Purple tea is widespread in the mountainous Kenya area. After years of research by the Kenyan Tea Development Authority, this variety of tea was discovered to grow efficiently in the wealthy volcanic mountain soil.
Purple tea is known for its host of medicinal properties, as it contains more anthocyanins and lower catechins. It has a low caffeine content and is rich in antioxidants that provide anti-cancer benefits, improve vision, lower cholesterol and blood sugar metabolism.
Purple tea has an infinitely more earthy and rustic flavour than normal black tea. It has an exceptional thirst quenching quality and is proven to reduce the risk of hypertension and cardiac arrest.
The tea has a wonderful purple colour that stems from anthocyanins and which make the tea more astringent. It is recognized as the next big thing in healthy skin care.
A Japanese company also discovered that the ingredients of purple tea provide the following five benefits:
Compared to green tea, purple tea is quite a bit tastier. It is simple to prepare by steeping the tea leaves in hot water for a few moments.
Lemon and honey can be added, if preferred. It works best when consumed before eating. Two cups per day are sufficient to obtain the precise dose.
Results are noticeable after two weeks. Within a month, the whole body tends to feel healthier, less exhausted and look better.
First of all, make a strong batch of purple tea by steeping the tea leaves in hot water for a few minutes. Let it cool and then add a half a cup of freshly squeezed *orange juice. Place it in a small container and chill in the refrigerator. Use this fluid to tone your skin after washing every evening for two weeks.
If you add one mashed banana, this combination can also be used as a face mask for 15 minutes before washing.
*not for sensitive skin and shouldn’t be used prior to going out in the sun without sunscreen.