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13 Health Benefits of Pu Erh Tea

Coming from the “Camellia sinensis” plant, Red Tea or Pu Erh Tea is processed differently compared to other teas from this plant, such as Green Tea, and White Tea. This distinction will be directly related to the duration and degree of fermentation of Red Tea that turns it into a potent medicinal tea.

Red Tea contains antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, digestive, diuretic and depurative properties. In addition to providing energy and promoting the improvement of brain and heart functions.

Come with us on this journey through the world of teas and discover the 13 benefits of Pu Erh Tea!

Benefits and Curiosities of Red Tea

13 Benefits of Pu Erh Tea

Red Tea is a natural formula rich in vitamins C, B, E and K that can help improve the appearance of your skin. This phenomenon occurs through the antioxidant action that can promote collagen production and UV protection, combined with the reinforcement of defenses. In addition to contributing to a good quality of sleep which is fundamental for general well-being.

Because it contains unique properties, it is usually consumed as an aid in the slimming process, weight loss, reduction of cholesterol and treatment of inflammation, injuries and infections. Its action in combating excess weight is associated with its influence on prolonging satiety.

The consumption of Red Tea can contribute to the protection of the nervous system and, at the same time, its balance in the face of effects caused by depressive states, anxiety or nervousness. Acting as a natural antidepressant. It can also act to eliminate accumulated liquids in the body and, by itself, help to reduce belly swelling. Even as improving digestion, and body warming.

Although less known, Red Tea may contribute to the elimination of gastrointestinal gas.

You can buy this medicinal tea at a pharmacy or herbalist.

Red Tea

What is Pu Erh Tea?

Pu Erh, Pu-Erh or Puerh, is a natural and fermented tea originating in the Yunnan region of China. Its production has been carried out for over 1700 years through a specific fermentation process performed by microorganisms. Over the years, the sensory experience offered by the consumption of Red Tea Pu Erh is increasingly enriching compared to other teas on the market. This condition is due to the elevation of its characteristics and properties, enhanced by the years. In other words, the older the Red Tea Pu Erh, the better its qualities.

It is from this unique fermentation process that Red Tea Pu Erh transforms from its original heavy and bitter flavor to slightly earthy.

Like wine, Pu-Erh is consumed compressed a few years after the leaves are harvested to cause a post-fermentation. In addition to being able to be consumed aged, it can also be consumed in a younger state. Pu Erh contains a low percentage of caffeine and is often consumed as an aid in slimming and weight loss.

The name “Pu Erh” will be associated with the production of the leaves carried out in Pu’er County, China. However, Red Tea Pu Erh is also produced in Hunan, Hubei, Anhui, Sichuan and Guangxi provinces.

Red Tea Pu Erh may contribute to improving digestion, lowering cholesterol, and even warming the body. It can also act as a depurative and antidepressant.

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How to prepare Pu Erh Tea?

To prepare this tea, you should start by applying a tablespoon of red tea pu erh in a container with 240 ml to 300 ml of previously boiled water. Then cover it and let it rest for about 10 minutes. Finally, strain it, and it will be ready to consume without added sugar or sweetener to enjoy 100% of its benefits.

It is recommended 1 to 2 cups per day, cold or hot.

Regarding the contraindications of Red Tea, its consumption is not recommended for people who are sensitive to the effects caused by caffeine, even for pregnant women and children.

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