Known as one of the most popular teas in the world throughout centuries, oolong tea is packed with healthy nutrients that present a lot of benefits to the body, mainly for the heart, mind, brain, and dental health. Regularly drinking the tea is observed to boost metabolism, improve brain function, and decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cancer. It also gives a calming effect that is great for easing stress, anxiety, and overwhelming emotions.
Weight loss aid
Increases mental alertness
Promotes healthy hair
Improves skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis
Stabilizes blood sugar
Prevents tooth decay
Forms stronger bones
Reduces risk of heart disease
Reduces pain from arthritis
Minimizes atherosclerosis (hardening of arteries)
Boosts immune system
Here’s how to make tea from Black Oolong leaves:
Put 1 to 2 teaspoons in a cup of hot water and let it steep for 5 to 10 minutes.
Strain the liquid and discard the dried leaves.
Add honey for sweetness!
Black oolong tea can be steeped as a standalone ingredient or be a part of an herbal tea blend.
*To enjoy it cold, just let it rest to room temperature and add ice.