Time for a TeaTox! Also known as a Detox with Tea...
The 3 Best Detox Teas For Weight Loss:
1. Green Tea
Green Tea is king when it comes to health benefits. It's packed with antioxidants that can help flush free radicals from the body. In fact, it has a particularly high concentration of EGCG, or epigallocatechin—a tea catechin that is known to aid weight loss. The tea boosts metabolism, which helps the body burn fat more efficiently. Check out our Jasmine Pearl Green Tea or Serenitea Blooming Green Tea!
2. Oolong Tea
Oolong Tea, or wulong tea, is a Chinese tea that is partially oxidized. The oxidation can range from 8 to 80 percent depending on the technique and tea master's desires. Lightly oxidized teas are typically sweet and mild while heavily oxidized oolongs are robust and earthy.
Like green tea, oolong tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant. It boasts a large number of antioxidants and natural ingredients that eliminate toxins and free radicals that can increase the risk of stress-related weight gain.
Oolong tea has been shown to reduce lipids in the liver. In fact, one study found that EGCG and theaflavins in oolong tea help to decrease weight loss and detoxify the body. The tea catechins inhibit lipogenesis—the metabolic formation of fats. Researchers also found that oolong tea inhibits pancreatic lipase activity, resulting in a decrease of fat absorption and an increase of fat expulsion in waste. Check out our Iron Goddess Oolong Tea!
3. Puerh Tea
Puerh Tea uses its oxidative properties to deliver increased levels of oxygen, which enhances circulation and blood flow. By delivering more oxygen to the brain, Puerh tea can help combat headaches and migraines and reduces free radicals that can cause serious illnesses.
In traditional Chinese medicine, Puerh tea has been used to aid the spleen and stomach in filtering toxins throughout the body. Puerh tea contains simple sugars and microorganisms that help the spleen cleanse blood and eliminate free radicals. You can consume Puerh tea daily to enjoy consistent effects or use it periodically as a cleanse to restore your body's essential functions. Check out our Puerh Tea!
Why Choose A Tea Detox:
Detox teas are true teas or herbal teas that contain phytonutrients that help to improve weight loss. They do this by accelerating metabolism and increasing the body's fat burning abilities. They also promote a healthy liver by streamlining liver function and clearing out the digestive tract.
Doing a tea detox can help accelerate weight loss by reducing stress. Antioxidants and polyphenols in tea work to eliminate free radicals—compounds that cause oxidative stress. These increased stress levels can cause everything from weight gain to premature aging.
The antioxidants in detox tea work to flush out these toxins, helping you maintain a healthy weight. They also eliminate wastes thanks to their mild laxative effects. By detoxing your body, you can help restart healthy body functions and jump-start your metabolism.
Doing A Tea Detox:
Drinking detox teas may help you reach your weight loss goals more quickly. It can also help to rid your body of harmful pathogens and free radicals that have been linked to serious disease. You can choose detox herbal teas or true teas depending on your flavor preferences. You can also opt for tea bags, which are great for convenience or loose leaf varieties that pack in the health benefits.
Losing weight isn't just about drinking weight loss tea. Make sure to exercise regularly—around 30 minutes 5 to 6 times per week—and eat a healthy diet. You can also pair your detox tea with a detox diet to maximize results.
We hope you will enjoy a lovely TeaTox in the near future, and a great way to brew + serve your tea is in a beautiful, handblown glass teaset, that way you can see the leaves as they steep. It's very relaxing to watch them dance and sway in the water!