5 Benefits of Wu Yi Oolong Tea

Tea has been around for centuries but it is only recent that it has been getting attention around the world. As the people’s interest in tea grow, so is the number of studies and research devoted to uncovering its many health benefits.

One particular variety of tea that has these amazing health benefits is the Wu Yi oolong tea. All tea come from the plant called Camellia Sinensis. The type of tea that you get varies according to the end process that it undergoes. In the case of a Wu Yi oolong tea, it’s partially oxidized at the end.

There are many types of the oolong tea and one of them is the Wulong, a slang term invented by an American company. Oolong is Black Dragon tea in Chinese and it has a smooth flavor that is determined according to the quality of the tea. The name Wu Yi came about when American tea-producing companies coined the term for their particular brand of oolong tea.

Wu Yi oolong tea originated from, where else but the Wu Yi Mountains in the northwest Fujian province of China. It is popularly referred to as “semi-fermented” tea which gives a very delicious brew but also complicated to make. It has a roasted mineral flavor with an orchid fragrance, a sweet aftertaste and no hint of bitterness.

5 Benefits of Wu Yi Oolong Tea

Wu Yi oolong tea is not only known for its unique taste and flavor but it also has tremendous health benefits and therapeutic effects.

Here are 5 amazing health benefits that you can get from the Wu Yi oolong tea:

1. Like most tea, Wu Yi oolong has antioxidants that help the body fight free radicals.

2. This tea has different polyphenols and they are catechins, ECCG, Thearubigin and Theaflavin. If you drink this tea regularly, you will get lots of vitamins and minerals–more so than the common vegetables that we eat.

3. A research suggests that the Wu Yi oolong tea is good for people who are on a diet. It acts as a natural appetite suppressant. This means that drinking this tea will reduce your inclination for eating too much and drinking it before a meal will help burn carbohydrates and calories making it an affective fat eliminator.

4. Wu Yi oolong tea helps your body absorb vitamins and minerals and utilize them to promote health and wellness in your system. It is very useful for making your skin clear and smooth.

5. People who drink Wu Yi oolong tea are less likely to suffer from hypertension and it is effective for reducing stress as well as levels of cortisol. It also promotes mental alertness.

All in all, the Wu Yi oolong tea is your perfect partner for a healthy lifestyle or safe dieting. Pamper your heart, skin and your overall body to a healthy and refreshing Wu Yi oolong tea.


Ann Trenton has been writing Internet articles on different health subjects for the past several years. She is a registered nurse who began writing stories as a little girl. She enjoys writing articles and blog posts about tea and tea time.

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