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Intro to Gunpowder Tea

Chinese gunpowder tea was first introduced to Taiwan in the 19th century; it was dated back to the Tang Dynasty. Gunpowder tea originates from China mostly Pingshui in the Zheijing Province. It is a form of Chinese green tea; its leaves are withered; steamed, rolled then it is to be dried. Today the method of rolling the leaves is by using a machine. But the highest grades are still rolled by hand. Rolling allows retaining the aroma and flavouring. The English name “Gunpowder Tea” is the fact that it resembles to grains of black powder. There are different types of Gunpowder tea, based on the types of leaves; Pingshui Gunpowder or Temple of Heaven Gunpowder, Formosa Gunpowder, and Ceylon Gunpowder and our Favorite green gunpowder tea Tangy gunpowder tea :

Benefits of Gunpowder Tea

Please note that these are just benefits that we have found online, we are not doctors or anything like that. So if you want to know 100% what tea, or anything else can do in your body, we suggest you speak to a doctor or nutritionist.

There are many benefits Gunpowder tea can offer; it has many antioxidants that defend against free radicals and oxidative stress, it includes EGCG that fights free radicals thus prevent the growth of cancer cells.

  • Helps in the reduction of breast cancer.
  • Helps in cancer-preventative measures by building the preferred amount of polyphenols in the body through green tea and the antioxidants that green tea provides.
  • Helps in preventing rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Helps in reduction of oesophageal cancer.

Possible health benefits of Gunpowder Green tea

Prevents cardiovascular diseases, reduces the risk of coronary artery disease; It lowers the cholesterol triglyceride levels that not only prevent type II diabetes but improves glucose tolerance and insulin sensibility that helps control diabetes. Gunpowder tea will also prevent the clotting of blood. Gunpowder tea is very useful for ailments; digestive problems and indigestion.

To those whom want to lose a few pounds. Gunpowder tea will help you lose weight; it helps burn fat and builds muscles, because of the catechins, caffeine; and theanien present in Gunpowder tea. Because of catechins, flavonoids; and minerals present in Gunpowder tea, your metabolism will improve. It helps boost your metabolic rate assisting you to burn fat; a much better and healthier work out drink; Take Gunpowder tea while working out.
Rejuvenates the mind giving the energy you’re needed. Sit and relax take a cup, read a book be at peace. Enjoy life with a cup of Healthy.

A cup of tea would restore my normality.”― Douglas Adams

Gunpowder Tea has a big role in our body when used. Intake 2-3 cups every day. Your body will surely be guided. Live healthy, be healthy; take this every day; exercise! Eat healthy foods. Surely your body and mind will feel great! As noted before there are a lot of health benefits of green tea so drink lots and be happy and healthy!
Why not try organic? Why not start to have a more healthy heart, a healthy body? Try drinking Gunpowder tea every day and see the results!