It is known that the Chinese green tea has many health benefits. But it is lesser known that the Bancha twig tea is also a green tea but this is a Japanese variant. The Bancha twig tea is also known as Kukicha twig tea. It is rich source of assorted minerals, such as manganese, fluorine, zinc, calcium, copper and selenium and vitamins, such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin B complex. Also it is rich source of catechins and flavanoids which are popular anti – cancerous polyphenols. The Bancha twig tea is rich in tannins which is making it a good detoxifying agent. This tea is often recommended as a natural treatment for many different health conditions but a lot more studies must be done in the future about these properties.
Here are some health benefits of Bancha twig tea:
Keeps blood sugar levels under control: There are some studies in which is proven the positive impact of assorted variants of the green tea in curing and preventing diabetes type 2. Also it is known that the Bancha twig tea has this potential and it can enhance the glucose metabolism rate in the body. This type of tea can help to keep the blood sugar level under control.
Prevents and eases HPV infection: When you drink 2 cups of Bancha twig tea, then it can impede the growth of abnormal cells in the cervix that cause HPV infection (Human Papilloma Virus).
Combats cold and flu: This type of tea is packed with Vitamin C which can be added to your daily diet because it can boost your immunity. Also the Bancha twig tea can help to combat the flu and cold.
Lowers risk of cardiovascular diseases: It is known fact that this type of tea has the potential to lower and maintain the blood pressure levels of our bodies. You should drink 2 cups of Bancha twig tea because it can prevent the cardiovascular diseases.
Health benefits of Bancha twig tea
Natural detox agent: Bancha twig tea is packed with antioxidants which can help to detoxify the liver and kidneys. With this tea, the unwanted wastes are expelled from the body and it is protecting your body from many different diseases.
Helps you to shed flab: Bancha twig tea is rich in caffeine and zero in calories which is making it an ideal tea for weight loss. This tea has the potential to stimulate the secretion of bile. This property, in turn will empower and enhance the digestive system and it is enabling a proper assimilation of fat. As we have said, this tea is zero in calories which is making it an ideal snack option.
Good for skin: Our bodies have free radicals which are harmful for the skin. It is recommended to drink two cups of Bancha twig tea because it can help in the fight against these free radicals. It has antioxidants – polyphenols which can combat the free radicals and they can lower the negative impact on the skin. Also it can help in delaying premature aging and it will keep your skin radiant and young. Also the Bancha twig tea can help to keep your skin safe from skin cancer. It will keep your skin nourished and moisturized and it can prevent dry skin issues. It is known fact that the topical application of the Bancha twig tea can be very effective home remedy for sunburns. Also this tea can shield your skin from many different conditions, in which are included acne, psoriasis and rashes.
Keeps you mentally alert: Bancha twig tea has caffeine which has a positive impact on mental alertness.
Prevents oral infections: This tea is rich source of catechins, especially the epigallocatechin gallate. You can use this tea as an antiseptic for oral infections, such as cavities and periodontal issues. You can use cool Bancha twig tea to do an oral gargle, 2 times per day because it will provide quicker healing.
Helps to combat cancer: There are some studies in which are said that this tea has the potential to slow down and even safeguard you from different types of cancer, such as esophageal, pancreatic, bladder and ovarian cancers. There are some studies in which are said that women who drink at least two cups of Bancha twig tea, have 46% lower chances of developing ovarian cancer compared to women who do not drink this tea.