Health Benefits Of Pu'er Tea – TEASPEC

Health Benefits Of Pu'er Tea

Whether it is served hot or cold, tea is the one of the most popular beverage in the world. Beyond hydration, tea contains a plethora of antioxidants and is extremely beneficial for health!

 Pu-erh tea

Like Champagne, Pu-erh tea (Pu’er tea) can only originate from the Pu’er county in Yunnan, China. This special tea comes in 2 forms: Raw and Ripe. Pu’er tea leaves undergo a a long process of preparation where the leaves are sundried and rolled before going through microbial fermentation and oxidation to improve its taste and texture

 Major health benefits of Pu-erh tea

From boosting energy to prevention of cancer, Pu-erh tea has a wide range of health benefits. Here is the top

 10 most recognised health benefits of Pu-erh tea:

  1. Helps to lose weight
  2. Prevents heart disease
  3. Increases energy
  4. Reduces Stress
  5. Aids Bone health
  6. Prevents Cancer
  7. Aids in skin care
  8. Prevents diabetes
  9. Cleanses Toxins
  10. Aids in Digestion

 Free radicals and Antioxidants

The formation of free radicals in our body evokes a chain reaction in our DNA–the building blocks of the body. This oxidative damage is responsible for the occurrence of a number of diseases. Consuming Pu’er tea at least twice a day boosts your defence mechanism as well as kills the free radicals in your body. On top of that, the polyphenolic compounds and flavonols present in Pu’er tea, for example gallic acid and catechins, are vital compounds are known to prevent cancer, oxidation and provide anti-inflammatory properties. In our next article,we’ll discuss how drinking Pu’er tea can help you lose weight with less physical effort.