Thursday, January 27, 2022

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Every time you hear about Yunnan tea, what goes through your mind? Is Yunnan the name of a special tea plant or is it a place? Native to Southeast Asia, Camellia Sinensis is a tea plant normally planted in areas with hot and humid weather, people drink Yunnan tea in countries like China, India, Japan, Sri Lanka and America.  The area of Yunnan is a region of China near Vietnam well known in the world for its production of pu-erh tea, but also provides a number of quite interesting green, oolong, and black teas.  This quite different green tea is full-bodied, robust flavor with an astringent, sweet aftertaste, often used as a meal accompaniment, and is one of the best herbal teas.

Slimming Tea Yunnan

You will be amazed on its slimming effects. There is no doubt that this tea has many medicinal properties, among which we can mention its slimming properties. If you want to lose weight in a healthy way, consider the benefits of slimming tea Yunnan. While this tea can help you lose weight, it is important to carry out a low-calorie diet, along with the practice of daily physical activity. Remember if in doubt, consult with your doctor because even if a supplemental diet is 100% natural, contraindications with prescription medications may affect your health.

  • Polyphenol content accelerates fat loss because
  • Increases cellular metabolism.
  • Lowers cholesterol and triglycerides.
  • Acts as a diuretic.
  • Helps eliminate excess body fat by stimulating intestinal motility.

About Camellia sinensis

Although Camellia sinensis is usually sold in America only as green tea; in Yunnan, several varieties like Sword of Emperor, Misty Mountain, or Mao Feng may be found. Each of these teas: red tea, green tea, black tea, and white tea come from the same plant. While tea varieties are easy to distinguish the main classification for Camellia Sinensis is made according to the processing performed on the leaves.  These processes are used to achieve its conservation, oxidation and differentiation. Before starting the oxidation step, the leaves go through different phases that allow the removal of its natural moisture, oxidation occurs subsequently to the leaves exposed to high temperatures or direct sunlight. The leaves of green tea Yunnan are thicker compared to other varieties so it complicates the drying process giving the tea slight smoky notes. Extracted from wild leaves, this oriental tea is full of medicinal properties and is one of the best herbal teas for health.

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