% risk of getting myocardial infarction. Researches from Finland and France also show that if you have 2~3 cups of tea a day, you will get a much lower probability of being trapped by stroke. Here is an advice for tea drinking: 5~6 cups green tea a day can get the best use of the cardiovascular disease-reducing function of tea.

2. Reduce the Risk of Diabetes

Chinese tea can help you in the remission of diabetes and other discomforts in your life. A long-term follow-up of 17,000 males and females aged 40 to 65 found that those who drank more than six cups of green tea a day enjoyed a 33% lower risk of developing diabetes than those who drank less than one cup a week. Containing more tea polyphenols, tea polysaccharides, and microelement, green tea, black tea and white tea are the best for diabetes-attacking people. But they should not drink heavy tea.

3. Lose Weight

Theine is the main factor in this weight-losing Chinese herbal tea benefit because it can promote gastric juice secretion, help digestion, and enhance fat-decomposing ability. Foreign studies have shown that a regular tea-drinking habit can make your waistline slimmer and BMI lower. If you are on the way of keeping fit, these types of tea can do you a great favor: black tea, oolong tea, green tea, and Pu’er tea.

4. Improve Memory

In accordance with researches, this Chinese tea benefit of improving memory also comes from tea polyphenols. It can improve your brain condition partly, making the faculty of your memory better and enhancing learning and working efficiency. The central nervous system is the major basis of human’s memory and learning ability; the whole conceptual activity lies in it. Tea can play the role of a stimulator to make this system exciting and help keep your mind fresh and clear in your daily studies or work schedule. A new British study found that drinking peppermint tea, green tea, and black tea regularly can improve memory.

5. Resist Radiation

We can see this Chinese tea health benefit from some official studies that tea polyphenols are able to absorb the radiation from the outside, defending damage from radiation and relieving impaired cells. Clinical studies have shown that tea extract can cure mild radiation sickness caused by radiation therapy in tumor patients, and it has a good effect on the decreasing of blood cells and leucocyte caused by radiation therapy. If you need to sit in front of a computer or work outdoor frequently, give a try on green tea, dark tea, and oolong tea to help your body resist radiation.

6. Improve Bone Density

Thanks to another three elements in tea, fluorine, plant estrogens and potassium, we can also keep a dense bone condition and avoid some illnesses resulted from the loss of sclerotin. Research from Taiwan told us that tea-lovers enjoy a more dense bone and lower risk of hip fracture. Green tea is the best choice here.

7. Improve Muscle Endurance

Tea can also do a favor on our muscle endurance. Due to an antioxidant called catechin, your body can burn fat automatically in a quicker way, relieve the feeling of fatigue and stand the longtime physical exercise. More often you drink green tea, more remarkable the effect is.

Types of Chinese Tea and Benefits

Green tea: Refreshing mind, cooling, weight-losing, palate-cleansing, thirst-quenching, and dysentery-remising are advantages green tea can bring to you.

Black tea: Chinese red tea benefits include increasing appetite, eliminating edema, and strengthening the cardiac function.

Oolong tea: Washing face with oolong tea cannot only remove facial greasy and infection, narrow pores, resist skin-aging effects, but also act like a natural "sunscreen" to protect your skin from UV damage in areas with strong ultraviolet rays.

White tea: It has the effect of antidozing wine, moistening the lung, detoxifying, and lowering pressure, hence decreasing the discomforts caused by excessive smoking and alcohol, over-active of lung and digestive dysfunction.

Yellow tea: It can help you increase the digestion, build up an appetite, clear heat, promote the secretion of saliva or body fluid, and resist radiation.

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- Last updated on Sep. 04, 2019 -
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