Pu-erh tea helps you to lose weight by helping to increase the speed of digestion. Pu-erh tea will accelerate the movement of fat from the stomach to the colon without giving the fat time to be absorbed by the body. It can also help you to lose weight by speeding up your metabolism, as well the caffeine present in this tea triggers your body to secrete hormones responsible for metabolizing stored fatty acids in fat cells. The best time to drink a cup of Pu-erh tea for weight loss is one hour after a meal, so that the Pu-erh tea can remove excess grease and help your body eliminate unwanted, leftover, and hard-to-digest fats. Avoid drinking Pu-Erh tea before a meal since while cleansing your system, it can make you hungrier and cause you to overeat, resulting in potential weight gain. When you do eat, try to avoid fatty foods as Pu-erh tea can only remove so much residue and fat in your stomach and digestive organs.
Pu-Erh tea, also known as Yunnan, is a variety of fermented tea produced exclusively in the Yunnan province of China. This “aged” or “vintage tea” is unlike any tea in the world, but Westerners can appreciate its similarities in taste to fine wine; and like fine wine, Pu-Erh tea undergoes strict regulations to ensure the highest quality and authenticity. And just like wine, with each year stored, the taste of Pu-Erh becomes more defined, flavourful and smooth. Pu-Erh tea is highly valued in Chinese medicine, helping to target an array of health issues, and popularly used to control weight and aid in digestion.
Aged Pu-Erh tea leaves (Yunnan)
1 full tsp 8 oz. cup 212°F 2-4 min.
Tried & Tested Tips
To prevent any bitterness in taste, avoid over-steeping (unless you plan to add milk or cream)
2-4 minutes of steeping will already produce a very rich brew.
Use boiling water when preparing Pu-Erh tea.
This Pu-Erh (Yunnan) tea produces a very rich brew. Excellent with milk or cream.
Suitable with white sugar, brown sugar, honey, rock sugar, agave, maple syrup and sweetener. For the purposes of a strict weight loss regimen, drink Pu-Erh tea without any added elements.