Chinese Detox Tea

Chinese detox tea is a kind of health tea that can remove toxins from the body. According to traditional Chinese medicine, tea is a good antidote for toxins such as alcohol, nicotine, exhaust gas, radiation, and so on.

Nowadays, with the change of living and eating habits and the increase of life pressure, more and more toxins accumulate in the body.

Toxins refer to substances that have an adverse effect on the human body:

  • Internal toxins: wastes from metabolism, free radicals, cholesterol, fat, uric acid, lactic acid, water poison, extravasated blood, etc.
  • External toxins: air pollution, pesticide residues in vegetables, automobile exhaust, industrial waste gas, chemicals, preservatives in food, excessive heavy metal in cosmetics, junk food, etc.

The accumulation of toxins in the human body makes it easy to get sick, so regular detoxification for keeping a healthy body is very necessary. After removing the toxins from the body, the skin and body will become better and better.

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Ju Hua Tea

Ju Hua tea is made from chrysanthemum. Ju Hua is the Chinese name of chrysanthemum and it is traditional Chinese medicine.

Ju Hua is originated in China, with a cultivation history of more than 2,500 years, and its varieties reach more than 3,000. According to historical records, people in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) began to drink Ju Hua tea.

Ju Hua tea has the function of detoxification. It has the effect of removing harmful chemicals and scavenging free radicals accumulated in the body.

It is also especially suitable for drinking in summer and it can clear away internal heat and relieving summer heat.

Aloe Tea

Aloe tea is made from the leaves of aloe. It is said that there are about 3,000 kinds of aloes on the earth, but no more than 6 kinds of aloes are eatable. The chemical composition of aloe is extremely complex, and its effective substances are higher than other plants.

The leaf juice of aloe is a kind of traditional Chinese medicine. It has the function of removing liver toxins, improving blood circulation,  removing toxins in the blood, and lowering cholesterol.

Aloe tea tastes a little bitter. When making aloe tea, you can add some honey or sugar. Aloe and honey both have good functions of lubricating the intestine and promoting intestinal peristalsis, so they are also good choices for people who are losing weight.

Burdock Tea

Burdock tea is made from the roots of burdock. Burdock is traditional Chinese medicine and looks like Chinese yam. Its roots and fruit have medicinal value.

Burdock contains inulin, cellulose, protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, and vitamins and trace elements needed by the human body. The content of carotene in burdock is 150 times higher than that of carrot and the content of protein and calcium of it is the first among rhizome plants.

According to the <Compendium of Materia Medica>, burdock can provide nutrients to the body while removing toxins from the body, which is a very natural way to detox. This is why burdock tea is so popular in the world.

Burdock also has a strong function of scavenging free radicals in the body. The free radicals are produced in the process of human metabolism. It can make cells aging and produce lipofuscin (senile plaques).

Dandelion Tea

Dandelion tea is made from the leaves of dandelion. Dandelion is traditional Chinese medicine and is often used to treat heat-toxin disease.

Heat-toxin is a term of traditional Chinese medicine. It can cause skin redness, swelling, and inflammation and can cause hot eyes (bloodshot eyes), pharyngalgia, constipation, Sores Ulceration, etc. Modern research has found that dandelion leaves also have the function of preventing and treating the tumor.

Dandelion contains dandelion alcohol, dandelion, choline, organic acid, inulin, and other healthy nutrients. It can not only be used for medicine but also edible.

Red Clover Tea

Red clover tea is made from the flower and leaves of Trifolium pratense. Red clover is traditional Chinese medicine and is often used to treat lung and respiratory diseases such as cough. This herb is widely praised for its medicinal value. It can be found in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Red clover tea has a mild diuretic property, which means it can stimulate urination, help excrete excess toxins and salt,  and reduce the pressure and workload of the liver and kidney.

Red clover contains a substance called coumarin, which can be used as a blood thinner. This blood thinner can effectively reduce thrombosis and improve blood circulation. Good blood circulation can improve the efficiency of detoxification.

Houttuynia Cordata Tea

Houttuynia cordata tea is made from the dried leaves and stems of Houttuynia cordata.

Houttuynia cordata is called Yu Xing Cao in China. Yu Xing means “fishy smell” and Cao means “grass”. There is a strong fishy smell in the fresh leaves of Houttuynia cordata.

Houttuynia cordata tea is a traditional Chinese medicine prescription that is recorded in the medical book <Chinese Pharmacopoeia>. It can promote diuresis, clear away internal heat, remove carbuncle toxins, etc.

Besides, Houttuynia cordata has the function of anti-radiation. It is suitable for people who are often close to the radiation source, such as X-ray machines and computer operators. Often drinking Houttuynia tea can reduce radiation damage to the body.

Wolfberry Tea

Wolfberry tea is made from the fruit of Lycium barbarum or Lycium chinense. Wolfberry also called Goji Berry or Gou Qi is traditional Chinese medicine. It contains riboflavin, nicotinic acid, ascorbic acid, and many trace elements.

LBP (Lycium Barbarum Polysaccharide) is an important substance of wolfberry. It can promote the phagocytosis of peritoneal macrophages, boost metabolism, regulate endocrine, promote protein synthesis, accelerate liver detoxification, and relieve constipation.

Ginger Tea

Ginger is the main medicinal material of traditional Chinese medicine. There is a saying that “Ginger can cure hundreds of diseases”.

There are many prescriptions of ginger in many ancient Chinese medical books. Ginger is widely used for antibacterial and detoxification. People often use ginger tea to treat cold.

Ginger black tea is a very famous tea, which can remove detox and lose weight. Just put a few slices of ginger when making black tea.