Dubbed the “Ancient Chinese Secret to Weight Loss”, Wu Yi tea is starting to show up everywhere. Countless websites and magazine ads tout it as the “safe and natural way” to lose lots of weight in a short period of time and rave about its health benefits.
Recently a “new” tea has been cleverly marketed here in the states. These exaggerated claims are, surprisingly enough, based on truth.
But there’s one more secret about Wu Yi tea that we need to get out of the way. You see, Wu Yi tea isn’t some newly discovered Chinese secret…It’s actually a very well known type of tea called Oolong tea.
Marketing companies found out that there was a type of Oolong tea named after the region where it came from, the (WuYi Mountain range in China) and decided to use that name in an effort to make it seem like more of a newly discovered secret.
Marketing aside, Wu Yi tea actually delivers on many of its health claims. In fact, there have been many scientific studies that prove its effectiveness at, helping to facilitate weight loss, fighting diseases, enhancing mental function, clearing up skin, and improving digestion.
Let’s take a closer look at some of these health benefits…
Wu Yi Tea Boosts the Metabolism and Eliminates Fat: Wu Yi tea has components that stimulate the nervous system and jump start the metabolism. It also contains powerful antioxidants which activate an enzyme responsible for dissolving excess Triglyceride.
Wu Yi Tea Eliminates Cancerous Cells & Fights Diseases: Free radicals are toxins caused by poisons in the environment and are responsible for attacking cells in the body and causing maladies such as cancer and aging. Wu Yi tea contains powerful antioxidants that scavenge these toxins and keep your body in the best condition possible.
Wu Yi Tea Protects & Repairs Skin: Free radicals are also responsible for wrinkles and skin spots. As you read above, Wu Yi destroys these free radicals and prevents the damage. In fact, scientific studies have even proven that drinking Wu Yi tea can improve some skin conditions by over 50%.
Wu Yi Tea Promotes Focus and Clarity: Wu Yi tea contains ingredients that have stimulate the nervous system. Drinking it enhances nervous system function and promotes cerebral function and alertness.
Wu Yi Tea Promotes Oral Health: Wu Yi tea works as an anti-bacterial agent and helps to produce a clean alkaline environment in the body, which makes it hard for bacteria, fungus, and other toxic microbes to live there. This includes the bacteria responsible for bad breath.
Wu Yi Tea Strengthens the Immune System: Scientific studies have found that there’s a component in Wu Yi tea called theanine which may strengthen the immune sysem. One study was a four-week trial of eleven coffee drinkers and ten tea drinkers, who consumed 600ml of coffee or black tea daily. Blood sample analysis found that the production of anti-bacterial proteins was up to 5 times higher in the tea drinkers, an indicator of a stronger immune system.
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Writer: Christopher Fisher