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Jasmine Tea Health Benefits

One of China’s most popular teas is Jasmine tea; it is made using green tea, but can also be made from oolong tea. The jasmine plant is grown at high elevations in the mountains. Jasmine tea produced in the Chinese province of Fujian has the best reputation.

 

Jasmine tea is particularly healthy because it is high in a group of powerful antioxidants known as catechins.

 

What makes jasmine tea unique is its pleasant, delicate aroma. This comes from blending the tea leaves with petals from the jasmine flower.

 

Jasmine tea is also widely known to lower blood pressure, strengthen the immune system, lower cholesterol levels and regulate aging processes in our bodies.

 

It is claimed that drinking jasmine tea can assist those who want to lose weight.

 

It also possesses sedative qualities and is said to help prevent strokes, arterial sclerosis and heart attacks.

 

Using Jasmine tea can also assist with relieving headaches and respiratory problems.

 

It helps to balance fluids in the body, making it a good choice for those suffering from water retention caused by PMS or any other medical condition.

 

The antioxidants in jasmine tea can help protect your body against damage from free radicals.

 

Free radicals are oxidized molecules that have unpaired electrons.

 

As they circulate through your body, they steal electrons from other molecules to replace the ones they are missing. This process can damage your body’s cells.

 

The soothing effect of green tea combined with the scent of jasmine is very beneficial for stress relief.

 

It helps relieve anxiety and tension. It can also reduce symptoms of pain, headaches and muscle aches.

 

Some studies have shown that the scent of jasmine can lower heart rates and produce a calming, serene effect on the senses.

 

Jasmine tea has some antiviral and antibacterial properties that help in the prevention of colds and influenza. It is widely believed that gargling with jasmine tea can prevent illness.

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