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Wu Long tea has been prized by the Chinese for it beneficial effects on health for hundreds of years.

There are many health effects of tea. Click on the linksbelow to bring you to the section that interests you. And please send us an email if you would like to see the source articles.

Check back on this page frequently, as we gather all the information about Wu Long tea we can for you.

If you'd like to read the original scientific papers on the health benefits of Wu Long tea, please email us at info@infusium-tea.com and we will be happy to share our archive of materials with you.

  • Q: What is the scientific evidence supporting Wu Long Tea?
    • 1. Basics of Tea
      • Tea comes from the Camellia family and is native to China. When the British went to India, they imported tea from China and eventually developed their own strain of tea. Thus, all tea comes from the same family of plants and all teas are very closely related. The only difference between teas made from the Camellia plant is the degree of oxidation of the tea leaves. Oxidation is also known as fermention. However, no microorganisms are involved in this process. Instead, fermentation refers to the the browning of the leaves as they are bruised and exposed to air. The process if very similar to the browning of an apple when exposed to air.

        Wu Long tea has long been made in China through a special process involving exposure to the air. What this does is spur chemical reactions between substances within tea. This process also gives the different types of tea their distinct flavor and color.Wu Long tea belongs between green tea and black tea in classification. Because it is neither full oxidized, nor left in its natural state, much skill is required to pick out a properly prepared batch of Wu Long. Wu Long tea is truly a craft on par with winemaking.

        To oxidize tea, manufactures harvest the tea leaves and hand roll the leaves to bruise them, exposing them to air for a period of time that requires artisan precision and experience. The leaves are then roasted in a pan coated with tea oil in order to lock in the flavor. Then, the leaves are dried and stored in a cool place for distribution.

        The grade of Wu Long depends on the age of the tea plants and the portion of the plant from which the tea leaves are picked. The younger the leaves used for tea, the higher the grade. Our Wu Long is a premium grade from mature Wu Long plants. However, we also provide rarer, higher grades of Wu Long that are picked from the spring buds of the tea plant. Because these buds occur only in the Spring, they are only available to our subscription customers and are considered a rare luxury even higher than the finest white teas.

        If you'd like to read the original study, please email us at info@infusium-tea.com.

  • Q: What is Wu Long tea?
    • A: Wu Long tea is a partially oxidized tea from the Fujian Province in Southeast China. This tea has been cultivated for hundreds of years in China.
  • Q: Is your Wu Long tea 100% Wu Long? Are there any additives?
    • A: The tea we sell is 100% Wu Long tea. It does not contain any additional dietary supplements, diet aids, or any other additives. We offer both loose tea and Wu Long teabags that contain 100% Wu Long tea that will make your daily tea experience healthy and exciting.
  • Q: Does Wu Long tea contain caffeine?
    • A: Yes, this tea contains caffeine - about the same amounts as black and green tea. Though it is important to remember tea has a slightly altered variation of caffeine that tends to modulate spikes in energy. So you will not feel the rush coffee gives, but rather a more sustained rise in energy.
  • Q: How do I brew Wu Long tea?
    • A: Use water that is just below boiling, and use 1-2 teaspoons per cup. Brew for about 2-4 minutes, or to desired strength.
  • Q: Will Wu Long tea help me lose weight?
    • A: It is suggested by numerous studies that this tea can be an aid in fat-loss.Wu Long tea contains powerful anti-oxidant "Polyphenols", and "Flavanoids which are believed to have a role in activating the enzymes in the body that break down body fat. IN addition, Wu Long is known to raise body fat metabolism in rats by switching their bodies mechanisms to survive on Essential Fatty Acids rather than sugar. Wu Long also suppresses the appetite while moderating blood sugar levels so that you can begin to kick the sugar habit without enduring the mood swings this often brings. However, any claims about the exact ability of Wu Long tea to be a weight-loss aid have not been evaluated by the FDA.
  • Q: Does Wu Long burn calories better than Green Tea?
    • A: Wu Long tea burns 2.5 times more calories than authentic Japanese green tea. In a new study published in the Journal of Medical Investigation, scientists from Japan's University of Tokushima School of Medicine found that people who regularly consumed this tea experienced over twice the calorie-burning results of those who drank the same amount of authentic Japanese green tea. We will also give you direct links to new articles and science articles that discuss this about Wu Long.
  • Q: Does Wu Long reduce the fattening effects of carbs?
    • A: Eating too many carbohydrates causes weight gain by increasing insulin levels (insulin is your body's "fat-storing" hormone). But a new study from scientists at the Suntory Research Center in Osaka, Japan, shows that drinking premium Wu Long tea 15 minutes before eating carbohydrates helps "blunt" the rise in insulin you normally get after eating carbs. But remember, cutting too many carbs can be unhealthy. Find a balance of protein, carbs, and good fats like omega-3s from fish and nuts.
  • Q: What does Wu Long do for your skin?
    • A: 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 tea daily dramatically clear up skin . Other studies have shown tea flavanoids to revitalize dying skin cells in the test tube. The used bags of Wu Long have many uses. A cool teabag over your eyes soothes and works as a treatment for puffy bags.
  • Q: Does Wu Long tea fight the aging process?
    • A: Free radicals are damaging substances in our body caused by ultra-violet rays, chemical food additives, pollution, and stress. As you grow older, the amount of free radicals in your body increases naturally. Unfortunately, research links these damaging substances to many signs of aging including wrinkles, dark spots, and certain diseases. In one 2004 study by Dr. Kenichi Yanagimoto and colleagues from the University of California, Davis, people who drank Wu Long tea daily experienced a remarkable 50% reduction in free radicals within just 15 days!
  • Q: Does Wu Long tea promote healthy teeth?
    • A: Wu Long is a powerful anti-bacterial and kills plaque while leaving a film of resin that helps protect teeth. In addition, Wu Long Tea has naturally occuring flouride to strength teeth. A new study from the Department of Dentistry at Japan's Osaka University shows the regular consumption of Wu Long tea strengthens teeth and helps prevent tooth decay by significantly inhibiting plaque deposition.
  • Q: What are the effects of Wu Long on the immune system?
    • A: According to a new 2004 study published in the scientific journal ANTIOXIDANTS & REDOX SIGNALING, test subjects who consumed Wu Long tea were found to have a stronger immune system and a significantly lower risk for infections such as the common cold.
  • Q: Do you accept international orders?
    • A: Yes. All international orders will be billed an additional 15 USD for shipping via Fedex International Priority

**The statements on these pages have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. As individuals differ, their results will differ, even when following the same method. Disclaimer: Before using this product, please consult with your healthcare professional if you are pregnant, nursing, diabetic, or if you have any medical conditions or are taking any medicines. Dietary supplements can affect the way medicines work. If you are given a prescription for medicine, always tell your healthcare professional what dietary supplements you are taking.

 

In addition to its slimming properties, Infusium Wu Long™ tea is a powerful anticarcinogen and antimutagen. Click here to learn more about the scientific properties of Wu Long. In addition to the camilla senesis plant.

 

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