Jasmine tea is a kind of aromatic tea. The natural aroma of Jasmine blossoms is used to achieve the tea’s aroma. Tea leaves are mixed repeatedly with the flowers until they absorb their perfume. The tea is then gently baked in an oven.
Jasmine Tea Benefits
Another health benefit of Jasmine tea is its ability in reducing chronic discomfort linked with arthritis and joint pain. Certain organic elements of this tea have anti-inflammatory properties and therefore help in reducing inflammation and swelling of joints. They do so by deterring unwanted cellular oxidation.
Jasmine tea has also proved itself to be a valuable tool in the fight against diabetes. Its consumption can reverse the adverse effects that diabetes poses on serum proteins.
This makes it work as a regulator for those already diagnosed with diabetes and a preventive measure for those free from diabetes but still taking it as their daily or weekly health course of therapy.
The ability to digest glucose is the fundamental mechanism that leads to diabetic conditions.
So, regulating means such as Jasmine tea can be very vital in preventing or treating the condition.
Cardiovascular health: for people with individual or family account of cardiovascular conditions, consumption of Jasmine tea can hugely help in preventing extra problems.
The catechins present in this tea have been proved to be a key factor in inhibiting low density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation, which causes inflammation of the arteries after the oxidation of the bad cholesterol.
This inflammation within arteries and veins can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Reducing this oxidizing process decrease the levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and in turn preventing long time threats such as heart attacks. This also helps in regulating blood circulation.
Stress relief: jasmine essential oil is used to give a tranquilizing effect in aromatherapy. Scientific studies have shown that the smell of Jasmine indeed acts as a trivial sedative.
The smell of Jasmine is vital in relieving stress as it reduces the heart rates and produces a calm mood state.
This calming down helps you rejuvenate and achieve a healthy, moist skin. In addition to mental health, Jasmine tea is good for preventing early menopause and postnatal depression.
Researches and references
Chen, Z. Y., Law, W. I., Yao, X. Q., Lau, C. W., Ho, W. K., and Huang, Y. Inhibitory effects of purified green tea epicatechins on contraction and proliferation of arterial smooth muscle cells. Acta Pharmacol.Sin. 2000;21(9):835-840
Kwon, do Y., Choi, K. H., Kim, S. J., Choi, D. W., Kim, Y. S., and Kim, Y. C. Comparison of peroxyl radical scavenging capacity of commonly consumed beverages. Arch.Pharm.Res 2009;32(2):283-287