Health Benefits of Oolong Tea
What is Oolong tea, you ask? We’ll you’ve probably had it already and don’t even know it. If you’ve ever had the tea at Chinese restaurants, they most likely served you oolong tea. Don’t worry, not all oolong teas taste like what you had. They serve a mass-produced, watered down versions. When you make the tea yourself, you’ll see that it’s just as delicious as the green tea or white tea that you’re used to, and it’s just as rich with antioxidant properties and health benefits. Are you ready to expand your tea horizons? Glad to hear it! Oolong tea dates back about 400 years to its widespread use in China and is believed to be one of the most beneficial types of tea. It uses the same leaves as green tea and black tea and it combines both fermentation processes, which packs double the health benefits into one delicious cup of tea! Natural oolong tea is packed with a laundry list of vitamins and minerals. It has Vitamin A, B, C, E and K along with calcium, manganese, copper, carotin, selenium potassium, folic acid and niacin amide. All of those properties combine to make oolong tea a weight managing, cancer-fighting, diabetes beating, relaxing cup of tea.