Guess I should really start drinking tea., lol. ....
1. Yulmucha (Job's tears tea)
The tea of Job's tears has diuretic effects, helping the body to remove excess water and edema. Job's tears is good for people who easily become swollen, but it has a cold character, so pregnant women and people with cold hands and feet should avoid it
2. Gamipcha (persimmon leaf tea)
The tea of persimmon leaf is effective in lowering cholesterol in the body. Thus, it is good for obese people with high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, or diabetes. Persimmon leaf is also high in Vitamin C, which helps raise immunity against diseases and promotes blood circulation. Make sure not to brew the tea for too long, as the tannin in the persimmon leaf can cause constipation. Brew the leaf for 15 minutes in water heated to 60 to 70 degrees Celcius.
3. Saenggangcha (ginger tea)
Ginger has a warm and spicy character, which promotes digestion and helps detoxification for better metabolism. This effect raises energy consumption in the body and thus is helpful for weight loss. Ginger tea is effective for people with cold bodies or those who easily get stomach disorders after eating cold food. However, it should be avoided by those with excess warmth in their bodies.
4. Oolong tea (half-fermented tea)
Oolong tea is rich in polyphenols, which help burn neutral fats, so it is good for dietary purposes. Oolong tea is highly recommended for those who like greasy food. Oolong is effective in controlling active oxygen, which stimulates aging, so it is also good for the skin. The tea is also known for alleviating fatigue and helping digestion.
5. Jinpicha (mandarin peel tea)
Jinpicha is especially good for those who have experienced a sudden increase in weight after pregnancy or childbirth. The peel of mandarin oranges is high in hesperidin, which is effective in reducing body fat. It also has four times more vitamin C than the mandarin fruit, so it is good for treating cold or fatigue. The tea has no side effects and helps digestion, so it can be consumed by anyon