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The Famous Chinese Oolong Tea.

Updated on August 10, 2013

The Famous Chinese Oolong Tea

One of the Chinese cultures, favorite teas is the Oolong tea also named the Wulong tea. It has been a favorite since the early 16th century. In fact the Buddhist, trained monkeys to climb trees and gather leaves to make the best flavor of this cherished tea, which is actually holds the name Monkey Picked Oolong tea. This tea comes in a variety of flavors and strengths.


This tea is considered to be number one out of all the other types of tea because it is picked from the top of the tree and has an orchid fragrance with a charming flavor. If you prefer a taste with a distinctive flavor, then you should try the Phoenix Mountain Dan Cong Oolong Tea. This tea was created only for imperil consumption. The leaves of this tea are gently hand pulled and provide a fantastic honey sugariness that leaves a nutty taste in your mouth.


Another, top rated tea is the Maharaja Chai Oolong tea. This particular tea is known for its rich spicy taste. It holds the flavor of cinnamon, clove, ginger and cardamom. If you like any of these teas and drink them on a daily basis, then maybe you would like to know that you are helping your metabolism control your stored fat levels.


Oolong tea carries polyphenols which helps your body control obesity. Polyphenol activates your fat dissolving enzyme, which will help speed up your metabolism. With a faster metabolism you will increase your chance of losing. Oolong tea can help you lose weight in a timely manner. It will not shed pounds in days.


If you do make a lifestyle change by adding tea to your everyday meals, then it will start activating those dormant enzymes on a regular basis. So in the long run, tea is very beneficial to your health. Tea’s health benefits do not end with losing weight.


It also has many other medicinal healing advantages. Camellia Sinensis, which is the species of plant that oolong tea is originated from, has been studied for 4,700 years beginning in China. The early emperor Shennong also known as the Emperor of Five Grains, is known for teaching the Chinese how to heal abstracts, tumors, and bladder ailments with oolong tea. In Japan, they have found that Oolong tea cleans and protects the lungs.


This is done by how the volatile aromatic fumes affect the lungs. These fumes suspend a gas into the liquid part of the tea, which causes these elements to be oozed into the bloodstream through the lungs. As the cleaning gases pass through the soft lung tissue, with each breath they remove most of the toxic deposits that are lodged into the bronchia and air sacs a little at a time. The toxins are permanently removed from the body by coughing and spitting up.


Since the scientist have discovered this amazing healing power that the tea provides for the lungs they have tested it on the heaviest smokers in the world, which are the Japanese and Chinese. They wanted to know if the aromatic gases would help prevent lung cancer in smokers. Their research resulted in the finding that the individuals who drank tea every day had lower rates of lung cancer.


Along with polyphenols, oolong tea also contains catechins. With the two of these working together they increase the bodies’ detoxification process, which results in a greater protection, from toxins that create tumors. The discovery of the antioxidants ability to conquer the creation of tumors has brought a lot of attention to its ability to prevent cancer, especially in the lungs and in the liver.


Both of these organs are the ones that are the most exposed to toxins that are in the air, food, and water. Because they are the two major filters your body possesses that filter these deadly poisons out of your body. The tea also helps prevent cancer when it is in the bloodstream with its tough alkaline actions. This is done by counter reacting with the extreme acidity that is known to be one of the reasons cancer is created. Doctors are starting to highly recommend adding tea to your everyday routines.

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      Nguyen Thanh Minh 

      6 years ago from Viet Nam

      Great post. I love the picture and the name Monkey Picked Oolong tea, too.

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