There's now so many different kinds of tea available, so picking out a new type to try come as a bit of a daunting process.
There's the standard black and herbal teas, but there's also teas like oolong that's packed with more benefits than black and herbal teas combined. But often the oolong flavour goes overlooked, simply because people don't really know anything about it.
So what is oolong tea, you ask?
We’ll chances are you probably have tried it before and don’t even know it. If you’ve ever had the tea at Chinese restaurants, they most likely served you oolong tea.
Oolong tea dates back about 400 years to its widespread use in China and it's 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 and weight loss benefits into one delicious cup of tea.
Here are the top ten reasons you need to get oolong into your tea roster.
- Boosts your metabolism, causing weight loss
- Lowers cholesterol
- Increases mental awareness
- Aids digestion
- Promotes healthy hair
- Improves your skin
- Stabilizes blood sugar
- Prevents tooth decay
- Prevents osteoporosis and forms strong bones
- Strengthens immune system
With so many health benefits, what's stopping you from having your daily cup of tea? There aren’t many things in life that have great flavour and natural benefits. Oolong tea is one of them, so make sure you take advantage of it!
And you're in luck because For Tea's Sake has its very own loose leaf oolong wellness tea available for purchase online!
All you need to do is add a level tablespoon of loose leaves to a boiling cup of water. Steep for 2–3 minutes and enjoy the tea while it’s still hot!