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Drinking Tea and Its Benefits

Herbal tea's

These teas are not made from the Camellia sinensis plant and are often called herbal teas or tisanes. These include infusions of herbs, spices, fruits, and other parts of plants, such as leaves, flowers, buds, roots, and bark. Across many cultures, herbal teas have been used as medicines. They boast a variety of purported health benefits. Some popular types of herbal tea are peppermint, chamomile, fennel, sage, raspberry leaf, lemon, rosehip, nettle, cinnamon, rooibos, ginger, rose, and lavender.

WHITE Young leaf buds are plucked while they still have silvery or white hairs on them and quickly dried. White tea is rich in antioxidants.

GREEN Green leaves are picked and then heated to prevent them from discoloring. Green tea reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.

YELLOW The leaves are allowed to wither and yellow after being picked and are then dried. Yellow tea aids in digestion and is good for your skin.

OOLONG The leaves are wilted in the sun, bruised, and partially oxidized. Oolong tea helps aid tooth and bone strength.

BLACK The leaves are wilted, crushed, and fully oxidized. Black tea has been proven to reduce the risk of certain cancers.

POST-FERMENTED TEA This is the green tea that has been fermented and aged, such as Pu-erh tea. Post-fermented tea aids in circulation within the body.

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