Yellow tea is still a novelty in Brazil, being more common in the East. The drink that belongs to the Camellia sinenis family (which derives from black, green, red and white teas), has benefits for the body that can surpass its considered “cousin-brothers”.
The benefits of this powerful drink are numerous. Starting with its powerful slimming power, being an important ally (again, even better than green tea) for those who want to lose a few pounds and maintain a balanced and healthy diet.
Yellow tea also helps lower bad cholesterol, slows cell aging, prevents fluid retention, preventing bloated bodies, heart and blood circulation diseases, brings several benefits to the nervous system, accelerates carbohydrates and lipid metabolism, reduces respiratory allergies, fights cellulite and helps eliminate toxins from the body.
You don’t have to worry about losing sleep due to yellow tea, as the dose of caffeine in the drink is low, and up to four cups a day can be ingested.
In addition to having superior benefits, yellow tea also has a smoother, more pleasant taste. The downside is that it can be a little more expensive than the others, as the product is imported from China.
The drink is contraindicated for pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding, children and those with stomach problems.
How to make yellow tea
- 5 tablespoons (dessert) of the herb;
- 1 liter of water.
Method of preparation
Put the water on the fire and don’t let it come to a boil. When the first air balls at the bottom start to form and they start to rise, turn off the heat. Put the herb in the water and wait for five minutes. Strain and consume.