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Oolong Tea and Its Benefits

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Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Oolong tea - an elixir against insidious diseases

What is oolong tea

Oolong tea is famous in China and has been consumed for almost 400 years. As a traditional tea, it is taken in both China and Taiwan. Oolong tea is obtained from black and green tea leaves after processing. It is a rich antioxidant that provides protection against many diseases.

What is oolong tea good for?

- It is a source of vitamins A, B, C, E and K, as well as calcium, potassium, selenium, manganese, copper minerals;

- Protects against bone diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis;

- Reduces the risk of stroke;

- It is good for skin diseases such as eczema;

- Regulates blood sugar and is useful for diabetes;

- Improves mental activity, if consumed regularly, gives vitality;

- Balances cholesterol;

- Reduces the risk of heart attack;

- Soothes the digestive system and stomach;

- Softens the hair and gives it shine;

Oolong tea

- Slows down aging, reduces the formation of wrinkles on the skin;

- The polyphenol compounds in this tea are highly effective in controlling the metabolism and body fat. Losing body fat is easier when such tea is consumed. It helps to burn some enzymes and fat cells in the body.

- Provides protection against stress. Oolong tea reduces stress from 18 to 10%. The polyphenols contained in the herbal tea suppress stress. In addition, tea leaves also contain L-L-glutamic acid. These compounds have a beneficial effect on stress and nervous activity;

- This tea strengthens the bones! Oolong tea contains antioxidants that strengthen the structure of the bone system and provide protection against caries and protection against osteoporosis. As a result of regular tea consumption, bone mineral density increases. Healthy growth and development of the bone system are encouraged;

- Provides protection against cancer. Many plants can be used to prevent cancer. Compounds in oolong tea protect against cancer. The risk of skin cancer is reduced, as well as stomach cancer;

Although they have many health benefits, Oolong teas contain a high amount of caffeine. Excessive consumption may cause headache, insomnia, diarrhea, heartburn, palpitations (irregular heartbeat).

If you regularly use medication, you should consult your doctor before drinking the tea. It is recommended not to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It increases blood pressure, so hypertensive patients should not drink this tea.