What is Pu-erh Tea?

Pu-erh tea is taken from the stems and leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis. This is a similar plant used for making oolong, green and black teas. Although a similar plant source is used, these different teas are done by different processes used. After harvesting is finished, there are two stages involved in processing the pu-erh tea.

 

Throughout the first process, tea leaves are being prepared the same as green tea. Throughout the next stage, the leaves go through a fermentation process and then lengthen storage, also known as "aging". A Pu-erh tea that has been aged well for a very long period of time would taste better than the usual one.

 

However, it could also taste a bit stale or smell musty due to moulds and bacteria that often affects the tea during the very long process oof aging.

 Pu-erh tea is made mainly in the district of Yunnan located in the southwestern area of China. This tea has also achieved a huge popularity in Taiwan. In addition, Pu-erh tea is utilized as medicine.

 

Pu-erh tea can be used to improve sharp thinking and the same with mental alertness. It could also be helpful in combating obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes.


How does puerh tea work ?


Pu-erh tea has caffeine, however, it does not have much caffeine compared to other teas. Caffeine functions by the stimulation of the nervous system, muscles and heart. Pu-erh tea also has antioxidants including other substances that may help protect your heart, including the blood vessels.

 

There is something interesting when using pu-erh tea if you want to lower your cholesterol, far from other teas, it has little amounts of lovastatin. Lovastatin is considered a prescription medicine that is currently utilized in lowering cholesterol.

 

Professionals think that bacteria would often contaminate pu-erh tea and would make the lovastatin somehow during the route of their life cycle. Animal researchers suggest that the pu-erh tea could lower definite blood fats also known as triglycerides. In addition, it might also increase good high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

 

Packaging

 

Coffee Pu'erh tea is packaged in an in-store standard foil pouch. It is also resealable, however, it is missing its signature coded colour sticker that would help to identify the kind of tea inside. Coffee Pu'erh's appearance of a dry leaf looks chocolate brown in colour.

 

Pu-erh tea effectivity

 

Mental alertness

 

The caffeine found in Pu-erh tea can prevent a big decline in sharp thinking and alertness when taken throughout the day.

 

Obesity

Early research explains that if you take pu-erh tea, it reduces the stomach fat and body weight by a chunk of amount, especially for overweight adults.


 Alcoho reacts with Pu-erh Tea


Our body will break down the caffeine found in pu-erh tea in order to dispose of it. Taking alcohol could lower the tendency on how quickly your body breaks down caffeine. If you take pu-erh tea and have alcohol in a short period, this might bring a lot of caffeine into your bloodstream and the side effects of having too much caffeine include headache, jitteriness and a fast heartbeat.


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