Be wary of the hype of those miracle weight loss claims. Tea and tisanes do not work magic but they can assist in losing weight and maintaining healthy weight through a variety of functions (thermogenesis, anti-angiogenic, reduction in fat absorption). Here is our pick of brews for those wanting to slim down and be healthy.
Senna leaves are known to help relieve constipation, especially habitual constipation.
A perfect digestif after a heavy meal and one of the secrets to keeping slim. Dark roasted plums and burnt vanilla wood with mulled dried orange.
We think you’ll love:
Long Jing - Dragonwell
First flush, pre-qing-ming Long Jing picked on 8th March from 40-year-old bushes of the small leaf variety. Sweet adzuki beans, lemon shortbread and palmier.
Organic Oolong processed in low oxygen to increase GABA to 200mg per 100g. Summer rain, apricot jam, wet wood and chestnut honey.
Ancient tree Raw Gushu PuErh from Da Xue Shan forests in Yunnan. Banana pudding, wild strawberries, flint and green bamboo.