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Shed unwanted pounds with Pu-Erh Tea. The Pu-erh tea or red tea originated in the Chinese province of Yunnan. For many years, banned from the rest of the population, the best herbal tea became known as the “tea of the Emperors.” If your stomach is full and you had too much junk food, then it may be time for a detoxifying cup of pu-erh tea. This tea offers these and many other health benefits. We will share many reasons and facts why this tea is the ultimate alternative for healing, slimming and stimulating digestion after a meal. It is best known to enhance the immune response.
Pu-erh has a very distinctive, strong, earthy flavor, with a dark reddish color. It is a post-fermented tea which requires a long process, which is different from that of black tea. It is this unique fermentation process which gives the tea its prized red color, flavor and unique properties that have made it famous throughout the world. Pu-er helps to control body fat and because of the unique property the tea also helps to reduce cholesterol levels. As well, the diuretic properties may be helpful with maintaining a healthy blood pressure.
- Increases metabolism and reduces heart rate.
- Reduce fat, triglycerides.
- Reduces uric acid.
- Lowers Blood Pressure and increases blood circulation to the brain.
- Natural Antibiotic
More Benefits of Red Tea Pu-erh
Apart from the above, it accelerates the hepatic metabolism assisting in strengthening the immune system and digestion. Its digestive effects are unique! Ideal for people who suffer from diabetes and heart diseases, it will help reduce cardiovascular risks. A real elixir, this red tea will help increase defenses and strengthen the immune system, and it is even useful for lowering high cholesterol. Look after your body, it will also help lower blood pressure. Not only does pu-erh have so many medicinal qualities, it is one of the best tasting herbal teas. For a fun, vitamin packed and delicious recipe add 2 tablespoons of this tea, some ginger, cinnamon stick, a few cardamom seeds, cloves with water, boil. Serve hot or cold, either way enjoy!
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