At only two pluckings per year, loose leaf white tea is the least processed of all teas and contains the same types of antioxidants as loose leaf green tea-although in greater quantity.
The antioxidants in quality loose leaf white tea are found to have amazing health promoting properties including boosting cardiovascular health, helping to lower cholesterol, reducing the risk of cancers as well as enhancing weight loss.
White tea contains tannins, fluoride, & flavonoids such as catechins & polyphenols; responsible for the various benefits that white tea provides.
White tea provides relief to diabetic people with symptoms such as decreased plasma glucose levels, increased insulin secretion and excessive thirst (polydipsia).
White tea contains nutrients & antimicrobial qualities that protect the human body against the occurrence of diseases.
White tea is also known for reducing anxiety & improving skin conditions when used topically.
White tea may refer to one of several styles of tea which generally feature young or minimally processed leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant.
White tea's name derives from the fine silvery-white hairs on the unopened buds of the tea plant, which give the plant a whitish appearance.