The Health Benefits of Tea


It comes with no surprise that tea is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world, literally, after water. Whatever the reason, served with or without milk or sugar, iced or hot, tea drinking is simply a joyful experience, leaving the body quenched and the mind calm.


Plenty of research has shown that Chinese tea has benefits far beyond refreshment. It was recorded in Shen Nong’s Herbal Classics 

(神农本草经) traced back to 2737 B.C. when tea was first discovered by the Chinese for its medicinal properties.


So, what are the health benefits of drinking that brew next to your screen?

The tea plant, Camellia Sinensis, although having less than half the amount of caffeine than in coffee, could help improve alertness and focus. It is a rich source of flavonoids, polyphenol, theaflavins, thearubigins, catechins and tannins and fluoride, all playing a vital part in the functioning of the body. Many researchers have found that tea can help fight against digestive cancers, lower bad LDL cholesterol, reduce blood pressure, reduce sugar levels, lower the risk of stroke and boost heart and immune system health on the whole if consumed regularly in moderation.

 Did you know, if unaltered, tea is calorie-free! Tea catechins exert glycaemic control during consumption to break down fat buildup, minimising the chance of thickening fat streaks on artery walls. A lovely plain leafy brew (no fuss but gives the most tea attitude, my favourite kind!) with no added ingredients could make the perfect replacement drink to complement your healthy diet and weight loss goals. Furthermore, fluoride in tea can decrease tooth loss and reduce tooth enamel erosion, keeping your smile nice and bright!


The western cosmetic industry has recently discovered the dermatological benefits of tea. In addition to its positive health properties, tea has a calming and detoxifying effect on the skin as well as mopping up free radicals that cause the skin to sag. Some of the world’s top cosmetic companies are becoming deeply fascinated in various tea extracts for skin creams.

Our Chinese tea community strives to continue the legacy of supporting good health and promoting eco-environment protection practice throughout the fun journey of exploring the tea world.

This versatile elixir can be enjoyed in multiple ways. Tea time is any time, and every time is a good time. Tea drinking is a flavoursome and comforting way of getting through fluid each day. You can’t buy happiness but you can buy our Chinese tea, and that’s kind of the same thing! Why not spoil yourself with one or more varieties from our selections.


Tea time anytime anywhere

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