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These health benefits of consuming white tea will surely surprise many


Posted on : 11/Mar/2019 10:12:16

For all these years we would have drinking black tea or green tea because of the various health benefits these teas provide us. There is also another tea called white tea which many of us would not have known.

This white tea is known for its unique sweet and light flavour and could provide many health benefits to us just like black or green tea. Scientifically called as Camellia Sinensis, white tea belongs to countries like China, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and India etc. It is important to note that white tea is made from the leaves of camellia sinensis plant and it needs minimum processing. Therefore the antioxidants present in this white tea is more.

Various types of white tea are silver needle, long life eyebrow, white peony and tribute eyebrow. The presence of polyphenols, catechins, flavanoids and tannins etc in the white tea makes it highly amazing for our health.

Various health benefits of intake of white tea are

Cancer is prevented:

Polyphenols in white tea do a great role in preventing the formation of cancer cells. Since white tea does not need much processing like green tea hence it could inhibit cell mutation more efficiently.

Helps to lose weight:

Extracts from white tea helps in the breaking down of fat cells plus prevent new fat cells from forming due to the presence of epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG in it.

Lowers heart diseases risk:

By preventing bad cholesterol from getting oxidized, intake of white tea daily would improve our cholesterol levels. Here the presence of polyphenols plays an important role.

Good for oral health:

Just like our body health, oral health is also very important. Our teeth could be prevented from attacks by bacteria by the presence of tannis, fluorides etc in the white tea. On the surface of the teeth, fluorides form a layer that could prevent dental cavities from taking place.

Osteoporosis is avoided min us:

This is also one amazing health benefit of intake of white tea. It is revealed that the presence of catechins in the white tea does tremendously in the prevention of osteoporosis in us.