Oolong / Wu-Long Tea

Oolong teas are among the most difficult to make well and require as much art as science. To make a great oolong tea requires not only the best and youngest whole tea leaves available, but also an artist to turn those leaves into delicious oolong tea.
Oolong Tea Health Benefits:
A study published in 2003 in the Journal of Medical Investigation by entitled “Oolong Tea Increases Energy Metabolism in Japanese Females” which studied the effects of Wu-Long tea drinking on women showed a high correlation of weight loss with Wu-long tea consumption. In a new study published in the academic journal Archives of Dermatology, researchers from Japan’s Shiga University of Medical Science found that drinking Wu-Long daily
dramatically clears up skin within just one month. 
In one 2004 study by Dr. Kenichi Yanagimoto and colleagues from the University of California, Davis, people who drank Wu-Long daily experienced a remarkable 50 percent reduction in free radicals within just 15 days!
A new study from Japan’s Osaka University shows the regular consumption of Wu-Long strengthens teeth and helps prevent tooth decay by significantly inhibiting plaque deposition.
And maybe the most notable testament to the power of Oolong tea comes from the  Chinese pharmaceutical book Bencao Shiyi (The Compendium of Materia Medica), which says the  tea “will make one live long and stay in
good shape.”

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