If Kourtney Kardashian says that it works for cellulite and a flat belly - it must be true... right?! 🙃😮 Well.... there's some truth and everything so we decided to share the research...(and add one more ingredient to the list). The top two that are clinically shown to help improve metabolism, tighten skin and even help increase collagen are oolong tea and green tea (organic and some are more effective than others).
Below you can read about each. We use ALL of them in our Bath Pods and our Topical Magnesium Herbal Therapy Wrap. ENJOY.
Oolong Tea According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, oolong tea contains trace amounts of vital vitamins and minerals such as calcium, manganese, copper, carotin, selenium, potassium, and magnesium. Additionally, it contains niacinamide and other detoxifying alkaloids.
Oolong blocks the release of the enzymes that break down fats so they can be stored. Instead, the fats pass through you, undigested. As you absorb less dietary fat, the body burns its supply of stored fat for energy. Researchers have found that consuming daily amounts of oolong tea can cut fat storage by up to 50%
Several studies have shown that oolong tea could help enhance weight loss by improving fat burning and speeding up metabolism. In one study, 102 overweight or obese people drank oolong tea every day for six weeks, which may have helped reduce both their body weight and body fat. The researchers proposed the tea did this by improving the metabolism of fat in the body (13%).
Gunpowder Green Tea
Gunpowder green tea is rolled into pellets preserving the quality of the tea leaves. It contains specific antioxidants that help ward off premature aging by fighting free radicals and healing damaged cells. This helps to fight skin aging and stimulate new skin cell production; therefore reducing the appearance of stretchmarks and scars
Benefits of absorbing Tea Through the Skin
• Detoxifies skin • May delay skin cell aging • Promotes healing of sores and wounds • Soothes Stressed Skin • Help to balance skin tone • Aid in the repair of sun damage • Promotes rejuvenation of skin cells • Fights free radicals • Reduces inflammation • Improves psoriasis • Reduces dandruff • Helps treat and prevent Acne and aids in the healing of other skin conditions.