Health Benefits of Tea

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Tea is one of the healthiest beverages in the world!  All types of high quality loose teas offer health benefits, so find a flavor that appeals to your palate.  Here are some of the health benefits associated with each category of tea:


White Tea
  • Contains anti-oxidents which research has shown to support the body’s structure and function in reducing the risk of disease
  • Cooling and detoxifying
  • Has the lowest content of caffeine found in all teas
  • Anti-aging and anti-stress properties
  • High L-theanine amino acid content promotes longevity and concentration
Green Tea
  • Highest concentration of anti-oxidants
  • Antiseptic and anti-viral effects: kills oral bacteria that can lead to colds and flu
  • Supports the immune system and decreases degenerative diseases
  • Strengthens tooth enamel and fights bad breath
  • Potent source of vitamins and minerals
  • Effective for slimming and weight loss
Black Tea
  • Assists the body’s ability to clear plaque build up in arteries that can lead to heart attacks
  • Increases bone density
  • Oral health: kills bacteria in mouth that can cause cavities
  • Increases fresh breath
Pu-erh Tea
  • Perhaps the most effective tea for slimming and weight loss
  • Helps metabolize fatty acids
  • Believed to reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels
  • Cleansing and detoxifying to the bloodstream
Other General Benefits
  • Promotes mental clarity and alertness
  • Stimulates neural activity and improves learning function
  • Provides even, sustained energy and sound rest
  • Much lower caffeine than coffee
  • Strengthens immune system and has anti-stress properties
  • Cleansing, detoxifying and longevity promoting

The benefits of tea are realized when consumed as part of a healthy lifestyle on a regular basis over sustained periods of time.  Common knowledge is that tea can increase the body’s natural ability to heal.

These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.  These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.