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Meet the brother of green tea: the ban-tea

by Dianna Leon

Everyone knows green tea and its reputation for weight loss , but some people stop consuming it due to its bitter taste. With this, ban-tea , which is made from the same plant as green tea, has gained fame. equivalent health benefits and all this without the characteristic bitterness of the “brother”.

Green tea x Ban-tea

The two teas are made from the same plant, Camellia Sinensis, and the basic difference between the two is the taste, which is different due to the tea production process: while green tea is made from the younger leaves of Camellia Sinensis, Ban-tea is made from leaves that have remained attached to the foot for at least three years. Due to this greater amount of time in the foot, the older leaves, used in ban-tea, acquire medicinal properties that alkalinize the blood and increase the amount of mineral salts in its composition.

The health benefits

  • Ban-tea is rich in flavonoids, which means that it fights the premature aging of the organs and all the cells in the body.

    Anyone who suffers from oily skin should take this tea regularly. This is a great natural treatment for the problem. | Photo: Reproduction

  • The immune system benefits from the consumption of tea, which also helps to reduce the rates of bad cholesterol and prevent some types of cancer, thanks to the enormous amount of bioflavonoids and catechins, substances that prevent the alteration of cells, preventing the emergence of tumors.
  • Thanks to Tannin, a substance that is found in tea and has astringent properties, those who drink the tea daily will notice a decrease in skin oil.
  • It has the same slimming properties as green tea and speeds up metabolism.
  • It has diuretic power, thus reducing fluid retention.

very practical recipe

In addition to several health benefits, ban-tea is also very easy to make:

  1. In a pan (preferably iron) place a liter of water and three tablespoons full of the herb leaves.
  2. Bring the pan to the heat and turn it off as soon as the mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Cover the pot and keep the tea muffled for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Then strain and drink unsweetened.

If you don’t want to make a large amount at once, the option is to make only one cup, in which case a dessert spoon of the herb is enough to make the tea, which should remain “resting” for three minutes.

To access the wonders that ban-tea does on the body, it is advisable to consume four to six cups of it a day. There are no known contraindications and the tea can be consumed at any time of the day, including during meals.

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