Morning puer tea
Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. - The Book of Tea
When you drink tea to start your day, you give your body and mind the fuel it needs all morning long. Our favorite morning tea is ripe puer tea because it is energizing and grounding.
Increases Energy & Focus - The caffeine in puer tea will give you a boost without the jitters. An 8-oz cup contains about 70mg of caffeine as opposed to an 8-oz cup of coffee which has about 100mg of caffeine.
Reduces Stress - In addition to an energy boost, tea also contains GABA which improves sleep and decreases anxiety. The amino acid l-Theanine is another component of tea that is responsible for its relaxing effects. The harmonious balance of energy and relaxation make tea a healthy beverage for those suffering with adrenal fatigue, anxiety, and heart conditions.
Decreases Cholesterol - Puer tea can help lower the risk of heart disease because it contains microbial lovastatin which lowers bad (LDL) cholesterol and triglycerides. At the same time, it helps increase the good (HDL) cholesterol.
Improves Digestion - Puer tea helps digest fats because of the lovastatin in the tea leaves.
Assists with Weight Loss - Because puer assists with digestion and the breakdown of fats, it can help with weight loss in addition to exercise and a healthy diet. It can also lower blood sugar and can have a cleansing effect on the body which adds to its weight loss benefits.
Prevents Cancer - High in antioxidants and vitamin C, puer tea can help prevent illnesses and cancer. Oxidized polyphenols work to eliminate disease causing free radicals and stop the production of cancer cells.
Whether at home or on-the-go, drinking tea during the day is easier than many people think. Consider trying puer tea as a great substitute for coffee.