Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up

Chinese Oolong Tea Reduces Health Hazards


Visitors: 278

Chinese Oolong tea is not all about snipping inches of stubborn fat from your waist – it is more than a slimming tea. Fermented halfway between a green tea and black tea, Chinese Oolong tea is widely acknowledged for its capacity to reduce health hazards. Westerners are turning in to the benefits of Chinese Oolong tea, as more and more scientific studies show up results. As one of the most celebrated tea in the world, Chinese Oolong tastes almost closer to its cousin green tea, minus the bitter grassy flavor. Oolong tea is often referred to as rich and intense with a fruity aroma and low in caffeine. Most of all, a cupful of Chinese Oolong tea can be refreshing and strong as black tea. The sweet lingering taste will stay in your mouth and soothe your throat.

Chinese Oolong Tea is Packed with Health Benefits:-

Healthy Heart:

Because of the combined qualities of black tea and green tea and only partially oxidized, Chinese Oolong tea can doubly respond to health hazards. Oolong tea is related to reducing chronic bodily conditions as inflammatory disorders, coronary artery diseases, and high cholesterol levels. Benefits are extended to better dental health, promoting strong bone structure, and a great looking skin by providing anti-oxidants. It has been found to promote healthy heart conditions by reducing triglycerides, cholesterols and atherosclerosis too.


Chinese Oolong tea is considered to be helpful in anti-aging, bringing down blood pressure and immunity-boosting. Various scientific researches reveal that the Chinese Oolong tea can help you digest food better, and sober up yourself. Natural polyphenols in Chinese Oolong tea acts as a major stress-buster that triggers the ‘feel good’ factor.

Consistent Weight Loss:

If you’re looking for a consistent weight loss regime, unlike drastic slimming techniques, Chinese Oolong tea can be the right way to do so. You can increase your daily consumption of Chinese Oolong tea from 5 to 10 cups and your body will respond to the change. You can feel the gush of energy and vitality.

Other than ‘polyphenol’, presence of two other anti-oxidants ‘catechin’ and ‘thearubigin’ in Chinese Oolong tea activate several enzymes and control the fat metabolism in human body. These polyphenolic compounds are also responsible for reducing free radicals that can pose health risks.

Clear Skin and Healthy Bones:

People suffering from eczema skin diseases can get results while consuming Chinese Oolong tea. Women specially would love to have glowing skin and the anti-oxidants present in Oolong tea helps it boost better dental health, superior bone structure and clear skin. Oolong tea drinkers can have lower risks of skin cancer.

Dental Health:

Studies reveal that Chinese Oolong tea shows encouraging results to suppress dental plaque deposition in humans and helps to prevent cavities.

Treat Type 2 Diabetes:

Chinese Oolong tea can help treating type 2 diabetic disorders lowering concentrations of plasma glucose and fructosamine. This herbal brew can also work as an appendage to other supplementary drugs for treating diabetes.

Growing popularity of Chinese Oolong tea among the western world has created greater scope for research for this peculiar variety of Chinese tea. While the enigma associated with the name Oolong (black dragon) stays there, more encouraging results add up to the goodness of Chinese Oolong tea – a perfect blend of good taste and good health.


Article Source:

Rate this Article: 
Chinese Green Tea More Than Just Health
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes

Related Articles:

Health Hazards of Smoking

by: Bill Byrne (April 02, 2007) 
(Health and Fitness)

Mobile Phones and Health Hazards

by: Palak Agarwal (July 23, 2008) 
(Communications/Mobile Cell Phone)

Cancer Cluster and Health Hazards

by: Stephen Lau (July 12, 2008) 

Health Hazards of Nightly Snoring

by: Dr. Anita Choudhary (July 22, 2008) 
(Health and Fitness/Sleep Snoring)

Health Hazards in Your Home Furnishings

by: Paula Cherrist (January 15, 2009) 
(Home Improvement/Furniture)

Containing Health Hazards with Waste Containers

by: Joel Jacob (January 04, 2011) 
(Health and Fitness/Healthcare Systems)

Hidden Health Hazards Snoring

by: Dr. Anita Choudhary (July 07, 2008) 
(Health and Fitness/Sleep Snoring)

REACH Regulation - Removing Health Hazards

by: Culk Limto (November 19, 2011) 
(Computers and Technology/Software)

Ventless Fireplaces - Protect Your Family From Potential Health Hazards

by: John C Stoner (December 09, 2007) 
(Home Improvement/Interior Design and Decorating)

Chinese Green Tea More Than Just Health

by: David Carloni (July 08, 2008) 
(Food and Drink/Tea)