Facts about Pu-erh Tea
It is believed that puer tea originated from Yunnan, China, It is also well-known as aged or vintage tea, It is a type of tea that was harvested from the large leaves of Camellia sinensis long time ago from Yunnan and transported all the way to Tibet or Peking, Due to the long distance, the travel takes up to months and sometimes years before it can reach its destination, Something wondrous happened during the extended periods of delivery.
And this is where they discovered that the packaged compressed bricks of tea, has eventually aged and fermented during the lengthy travel, The tea altered its color from green to amber and then ultimately turned into dark teak, The taste also developed into something livelier, richer, fruitier and smoothe.
The resulting tea is known as of to date as the Pu-erh tea, which became highly sought-after back then not only because of its taste but also due to its medicinal properties.
Types of Pu-erh tea
It comes in two variations:
1, The Green "Sheng" or is also called as raw, uncooked, green health tea.
2, Black "Shu" or is also called ripe, cooked tea.
Both green and black varieties follow the same process of production, only the black variety heaps the leaves to start the fermentation process, The output are then set in a different place for aging, Pu-erh tea on the other hand dries the leaves in sunlight the forming / rolling step process, which gives it a unique flavor.
What are the Health Benefits of Pu-erh Tea?
1, It helps in digestion and breaking down of fats.
2, It has found to be accepted in the treatment of arteriosclerosis, colds, and hepatitis.
3, It has the ability to lower bad cholesterol and helps increase HDL or the good cholesterol.
4, It offers a high level of Vitamins C, which is considered as one of the most effective and safest nutrients, because of its water-solubility properties, In addition, vitamin C or Ascorbic Acid is also a powerful antioxidant:
a, which helps combat stroke
b, treat cancer
c, boost body's immune system.
d, repair wounds
e, control asthma
f, cure diabetes
f, prevents heart disease
g, treats common cold
h, treats scurvy
i, cure lead toxicity
j, cure cataracts
k, lower hypertension
l, improve the proper dilation of blood vessels to prevent heart attack or heart failure
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Oct 30th , 2017