Why Drink Tea?
Green Tea’s Health Benefits…
- Contains 20-25mg caffeine
- Length of brewing time also affects caffeine content – the longer the brew – the higher the caffeine. The Journal of Food Science evaluated different brands of green tea and had extremely varied results using the same amount of tea leaves brewed for 3 minutes.
- It is the Super Food Tea – packed full of antioxidants that fight & prevent cell damage.
- Unfermented tea leaves containing all the antioxidants that create healthy body cells.
- Creates a healthy heart – improves blood flow.
- Helps lower cholesterol, high blood pressure, & congestive heart failure.
- Increases brain function -blocks the formation of plaques that are linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
- Stabilizes blood sugar for diabetics
- Known for Weight loss – Increases & changes metabolism burning off calories from fat- keeping off the weight once you’ve lost it.
- Green tea is also high in the amino acid L-theanine. This has a calming effect and aids with concentration. There’s a myth that green tea has more caffeine than coffee, but this isn’t true. L-theanine is most likely responsible for this. People will have a different level of alertness when drinking green tea which people mistake for the caffeine’s effect when it is really the effect of L-theanine.
- Matcha green tea can have more caffeine because of the unique way it is made.
Oolong Tea’s Health Benefits…
- Oolong tea is a type of tea made from the Camellia sinensis plant where the tea leaves are withered and oxidized by sunlight, which causes them to twist or curl.
- The Chinese word for Oolong tea means “black dragon tea” and it comes in 2 different styles.
- Contains 37mg caffeine content- Depending on the brand/variety chosen, Oolong tea can range from just 16.6mg/cup to 55.4mg/cup.
- Known as the “Weight Loss Tea”- helps prevent or treat obesity & diabetes.
- Reduces blood sugar
- Fights free radicals that cause premature aging such as dark spots or wrinkles.
- Reduces high cholesterol
- Increases plasma levels
- Treats skin disorders like dermatitis & eczema.
- Reduces high blood pressure
- Inhibits bacteria from growing- preventing tooth decay & bad breath.
Herbal & Fruit Tisane Health Benefits
- Naturally Caffeine Free- Herbal Tea is a generic term for a hot beverage that uses other plant material to produce a tea other than the tea leaf (Camellia Sinensis).
- Herbal teas are used as a way to enjoy a hot beverage, still get antioxidants, but avoid caffeine.
- In general herbal teas contain 0mg of caffeine, but because many are produced in the same factories as regular teas, some contamination can occur.
- Herbal infusions also known as fruit tisanes are pieces of ripe fruit, dried leaves, flowers, grasses, nuts, barks, seeds, or other botanicals.
- Herbal teas achieve a more calm & relaxed state of mind.
- Supports a healthier heart
- Aids with stomach & digestive problems.
- Provides cleansing properties for the body.
- Varieties of herbal blends include ginger, gingko, ginseng, jasmine, rosehip, mint, rooibos, peppermint, chamomile, lavender, hibiscus, dandelion, and much more…
Did you know that WATER is the most drank beverage in the entire world and TEA is the 2nd ?
White Tea’s Health Benefits…
- White tea is made from unfermented tea leaves that are picked right before the blossom next to them opens.
- Contains 12- 28% mg caffeine
White teas vary greatly in caffeine because of several factors:
The quality of the tea leaves.
The blend- (some are blended with green tea.)
The steep time.
- It is the Supreme Drink of Health It’s the least processed of all teas & has the highest levels of antioxidants.
- Protects the body’s nutrients – helps guard against the common cold, flu, & can even ease the symptoms of HIV.
- Prevents cancer causing cells from forming.
- Protects the heart & circulatory system by lowering the blood pressure, thinning the blood, & unclogging the arteries- guards against stroke.
- Creates stronger bones in density & strength helping those with arteritis & osteoporosis.
- Natural killer of bacteria & viruses
- Promotes healthier & radiant skin
Black Tea’s Health Benefits…
- Caffeine in Tea varies quite a bit. The longer the tea (or tea bag) is steeped in water, the more caffeine will be present.
- Contains 22-42mg caffeine content
- Leaves are fully fermented & oxidized
- Lowers your risk for diabetes, high cholesterol, kidney stones, Parkinson’s disease, osteoporosis, & lung cancer.
- Hones mental focus & concentration helping you to relax & focus more fully on the task at hand.
- Boosts your memory – increasing your brain function
- Stimulates the metabolism, respiratory system, heart, & kidneys – helps create a healthy cardiovascular system.
- It’s antioxidants reduce oral cancers,
preventing bacteria that cause tooth
decay & bad breath.