Tea Tip Tuesday: White Tea

White Tea Health Benefits
How much caffeine is in a cup of white tea? So much is being studied about white tea and new findings are coming out every day. Caffeine content can vary from 10-60 mg per cup. Coffee contains nearly 260 mg and higher!

Cancer prevention: Flavanoids. are a class of antioxidants abundant in white tea that have been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and development of new ones! In some cases, white tea worked as well as chemotherapy on stomach, prostrate, and colon cancer, without the unpleasant side effects.

Aging: These incredible antioxidants protect our bodies from free radical damage- heavy metals, pesticides and toxins. These things not only cause disease but accelerate aging.

White tea is loaded with these antioxidants that neutralize and act to remove these harmful DNA damaging toxins from our bodies. White tea is being researched to show how it helps at a cellular level to keep our skin healthy and reduce wrinkles. Many skin and hair products contain white tea extracts to promote younger, healthier looking skin and hair. Dementia prevention and other brain health studies have been showing great response in white tea studies.

Fighting Germs: antibacterial and antiviral – recent studies show white tea extracts may have success in reducing growth of bacteria that cause staph and strep infections. Researchers presented this and other startling findings during the 104th General Meeting if the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans. 

Lowers Blood Pressure: research is showing great promise with vascular health. A natural thinning of the blood and improved blood vessel function was seen with white tea studies. A tremendous boost to reduce stroke.
White tea was found to reduce the bad cholesterol and raise the good cholesterol in UK studies .

So much more is being done and needs to be continued in the world of tea research.

Loose tea is generally a higher grade of tea than tea bags. You can find improved flavor and nutritional value with loose leaf tea. You can order our teas online and have them shipped to your door ! Why not try white tea today and begin your journey to a healthier you!
Here’s a few if the most popular white teas:

  • Blueberry White Tea
  • Tangiers Lemon White Tea
  • Pomegranate Vanilla White Tea
  • Pai Mu Tan White Tea
  • Mutan White Tea
  • Wedding Blend White Tea

Try them iced for a delicious refreshing and healthy way to cool off this summer!


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