“My dear, if you could give me a cup of tea to clear my muddle of a head I should better understand your affairs.”

-Charles Dickens

There are many benefits associated with regularly drinking Oolong Tea. These benefits are present whether you drink it hot or cold.

 

Immune System

Oolong Tea is a great supplement for those who have a weak immune system. It has been proven that drinking this tea regularly can help fighting cancerous cells. Flavonoids (a type of antioxidant) found in the tea can help prevent damage to the body’s cells.

 

Mental Capacity

Drinking Oolong Tea regularly can rejuvenate the brain’s performance and alertness. Caffeine that is found in the Oolong Tea can help stimulate the mind.

 

Digestion 

Oolong Tea can benefit the digestive tract through its alkaline properties, which can help decrease inflammation in the gut. People who experience ulcer symptoms or have acid reflux can find relief through the regular ingestion of the tea. It’s antiseptic qualities can help clear up the stomach of foreign microbes or bad bacteria, too.

 

Weight Lost

Oolong Tea makes the body burn its fat stores quicker as it increases the body’s metabolism for a few hours after drinking it. Polyphenols are another component of Oolong Tea, which can lower the level of fat-building enzymes in the body. 

 

Cholesterol

Being part fermented, Oolong Tea has the ability to lower cholesterol levels and improve the health of the cardiovascular system.

 

Hair & Skin 

The antioxidants found in Oolong Tea can help to reduce hair loss. It can also be used as a hair rinse, which will increase the luminosity and the thickness of your hair. Antioxidants in the tea can help clear up skin conditions.

 

Diabetes 

Diabetes causes an increased level of glucose in the blood. Scientific studies have been published showing how tea can help to lower the amount of glucose in the blood.

 

Tooth Care

Oolong Tea possesses anti-bacterial properties that inhibit the growth and spreading of bad bacteria in the mouth.

 

Weak Bones or Osteoporosis

Medical studies have shown that people who regularly supplement their diet with drinking Oolong Tea have stronger bones than those who don’t. Important bone minerals, calcium and magnesium, are also present in the tea leaves.   

 

Source:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27812583
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https://www.nature.com/ejcn/journal/v65/n1/full/ejcn2010192a.html
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