5 reasons why white tea is good for you

By Shruti Saxena | Updated: Oct 11, 2014, 09:42 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: White tea has been quite popular in China and has recently become popular in other parts of the world including India. It is made from immature tea leaves that are picked just before the buds have fully opened.

Here are a few health benefits of white tea:

-White tea is an excellent source of antioxidants and flavonoids that increases immunity. It also contains polyphenols that helps in dissolution of triglycerides which are deposited in our body.

-Drinking 2-3 cups of white tea a day helps in thinning of blood and thus keeps your heart in good health.-Studies suggest that drinking white tea can also help in controlling blood sugar levels thereby preventing diabetes.

-White tea is good for your skin as it prevents the skin from damage caused by free radicals.

-It helps lower high blood pressure and also keeps cholesterol in check.