White Tea

White tea is characterized by heavy withering and slight oxidation in processing. When making green tea, high heat is applied to kill the enzymes and stop the oxidation process. In contrast, when making white tea, fresh tea leaves are left to wither for up to 3 days.

Health benefits of White tea:

  •  White tea will help protect the body from damage by free radicals.
  • White tea may have profound power against cancer-causing cells and against many different types of cancer, such as colon, prostate, and stomach cancers.
  • It helps lower high blood pressure, maintain a healthy one and guards against the ravages of stroke.
  • This helps prevent hardening of the arteries and blockage of blood flow.
  • White tea protects the heart and the entire circulatory system.
  • White tea may also have beneficial effects for sufferers of arthritis and osteoporosis.
  • White tea contains small amounts of fluoride and other nutrients which keeps the teeth strong and healthy. It also kills the bacteria which causes plaque, tooth decay, and bad breath.
  • White tea protects the skin and helps to reverse some of the damage. Drinking white tea promotes healthy and radiant skin.

 

Nutrients of White tea:

White tea is rich of vitamins and minerals like niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C and vitamin E that body needed.

 

Dosage on drinking White tea:

Studies show that 2-4 cups of white tea a day yield greater health benefits than only one cup.

 

Side Effects and Warnings:

Side effects associated with white tea are primarily caused by its caffeine content. Some of the most common side effects of internal white tea consumption include insomnia, dizziness and gastrointestinal discomfort. Topical application of white tea extract may cause skin irritation.

For more information about White tea, visit link below:

White tea at Wiki
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White tea at Health Diaries
White tea at Dr. Weil Blog