Keep your digestion tip top during the Holiday’s

Digestive challenges from rich foods, and sugary drinks? Oolong tea from Da Cha Teas can help. Read on.

Once again it’s this wonderful time of year when we enjoy and feast on life’s bounty. Time again to gather round with friends and family to celebrate life and share specialty foods and fancy drinks.  Lovely as this is, it makes keeping ourselves in peak digestive condition challenging. One little resourceful remedy you can always have at the ready is Organic oolong tea.

“People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.”
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Need a little digestive help?

Since Ancient Times Chinese physicians would use tea in medicinal ways. Oolong was discovered to have unique properties that broke up and dispelled fats from the digestive organs, making it an ideal elixir during and after a meal. Soothing to digestion and aiding in the assimilation of foods, the results are quite immediate.

 

“The polyphenol compound found in oolong tea is very effective in controlling the metabolism of fat in the body. It activates certain enzymes, thereby enhancing the functions of fat cells in the body”. – organicfacts.net

Highly revered in China as all that is exotic, enticing, aromatic, flavorful, visually captivating and delicious, one can truly get carried away in the complexity of flavor of a well crafted Oolong.  Oolong acquires its original name of Wulong or the Dark Dragon, with associating the long dark curly leaf style resembling the silhouette of China’s greatly revered mystical dragon.

Oolong’s have been described as a cross between green and black tea. This is a broad  generalization but tells us that Oolong is only partially oxidized but not as fully as a black tea. ( Oxidation refers to a series of chemical reactions that result in the browning of tea leaves and the production of flavor and aroma in finished teas)

Savy Elephants having their Oolong after a large meal

Savy Elephants having their Oolong after a large meal

Oolongs possess a diverse range and sophisticated rewarding flavor such as peach, apricot, honey, leather, amber, and sandalwood, mushroom, and mineral. The finish is long and sweet with a light astringency. Because of their mature large leaf, Oolongs can yield remarkable flavor through third and fourth infusions, giving your stomach the much needed ease you might be looking for.

Enjoy these two favorite Oolongs from Da Cha Teas and enjoy your holiday.

Organic Phoenix Oolong is toasty aroma, brisk, but smooth, with a sweet finish and peach undertones.  You will enjoy the addition of winter peach and apricots to fill your cup with energy to rise up in good cheer. http://shop.dachateas.com/Organic-Phoenix-Oolong-1040.htm

Organic Quilan Oolong or rare orchid . Quilan is complex in earthen tones, with hints of mushroom, and leather. Roasted chestnuts also come to the cup, which is aromatic and satisfying. http://shop.dachateas.com/Organic-Chinese-Quilan-Oolong-Select-1009.htm

 

 

 

 

 

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