Did you know that all the tea trees in the world descend from a single species; The thea (camellia) sinensis.
The most cultivated worldwide are the China and Assam trees. Its white flowers are small and
they’re usually grown in a garden and are found in large forests of small trees.
They grow in regions with hot and humid climates and light is very important for the formation of essential oils.
It should be preferably blurred, this means they are usually surrounded by taller trees that can provide
the shadow they need.
Among the different types of tea are black tea, green tea, pu-erh red tea, smoked tea, oolong tea and white tea.
Black tea is stimulating, fights fatigue both physically and mentally and is also a great digestive. It helps with
concentration and powers the short and long-term memory, keeping the mind more alert and helps strengthen
the immune system. Another plus is that the tannins have a therapeutic effect on intestinal pain.
Green tea is a fabulous antioxidant, eliminates bad cholesterol and is diuretic. It’s known as the drink of the
eternal youth thanks to the powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties it contains. It’s also good
to know that if applied directly on the skin it can help reduce the damage caused by the sun.
Pu-erh red tea
Pu erh red tea is a fantastic diuretic and apart helps to activate the metabolism of the liver. Great to take as a digestive
after meals as it favors the uptake of nutrients while helping to eliminate toxins. Add a few
pieces of ginger and a pinch of cinnamon and you will surprise your guests with this wonderful recipe.
This curious smoked tea is known to be roasted in copper bowls and then pressed in wooden barrels for later
fermentation. It helps prevent cardiovascular diseases since it’s low in caffeine. In this season
a cup helps to prevent colds and inflammation and it’s also rich in fluoride. It also helps fight tooth decay and
Oolong tea is a fabulous diuretic in addition to a great digestive. Its catechin-type antioxidants help fight
premature aging and scientific studies show that it can reduce cholesterol. Try preparing a recipe
of ice tea adding panela sugar, lemon and enjoy!
White tea is known as beauty tea and is the most antioxidant tea of all teas. It also restrains the appearance of wrinkles.
Its characteristical floral aroma and delicate flavor makes it perfect for those who are not so fond of tea.
It also helps to lose weight naturally by eliminating the toxins that we no longer need in addition to providing
vitamins and minerals.
As we have seen, teas have infinite properties for our health that help balance our body and mind.
Who wants a cup?
This month enjoy your November Senses Box with a tea full of flavor and health and take care of yorself with us!