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Antioxidants this tea contains may be able to help prevent damage which free radicals cause.

Antioxidant effects of tea: evidence from human clinical trials: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14519827

Antioxidant supplements and mortality: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24241129

Pu-erh Tea is also known to have antibacterial properties. This may help protect the body from certain bacteria, one being E. Coli. Another benefit may be the assistance in treating mild acne conditions.

Antibacterial property and mechanism of a novel Pu-erh tea nanofibrous membrane: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00253-011-3501-2

The anti-inflammatory properties found in Pu-erh Tea may help with decreasing the pain caused by inflammatory conditions such as arthritis. The properties have been known to ease the redness, swelling and other irritation.

The Microbiome and Metabolites in Fermented Pu-erh Tea as Revealed by High-Throughput Sequencing and Quantitative Multiplex Metabolite Analysis: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0157847

Another possible benefit is the decrease in photo aging, commonly known as the damage caused by the sun. There are also bodily toxins that Pu-erh Tea may break down or help to eliminate. This break down of toxins may also help towards weight loss as the toxins usually contribute to weight gain.

157 - Skin Antiaging and Detoxifying Properties of Ancient Tea Forest Pu’er Tea: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0891584916306694?via%3Dihub

Effect of pu‐erh tea on body fat and lipid profiles in rats with diet‐induced obesity: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ptr.3247

This tea may help with stomach aliments as it may help balance the bacteria in the stomach.

The Microbiome and Metabolites in Fermented Pu-erh Tea as Revealed by High-Throughput Sequencing and Quantitative Multiplex Metabolite Analysis: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0157847

Pu-Erh tea and GABA attenuates oxidative stress in kainic acid-induced status epilepticus: https://jbiomedsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1423-0127-18-75

Pu-erh Tea was found to have gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) which is used to reduce stress.

Pu-erh Tea Protects the Nervous System by Inhibiting the Expression of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12035-016-0064-3

Even though the tea contains caffeine, it has been found that sleep quality may be improved.

Pu-Erh tea and GABA attenuates oxidative stress in kainic acid-induced status epilepticus: https://jbiomedsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1423-0127-18-75

One study found that Pu-erh Tea may help with cholesterol levels and cardiovascular health.

Pu-erh tea aqueous extracts lower atherosclerotic risk factors in a rat hyperlipidemia model: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S053155650900062X?via%3Dihub

By consuming this tea regularly, you may be able to relieve symptoms of metabolic syndrome.

A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study of Pu’er tea (普洱茶) extract on the regulation of metabolic syndrome: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11655-011-0781-4

Another interesting find was its possibility of assisting with lowering blood sugar levels.

Pu-erh tea polysaccharides decrease blood sugar by inhibition of α-glucosidase activity in vitro and in mice: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2015/FO/C4FO01025F#!divAbstract

The properties of this tea may help promote bone health.

Pu-erh Tea Extract Ameliorates Ovariectomy-Induced Osteoporosis in Rats and Suppresses Osteoclastogenesis In Vitro: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphar.2017.00324/full

Pu-erh Tea’s antioxidant and cholesterol-lowering effects may help prevent heart disease.

Pu-erh tea aqueous extracts lower atherosclerotic risk factors in a rat hyperlipidemia model: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S053155650900062X?via%3Dihub

With many looking for cures for cancer, researchers have thought about the ingredients of tea being a possibility to work against cancer cells. Some of the ingredients in Pu-erh Tea have been thought to fight against the growth of tumor cells, though more research is needed for clarification.

Pu-erh Tea Inhibits Tumor Cell Growth by Down-Regulating Mutant p53: https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/12/11/7581

Recent advances on the beneficial use and health implications of Pu-Erh tea: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996913001415?via%3Dihub

 

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