Tea Drinking goes back thousands of years and plays an important part in Asian culture. Tea is so revered; it is heralded in many ceremonies and used extensively to maintain health and well being.
Today, clinical test have proven the that tea can help in the prevention of strokes, diabetes, improve memory, soothe the digestive system, aid in the respiratory issues and fight depression. Drinking tea not only calms and soothes emotions but can also help organs function better by ridding the body of toxins. Which in turn benefits the condition of our skin.
Scientists at the University of Maryland have found that the unfermented tea leaves in green tea provides a large concentration of polyphenol anti-oxidants known to fight free radicals that damage DNA causing premature aging, cancer, stroke and heart disease. Studies have also shown that drinking green tea can help reduce bad cholesterol, regulate blood pressure and depression. Try mixing green tea with Ginger for a potent healthy brew.
Oolong tea is rich in antioxidants and contains various minerals and vitamins beneficial for overall health. Studies have shown drinking Oolong tea can prevent tooth decay, provide gum health and strengthen bones. From slowing down the aging process to helping combatting wrinkles, oolong tea also makes a great rinse for hair providing luster and healthy hair growth. Drinking Oolong daily also helps detoxify the body, improving digestion, maintaining weight and even help in lowering the risk of diabetes.
Green, oolong, white and black tea all come from the same plant so therefore all have similar health benefits. Black tea has an abundance of antioxidants and phytochemicals, which help prevent heart disease, cancer, improve bone strength and promote healthy skin and hair, Regular black tea consumption helps with digestion, oral health and the immune system. Studies have shown black tea also helps improve mental alertness and memory.
Rooibos from South Africa is similar to Black tea but is low in caffeine and has nutty flavor. Known for it’s high levels of flavonoids, an antioxidant known reduce risk of cancer and provide cardiovascular support. Studies have shown it is also helps support the liver, respiratory system and promotes bone and teeth health.
Known for its fragrant tart flavor and bright red color, Hibiscus tea can be served hot but also makes a refreshing looking summer drink. Due to the high levels of antioxidant, studies have shown that drinking 2 – 3 cups of Hibiscus tea a day helps rid the body of free radicals, reversing the effects of aging and protects against heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and cancer.
Chamomile has been used for thousands of years for it’s medicinal properties and beauty benefits. The golden fragrant tea derived from the flower has been known to help alleviate intestinal problems, elevate mood, reduce stress and anxiety related problems and aid in sleep. The potent antioxidant properties in Chamomile also gives many Skin and hair benefits. Try a couple of Chamomile tea bags for tired eyes and dark circles. Use as a final hair rinse to brighten and shine.
Studies done in Hong Kong have shown that drinking Jasmine tea protects red blood cells from being destroyed by free radicals. The lovely floral scent of the leaves mixed with flowers has a calming effect on nerves. The powerful Antioxidants and antibacterial properties help immune system stay healthy, prevent signs of early aging, maintain weight, help control cholesterol levels and provides protection against cancer.
White tea is the least processed tea over green and black tea and thus has the highest levels of anti-oxidants. The abundant nutrients protect the body from the damage of free radicals, maintaining collagen levels, protecting skin from premature aging. Research is showing that white tea not only promotes healthy skin, teeth and bones but can also lower blood pressure, cholesterol levels, protect the heart, maintain stronger bones and connective tissue and aids in the prevention of cancer.
Matcha is green tea leaves grounded into a fine powder. Matcha powder is believed to contain more antioxidants and nutrients than brewed green tea and has a plethora of benefits. Originating from Japan, this bright green tea is known for detoxifying the skin and also contains antioxidants, chlorophyll, and natural antibiotics, along with catechin, a natural pheno and antioxidant, to help fight bacterial infections.
Peppermint is known and used extensively to settle stomach issues, improves digestion and refresh appetite. The fact is, the menthol in this tea helps slow down oil production - especially beneficial for people with acne prone oily skin. It also encourages cell turnover, helps with hair loss and hormonal issues.
The last but not least is Ginger tea. Used extensively for thousand s of years for it’s healing properties, it has the most amazing anti-inflammatory powers and not only aids in digestion but is amazing for skin. When the digestive track is off, the skin also suffers resulting in a variety of skin issues. The powerful properties in Ginger tea can help stimulate and balance the immune system, providing Chi that is vital for overall health and beauty.
All GingerChi products work with the body systems to maintain internal balance and the flow of Chi. We are proud to announce in addition to our Ginger Ginseng tea, GingerChi Chi Cleanse Tea. The tea blend is specially formulated with health and beauty in mind and includes some of the ingredients mentioned above along with other beneficial herbs. Enjoy - It tastes wonderful and has amazing benefits!
The GingerChi Chi Tea Set is available for $20.00.
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