Red Tea Yunnan - Camellia sinensis K.
Red Tea Yunnan - Camellia sinensis K.

Red Tea Yunnan - Camellia sinensis K.

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Antioxidant Red Yunnan Tea

Red Tea Yunnan - Camellia sinensis K.   

Origin: China

Used part: Leaf and stem


Red tea, also known as Oolong tea, is one of the variations of teas obtained from the herb Camellia sinensis. Black tea, green tea and white tea are the other variations. The difference between them is in the form of preparation and maturation of the herb, where after a process of elimination of enzymes and fermentation one obtains the characteristic red coloration of the tea. Its sweet smell and strong, slightly sweet taste are the characteristics that help identify oolong also helping to conquer new consumers. The parts of the herb used for consumption are the leaves and the stem.

The fermentation process of oolong tea leaf is not complete, the moment the leaves begin to change color, the process is stopped. This is so that the flavonoid rate increases compared to green tea. In a middle-aged woman, oolong tea ingested after lunch can burn 10 percent more fat than normal, more than twice the green tea, which can only burn about 4 percent fat.

Health benefits:

Red tea is widely used for the excellent benefits that its properties provide in our body. It has in the composition proteins; glycines; Ascorbic acid; B vitamins and purine bases, especially caffeine; polyphenols: flavonol and flavone monosides; among other important substances.

Good Herbal Remedy:

  • Removal of free radicals
  • Helps in good bone structure
  • Weight loss
  • Relieves stress
  • Improves blood flow
  • It acts as a diuretic
  • Stimulates the immune system
  • It burns calories
  • Helps to detox the body
  • Lowers blood cholesterol levels


  1. Put 2 tablespoons of herb to a liter of water
  2. Turn off when the water reaches boil
  3. Cover and leave the solution muffled for about 10 minutes
  4. Strain and drink

How to Drink:

Take 3 to 4 cups a day.

It is important to strain the tea so that the active ingredients do not return to the leaves again. In addition, remember that the medicinal tea, after its preparation, cannot be reheated.


Despite its various benefits and properties, red tea is a tea like any other and one should be on alert about the recommendations of its consumption. For example, it should not be over-consumed as it can cause problems like anxiety, insomnia and kidney stones. It may also end up intensifying the symptoms of PMS. Your intake at night should be avoided because of its high caffeine content. Its contraindications are for people with gastritis, cardiac arrhythmia and for pregnant women.