A Steaming Cup of Good Health

steaming cup of green tea for health
Diana L

Are you someone that chooses tea bags for their convenience? Or have you just not given loose leaf tea a try? There are a variety of loose leaf teas to explore with delicious flavors, beautiful fragrances, and amazing health benefits, making it a better choice for you. If you’re new to loose leaf teas then you’re in the right place. Read on to learn about various kinds of loose leaf tea and the benefits they offer.

Benefits of Green Tea

Talk about an amazing cup full of health benefits. Beyond the hydration benefit, drinking green tea may improve dental health, your mood, bone mineral density, and the health and performance of your brain. It is also has been shown to encourage weight loss, maintain the cardiovascular system, and improve the condition of your skin. Some studies also suggest that green tea can even lower the risk of some cancers, infections, and type2 diabetes. 

Consuming green tea can help in lower blood pressure by improving the flow of blood and reducing inflammation in the heart tissues.

Green Tea Flavors

Black Tea

Studies suggest that drinking black tea may:

  • Prevent cardiovascular disease and strokes
  • Reduce the risk of diabetes and cancer
  • Improve oral health, digestion, and increase alertness
  • Help lower cholesterol

And if you experience puffy eyes, asthma, stress, or diarrhea, you might want to give black tea a try!

Five delicious flavors of black tea:

White Tea

White tea contains some compounds that, according to some studies, may help fight cancer and help protect your teeth from bacteria, help control diabetes, improve heart disease, aid in weight loss, and relieve colds. 

Enjoy some white tea blends such as:


Oolong Tea

Looking for healthier hair, a stronger immune system, and better skin? Then Oolong may just be your cup of tea. Studies suggest that drinking Oolong tea may also prevent osteoporosis and tooth decay. Oolong tea is also known to stabilize blood sugar and reduce cholesterol.

Some Oolong teas to consider:

Herbal Tea

The antioxidants in herbal teas are known to have anti-aging properties. Herbal tea is also known to fight colds, boost the immune system, improve digestion, reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, and relieve anxiety and stress. Just like Oolong also promotes healthier skin.

Relax and try one of these herbal teas:

Rooibos Tea

Rooibos tea is known to contain anti-aging and anti-allergic properties and prevent diabetes and cancer. Naturally caffeine-free, it may provide healthier, stronger bones, and better skin. According to studies, drinking rooibos tea can also help in fighting dandruff, lowering blood pressure, and promoting healthy digestion.

Matcha Tea

Matcha tea...Green tea powder...Have you heard about this wonder? Matcha is so amazing because the entire leaves are dissolved in water so you ingest all their antioxidant powers with antioxidant numbers off the charts — 6.2x more than goji berries, 7x that of dark chocolate, 17x that of wild blueberries and 60.5x that of spinach! Sorry, Popeye!

Look at what these amazing antioxidants may be able to help you with:

  • Reducing the risk of heart diseases and type 2 diabetes
  • Helping in detoxification and cleansing of the body
  • Reinforcing the immune system
  • Helping your concentration
  • Reducing stress
  • Fighting various kinds of cancers

Three yummy flavors to choose from!

Chai Tea

According to studies, drinking chai tea may help lower blood sugar, encourage weight loss, reduce pain and inflammation, detoxification, reduce tumor growth, preventing heart diseases and eliminate constipation. Moderate consumption of chai tea may also offer digestive support, ease menstrual cramps and reduce the risk of various cancers.

Lots of choices here - why not give one a try?

Wellness Tea

Last but not least, comes the wellness tea. It is completely different from regular tea. Wellness teas are manufactured with adaptogens and other herbs that provide wonderful benefits. Wellness tea is known to improve your focus, boost energy, promote healthy digestion, and increase calmness.

Hibiscus tea is getting a lot of recognition lately and it should as it is has a ton of wellness benefits. It has been shown to help prevent hypertension, lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar levels, keep your liver healthy, help with menstrual cramps, help with depression, aid digestion and help with weight management. Rich in Vitamin C, Hibiscus tea contains minerals such as flavonoids and has laxative properties.

Four wellness tea blends available are:

Choose a healthier lifestyle with a steaming cup of tea! Remember moderation is always the key. It is always advised to consult your doctor to check the suitability with any medicines you are taking. 

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